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Join Oxfam at the Party Conferences

Over the next 3 weeks politicians and political party members will be gathering for their annual party conferences.  Party conferences are a fantastic opportunity to influence decision makers...

Robin Hood Tax Campaigners

Oxford calls for a Robin Hood Tax

Robin Hood Tax campaigners in Oxford have taken to the streets to stage some very unusual theatre. Joella Lynch reports on a day spent surprising strangers and chasing bankers around the...

London Olympics legacy - an end to global hunger?

This week, because of your support, we made an important step. We helped get hunger and the broken food system high on the world's agenda. ...

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...

Malian campaigner Amadou Maiga walks through a mock graveyard set up by the Control Arms coalition next to the United Nations building in New York July 25, 2012

A global Arms Trade Treaty: a marathon not a sprint

The fight for an Arms Trade Treaty has been a marathon - not a sprint. Here, Oxfam's Head of Arms Control Anna Macdonald sets out why she believes it's worth staying the course. ...

Sahel Hand In – Knock, knock, knocking on Number 10's door

It was a scorching morning, the sun bearing down on our squinting faces as we posed for photos, fake knocking on the famous door of Number 10. I was representing Oxfam, along with other activists...

Campaigning made easy - People Power

No one said changing the world was going to be a doddle. But making a real difference by exerting some 'people power' can be surprisingly easy… and effective.  ...

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...

Foreign Secretary William Hague

Just days left to secure a strong Arms Trade Treaty

by Lisa Rutherford, UK Campaigns Manager, Oxfam GB in New York City Email the UK government now to demand a bulletproof Arms Trade Treaty >  ...

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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...

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