12,000 of you have voiced your concern for Syria

More than 12,000 people signed our petition on Syria for Ban Ki-moon. Our CEO, Barbara Stocking, took your signatures to Ban, the UN Secretary General. Barbara says: "I raised our concerns...

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...

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...

Residents of Lighthorne with Campaigns intern Andy Schofield

Villagers GROW for Oxfam

For the first time Oxfam will be exhibiting a show garden at this year's BBC Gardeners' World Live at the N.E.C. from 13-17 June. The Oxfam Midlands Campaign team has been working with local...

Take the next step on the Fair Trade Way

When you join any campaign, you take the first step along a journey. The more people we can reach out to and connect with along the way, the faster we will reach our destination together. ...

Bravo to the Wolverhampton Soroptimists!

Soroptimists in Wolverhampton have collected over 100 bras to support Oxfam's Big Bra Hunt. ...

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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