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Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Britain has a proud history of providing support for people to lift themselves out of poverty around the world. Today, we celebrate part of that history as we reflect on the law, passed exactly one...

A year on: We cannot forget the people of Gaza

A lot can happen in 365 days. And for the crisis in Gaza, this rings truer than ever. This week marks the one year anniversary of the conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2000 people...

Make Poverty History: Ten years on

Ten years ago this month, Scotland hosted one of the most highly anticipated global summits that social justice campaigners have seen in modern times. Throughout the three day G8 summit in Gleneagles,...

Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government

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Together we must stand with #WithSyria

The enormity of the suffering of the Syrian people over the past four years has reached a devastating peak, leaving over 200,000 dead, a nearly unbelievable 11 million displaced, cities splintered...

Thank you to the MPs who voted for the 0.7% aid bill on 5 December 2014

A life-saving law is in the making, thanks to you!

You did it! From contacting your MPs to tell them how strongly you feel about ending poverty to joining a rousing singalong outside Parliament to the tune of 'Stay Another Day,' your message...

Progress on 0.7%

In March 2013 the UK became the first G7country to meet the 40 year old United Nations commitment to invest 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) in international development aid. After years of relentless...

The 500 George Osbornes leave Westminster Tube Station

Development aid campaigning in 2013

Why campaign on development aid?  Oxfam's Head of Development Finance and Public Services, Emma Seery: "Aid is literally lifesaving for millions of people, and extends...

We’re keeping the pressure on...

Now that the G8 has started, and discussions are taking place we've been hitting the media. Friday 14 June On Friday we hosted a 'pop-up tax haven' on London's South...

The G8 is in our sights

So guess who was spotted in Northern Ireland yesterday? Yes you guessed correctly - the G8. Here they are trying to hitch a lift to Enniskillen, one of the most westerly towns of the UK.  ...

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