Investment in life-changing aid – what can it achieve?

ONE has produced a light touch, fact packed document called 'Small Change - Big Difference' which marks out what the UK Government is planning to achieve with UK Aid - have a read and...

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How you can use a banana to control the arms trade

In 2006, you persuaded 153 governments to begin work on a global Arms Trade Treaty. But the job is not done and there is a real danger that governments agree a treaty that is too weak. We need your...

The importance of water

Over the next week people around the world will be walking for water. Here's why I think it matters. ...

Congratulations: Boston Spa Oxfam group turns 40

One of our most dedicated groups is marking an amazing 40 years of fundraising for Oxfam. Their flagship event, the annual Christmas Coffee Morning (with the help of a few satellite events) last...

Bringing a community closer together through planting trees

Bringing a community closer together through planting trees

Oxfam and our partner Eadha Enterprises have been working on the Communities Branching Out project in Scotland, which links climate change prevention with community development. We have been working...

Roma community clean up city streets as they integrate into Scottish society

At school in Slovakia, Marcela Adamova's pale skin and blue eyes qualified her for a seat at the front of the class with the white pupils - while Roma children were pushed to the back. Marcela...

Conspicuously poor

In a society in which we often judge each other by superficial appearances, it seems individuals are denied empathy or support as 'poor' if they are still able to take care of their appearance. ...

It's the inequality, stupid

We know so much about the growing inequality in the UK. We know that it is getting worse - in Scotland, for example, two fifths of the increase in income during the last decade has gone to...

Children across India take part in '9 is Mine' campaign

Children in India are showing the rest of us a thing or two about campaigning with their huge 'Nine is Mine' campaign. They're holding the Indian government to account over their promise...

Left behind by the G20: It's time to tackle inequality

Are poor people being left behind by the G20? Ian Sullivan takes a look at a new Oxfam report tackling this issue. ...

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