West Africa campaign success: Determination not dreams

"The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so." These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid,...

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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...

From Scotland to the world: Fighting climate change

A friend from London and I have a long standing joke about how great we Scots are as inventors. We are certainly a small nation that likes to lead the way: the T.V, telephone and tarmac - and...

What happens when you take an action with Oxfam? The Rio hand in

As a campaigning organisation we regularly ask you, our supporters, to sign action cards and petitions or take online actions. But what happens to those actions after you take them? Over...

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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...

Food justice for West Africa- a special evening in Manchester

People will learn from a Manchester charity worker and from a Shadow Minister how families are coping with food shortages in West Africa.  ...

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Creative support of Oxfam’s Grow campaign

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Birth rights: What's been achieved so far

Birth rights is an 'amazing campaign' said Andrew Mitchell, the UK's International Development Secretary when he spoke to an audience including midwives, nurses and doctors at the launch...

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