MDG spending infographic

Are governments meeting their MDG spending targets?

Government Spending Watch, a site that collates MDG spending, launches today. Guppi Bola and Rachel Bladon explain how this powerful tool will be critical in holding governments to account....

Tax havens: Where profits go to hide

Tax havens are, by nature, shady. And that's not just the swaying palm trees. But intrepid activists across the world have put together short videos exposing the truth about these financial foxholes,...

How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

With your help, Oxfam has been campaigning since September on land grabs, as part of our GROW campaign for food justice. We wanted the World Bank to take some urgently needed action to help end land...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

You spoke and companies listened

Less than two months ago, Oxfam called on the three largest chocolate companies to do more for the women who grow the cocoa used in Oreos, M&Ms and Crunch bars, to name just a few....

Family Life Below the Line: "It's been tougher than I imagined"

As many Live Below the Line participants have found over the last few days, living on £1 a day is certainly a challenge. But how hard is it when you are a family of four on a £4 a day budget? Activism...

To Trend or not to Trend: How to Influence your MP

Do you want to influence your MP? Public Affairs Assistant Ali Sameer reveals the best way to get your voice heard: ...

Land campaigners in Sheffield

A Shock For Sheffield Shoppers

Residents of Sheffield got a shock on Saturday to find that parts of their city were being sold off.  A Grab, Grab and Profit auction was in progress in the city centre, with iconic landmarks...

Craven’s Skipton Event: Enough Food IF We Raise Our Voice, IF We Act Together

The IF campaign is not only reaching out to millions of people who go to bed hungry every night in developing countries but it's reaching the far corners of Britain such as Skipton, where Craven...

Levenshulme Pupils Help Pakistan

We're always interested to hear about campaigners and their passion for helping others around the world. ...

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

There's a saying in my home town of Wigan, in the North of England, that's often shouted at football matches and displayed on souvenirs. It goes 'We come from Wigan and we live in mud...

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