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Craven’s Skipton Event: Enough Food IF We Raise Our Voice, IF We Act Together

The IF campaign is not only reaching out to millions of people who go to bed hungry every night in developing countries but it's reaching the far corners of Britain such as Skipton, where Craven...

Family Life Below the Line: "It's been tougher than I imagined"

As many Live Below the Line participants have found over the last few days, living on £1 a day is certainly a challenge. But how hard is it when you are a family of four on a £4 a day budget? Activism...

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

There's a saying in my home town of Wigan, in the North of England, that's often shouted at football matches and displayed on souvenirs. It goes 'We come from Wigan and we live in mud...

Minnie is going to live below the line

Have you ever thought about how much you money spend on food in a single day? It's an unusually sunny afternoon in Manchester and I have realised that eggs and toast for breakfast, two cups of...

The World Bank and land grabs

At the beginning of its Land and Poverty Conference this week, the World Bank Group put out a statement on land that follows many months - and in some cases years - of campaigning...

IF activists dressed as Chancellor George Osborne campaign for a fair budget

Big companies: spill the beans on tax

Ever feel powerless when you read stories about big business dodging tax, hiding accounts and getting away with it all over and over again? Us too.  But more and more lately people across...

Could you be the next campaigner to lobby your MP?

When Constituency Campaigner Frances Howell went to lobby her MP Fiona Bruce about land grabs she got more than she bargained for - an invitation to the Palace of Westminster no less!  Read...

IF campaigners dress up as George Osborne

10 amazing things #IF campaigners have achieved

10. Tweeted all about it!  When we launched a Thunderclap, IF reached more than 300,000 tweeters – and that’s not counting the everyday #IF tweets which ordinary folk – and some...

Pleckgate High School Open Their Doors To Celebrate Fairtrade

On the 27th of February 160 year 6 pupils from 4 primary schools in Blackburn came together at Pleckgate High School for a event exploring the challenges and opportunities that smallholder farmers'...

Get Together in the North

We saw hundreds of people Get Together in many unusual and imaginative ways to fundraise for Oxfam's projects around the world. Helen Turner showcases everyone's amazing efforts from...

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