Subject: rights

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Show your Love for Syria at Ramsbottom Festival

The festival season is winding down- but Ramsbottom Festival is fast approaching and we need your help to make it extra special for Syria: find out here from our Kristie Thacker how.  ...

Syria: Waiting For Peace

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Bridgette at parliamentary land grab stunt

Looking for Campaigners

Oxfam in the North of England is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join their Constituency Campaigner Programme ...

Land campaigners in Sheffield

A Shock For Sheffield Shoppers

Residents of Sheffield got a shock on Saturday to find that parts of their city were being sold off.  A Grab, Grab and Profit auction was in progress in the city centre, with iconic landmarks...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

You spoke and companies listened

Less than two months ago, Oxfam called on the three largest chocolate companies to do more for the women who grow the cocoa used in Oreos, M&Ms and Crunch bars, to name just a few....

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

Since Iain Duncan Smith rashly joined a long list of politicians trying to "experience poverty" by declaring that he could live on £53 a week (the level of income a market trader said he...

London students support We Can campaign on International Women's Day

London students support We Can campaign on International Women's Day

Students of Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College spent their International Women's Day supporting the Oxfam We Can campaign and standing up to violence against women. Hundreds of students...

Getting it right briefing paper jacket

Getting it right: the final push to negotiate a strong Arms Trade Treaty

Advocacy officer Helena Whall on the forthcoming historic opportunity to create a binding robust treaty that will regulate the international trade in arms.  ...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

Are women from Mars?

Our Behind The Brands campaign launch kicked off with a call for Mars, Mondelez International and Nestlé to stop ignoring the women who are working in their cocoa supply chains....

Land grabbers 'sell' off Putney Bridge

Putney the Latest to Fall Victim to Land Grabbers

It was a typically cold and grey Monday morning, as we strolled down the banks of the River Thames.  We were just passing the London Rowing Club Boathouse when two men appeared, dressed in suits...

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