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Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government

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The "worst" Oxfam shop display you'll see today

Oxfam's high street shops are full of passionate, dedicated staff and volunteers, who don't just sell stuff to help Oxfam fight poverty - they also help spread the word about Oxfam fighting...

Scotland inequality

Latest reports on inequality in Scotland must lead to action

Oxfam Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's latest Wealth and Assets Survey 2006-2012, published alongside the Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare in Scotland and...

Mymensingh/Bangladesh  credit:Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

2015 A year for action

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Get trained to tackle tax dodging

Corporate tax dodging is a massive issue. Every year the UK misses out on billions of pounds, and developing countries lose a whopping estimated $160 billion a year. The money lost to tax...

David Smith – An Oxfam Supporter from Inverness

I was delighted to be invited to Oxfam house, Oxfam's HQ in Oxford, for this year's Supporter Conference. We were also advised of future campaign priorities including the Even It Up...

You made it happen! Oxfam’s Supporter Conference 2014

This year, we welcomed 70 people to Oxfam House for our annual Supporter Conference: Make It Happen.  It was a great day filled with the latest campaign information, training workshops and inspiring...

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...

Amir Nasser, 12, Jamam refugee camp. Two small makeshift schools are now open in Jamam, but these cannot accommodate all the children in the camp. Conflict and displacement severely interrupts the education of children (Credit: John Ferguson)

Even it up - why we are calling for an end to extreme inequality

Today Oxfam launches Even It Up around the world, a new campaign calling for world leaders to make closing the gap between the richest and the rest a priority. Here, Emma Seery introduces the Even...

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When even Middle England sees demand quadruple: An everyday food bank story

I thought of my own sad little middle class story of financial desperation. My first job in advertising and I was having to say no to a small portion of processed cheese in a grisly Southampton market....

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