Sahel conference

Sahel Crisis: A crucial conference

On Monday 18 June a high level meeting on the Sahel food crisis is being held in Brussels. This is a crucial opportunity for governments to show they are giving their fair share towards the food...

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...

The Sahel and the importance of campaigning

I love what happened over the weekend. Not only because of the positive impact it will have on those affected by the crisis in the Sahel, but also because it enables everyone who took action to see...

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...

From the UK to the US, Robin Hood is bigger than ever

An incredible 4,000 UK supporters of the Robin Hood Tax contacted their MPs to demand this tiny tax on banks in the last eight weeks - that's more than 70 per day!  Some in the UK even wore...

Most people start their life in the arms of a midwife

In the developing world though, too few people are lucky enough to start life this way. It shouldn't be a privilege to be born safely. And it doesn't have to be either. Why does it...

Oxfam Open House: Debates, Youtube, and building the movement

On Friday 18th  May Oxfam London & the South East linked up through the internet to 'Oxfam Connects' at Oxfam House, where a day of live sessions and workshops were streamed direct...

Bananas aren't made to kill people

They also haven't produced a world with 300,000 child soldiers. Still, in the global market, there are more regulations to sell bananas than guns. Like most people, I'm sure that you...

Dying for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

After nine years of campaigning for a legally binding agreement that controls the arms trade on an international level, we are now on the final hurdle to make this a reality.  Next month world...

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