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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 >  ...


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...

Bodies of evidence on first day of UN Arms Trade Treaty conference

The message from the first day of negotiations in New York City yesterday? Stop the 'body bag' approach to arms control. ...

‘Bags of Attitude’ hits UK Parliament as The Perfect Storm paper launches

‘Bags of Attitude’ hits UK Parliament as The Perfect Storm paper launches

Sophie Fosker and Mora McLagan talk about how a stunning new Oxfam exhibition shows how personally the politics crafted at Westminster can bite back home. The security systems at Westminster...

We need to keep talking about inequality in Britain

Yesterday, Oxfam joined again the chorus of voices saying that this 'austerity' business in the UK is not inevitable - "about time some big hitters stepped up", someone said on...

Caroline Lucas handing over her donations to Oxfam

Caroline Lucas on charity shopping, donating to Oxfam and a more sustainable future

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas recently joined Oxfam staff and volunteers in Brighton to champion charity shopping and donating to Oxfam. In the run-up of Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable...

Selina’s two sons meet their baby sister for the first time

Bloggers support Birth Rights campaign

Mum bloggers from across South England have been writing about Oxfam's Birth Rights campaign, helping us step by step to ensure women in Ghana receive better maternal health care. Click on the...

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