Queen's Speech: Government's commitment to help the world's poor people may be under threat

Oxfam's Birth Rights campaign has been demonstrating the vital difference that aid spending can have on the lives of mothers and their children in Ghana. Motivated by this, thousands of you have...

It's action time for Robin Hood

If Gandhi's chronology of "first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win" is anything to go by, the Robin Hood Tax campaign is getting close...

Leeds 'Die-In' for an Arms Trade Treaty

More than one person dies every minute from armed violence. An Arms Trade Treaty would control the shamefully unregulated small weapons trade, but only if it's as robust as possible. ...

Oxfam and MADE in Europe campaigning for a fairer world

MADE in Europe is a great organisation, helping tackle poverty and injustice. They do this by mobilising young Muslims to play a part in the global search for solutions. They draw upon the strong...

Join us for the Oxfam Open House

On May 18th, the Oxfam London and South East office will be holding an 'Open House' session. Drop in for tea, biscuits, and social justice! ...

How many midwives does it take to save two (or more) lives?

Just one. One trained medical practitioner who is there to offer help, guidance and support through the profound and challenging experience of bringing new life into the world. No mother...

Birth Rights photo exhibition in London

Photo: Oxfam campaigner Lucy Aitken-Read with daughter Ramona, who was born at Kings, at the exhibition. Lucy chose a homebirth with Ramona and felt secure because Kings was just five minutes away. ...

On your marks

Nottingham Karnival at the Olympics!

It's hard to escape the Olympics this year and although it sounds cliché, having the Olympics here in the UK really is a once in a life-time event. While many would be delighted to just get to...

ATT banana: Tweet me, then eat me

Arms Trade Treaty campaign - bananas outside the box

When you spend most of your day sitting in an office, eyes fixed on the computer screen, or stuck in the library trying to understand your essay question (let alone answer it), it can be difficult...

Zero-hours contract. Zero flexibility.

Zero-hours contract. Zero flexibity.

With more than one million 16 to 24 year-olds out of work in the UK today, and the lack of well-paid stable jobs, the future doesn't look too promising for young people. Jennifer Glinski, an...

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