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You stepped up to tackle Ebola - but did the world’s richest countries?

On 1 October the United Nations issued the stark warning that the Ebola outbreak must be brought under control within 60 days or the world will face an unprecedented situation for which...

On or off the field, it's time to even it up

Yesterday was an interesting morning to say the least - barely midday and I was already tired and sweaty! Here at Oxfam we spent the morning playing football, but this wasn't your usual...

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It’s time for politicians to listen to the people - not the polluters

We took action Back in September we put climate change back on the agenda when over 40,000 of us took over the streets of London for the Peoples Climate March, marching in solidarity...

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...

What is EU 2030 and why should you care

This EU Summit could change the world and most people haven't even heard about it:  What is EU 2030 and why should you care? We all know that what goes on in Brussels has...

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The people walked the walk. Global leaders talked the talk. Now it’s time for our leaders to walk the talk.

We marched. On Sunday 21st September, just days ahead of the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit in New York, Oxfam supporters joined 40,000 people marching at the People's Climate March in London....

The Peoples Climate March is just the beginning

What do we want? A climate deal! When do we want it? Now! The next time someone says that no one cares about climate change, let's remind them about the time that 40,000 people took over...

What it's like to campaign with Oxfam

I've never really thought of myself as a political activist (and still don't!) but I have always felt a strong moral obligation to speak out against injustice and to help unheard...

The truth Behind the Brands

5 positive steps to tackling climate change

Today we're celebrating yet another win in the fight against climate change: food giant Kellogg have committed to reducing their emissions and taken bold steps to tackle climate change, thanks...

General Mills has the makings of a climate leader thanks to your campaigning

After two months of campaigning we're thrilled to announce that General Mills - once ranked last on climate change policies on our Behind the Brands scorecard - has committed to setting targets...

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