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Warm atmosphere with delicious cakes and interesting debate about maternal health

Birth Rights Exhibition impressed Huddersfield – again!

  Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complication during pregnancy and childbirth - and Midwifery society from the Huddersfield University decided to raise awareness...

Westminster - Original photo by Sean Barnard


In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!  But what...

Bonnie Wright Senegal

Expelliarmus Poverty

At the end of the international year of co-operatives, I went to the Manchester GMEX on Thursday 1st November to hear the 1.4 Billion Reasons presentation from Bonnie Wright, Harry Potter actress...

Panelists at the World Vision Fringe event

Report from the Fringe by campaigner Rachel Kean

Campaigner Rachel Kean went along to a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference called "Is Peace-building Child's Play?" organised by World Vision UK.  She heard Ivan Lewis,...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

A woman in Mauritanian Sahel shows how drought has damaged her crops

The world's leaders need to pay their fair share - tell them to act now for Sahel

"How many people have to suffer how many times before we break the cycle of hunger? We cannot prevent drought - but we can prevent food crises." - David Macdonald, Deputy Director of Oxfam...

Youth campaigners take education message to government

Shalin Abraham from the Oxfam Midlands youth board attended a meeting with DfID minister Stephen O'Brien. The event organised by another Oxfam Board member and Global Campaign for Education...

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, calls for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

In a passionate appeal to governments negotiating an Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations until the 27th July, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia called on them to "make history in...

Selina’s two sons meet their baby sister for the first time

Bloggers support Birth Rights campaign

Mum bloggers from across South England have been writing about Oxfam's Birth Rights campaign, helping us step by step to ensure women in Ghana receive better maternal health care. Click on the...

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