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Local shop selling basic malaria medicines, Kilifi, Kenya. Credit: Caroline Penn / Panos

Salt, pepper, and some malaria tablets

Good investment in community healthcare is needed to fight malaria, argues Ian Sullivan, rather than putting people's health in the hands of untrained shopkeepers. ...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Make change happen- become a constituency campaigner!

Oxfam in London and the South East is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our new and growing movement of 'Constituency Campaigners' who are raising Oxfam's concerns with the...

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.  ...

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