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Voices - apply now for media training with Oxfam

Oxfam's work is supported by thousands of passionate people who lobby our MPs for change, sort donations in our shops or raise valuable funds through sponsorship. We want our supporters...

mumsandbabies

Mums and babies yoga group champions women's birth rights

Amongst wiggling babies and between sips of tea a group of mums came together to share their stories of pregnancy. A few days before, Shirley Gain, the mama of Sunflower Mama mums and babies...

Volunteer at the London Mela

Oxfam are looking for some people passionate about global justice to volunteer at the London Mela. One of London's biggest parties, the Mela will host stars such as Jaz Dhami and live band, DJs...

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...

Campaigning women in black with the Norwegian delegation

Strong women for a strong ATT

Each day, thousands of women face the brutal reality of violence which is exacerbated by the unregulated trade in small arms and light weapons.  Yesterday, Control Arms coalition members made...

One of Stern's recreations draws upon armed violence as a central theme.

Iconic images by Bristol’s Banksy recreated for control arm campaign.

Iconic images of graffiti artist Banksy have been recreated using real life lookalikes to support the control arms campaign. The campaign which is supported by Oxfam as well as Amnesty International...

London Oxfam and Amnesty campaigners drive an Abbot gun tank around London to highlight the need for a robust global Arms Trade Treaty.

World leaders must hit Arms Trade Treaty targets in order to save lives.

A failure to deliver a comprehensive ATT will result in many more millions of civilians being killed, injured, raped and forced to flee their homes. This trade in death must be regulated. ...

Victor Amisi

A life devoted to demobilizing child soldiers

by Justine Lesage in New York City. Originally posted on the Control Arms blog. Victor Amisi (below) is in New York, attending the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty, to explain his daily...

Ban Ki-moon accepts the Control Arms petition

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepts Control Arms petition

On 3rd July 2012 members of the Control Arms Coalition met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a handover ceremony of the 600,000+ signature Control Arms petition. ...

Bodies of evidence on first day of UN Arms Trade Treaty conference

The message from the first day of negotiations in New York City yesterday? Stop the 'body bag' approach to arms control. ...

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