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. ...

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...

The meaningless of fairness

I recently saw someone's new Facebook status reading: "Belinda is having a well-deserved glass of wine after a hard day's shopping. Thirsty work." This suggests to me how quickly...

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...

Relative poverty in our absolutely unequal world

Every now and again I am told that there is no poverty in the UK. I am told, invariably by people who have not met any of the thirteen million individuals who live in poverty in the UK, that because...

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