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Why We Need An Arms Trade Treaty

Like many people in the UK, I am fortunate enough to have lived a sheltered childhood and to have had a loving family who have always been there to support me.  I grew up thinking that that...

Voices - apply now for media training with Oxfam

Oxfam's work is supported by thousands of passionate people who lobby our MPs for change, sort donations in our shops or raise valuable funds through sponsorship. We want our supporters...

You are invited to join the journey of the Fair Trade Way

This August our journey will set off in Garstang, and we are heading right through the scenic lake district to Keswick. We want YOU to join us and be a part of this incredible Fair Trade Way. Six...

mumsandbabies

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...

Youth campaigners take education message to government

Shalin Abraham from the Oxfam Midlands youth board attended a meeting with DfID minister Stephen O'Brien. The event organised by another Oxfam Board member and Global Campaign for Education...

Volunteer at the London Mela

Oxfam are looking for some people passionate about global justice to volunteer at the London Mela. One of London's biggest parties, the Mela will host stars such as Jaz Dhami and live band, DJs...

Campaigning women in black with the Norwegian delegation

Strong women for a strong ATT

Each day, thousands of women face the brutal reality of violence which is exacerbated by the unregulated trade in small arms and light weapons.  Yesterday, Control Arms coalition members made...

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, calls for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

In a passionate appeal to governments negotiating an Arms Trade Treaty at the United Nations until the 27th July, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia called on them to "make history in...

One of Stern's recreations draws upon armed violence as a central theme.

Iconic images by Bristol’s Banksy recreated for control arm campaign.

Iconic images of graffiti artist Banksy have been recreated using real life lookalikes to support the control arms campaign. The campaign which is supported by Oxfam as well as Amnesty International...

London Oxfam and Amnesty campaigners drive an Abbot gun tank around London to highlight the need for a robust global Arms Trade Treaty.

World leaders must hit Arms Trade Treaty targets in order to save lives.

A failure to deliver a comprehensive ATT will result in many more millions of civilians being killed, injured, raped and forced to flee their homes. This trade in death must be regulated. ...

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