There is enough food in the world to go around for everyone. And everyone needs to eat. Whether or not you get to eat is another story...
People go hungry because of the global food system.
The system as it stands wastes food, pollutes the planet, and creates unjust inequalities within and between countries all over the world. It's the same people who produce the most food who get hit hardest by the food system.
For nearly 20 years, Oxfam has been campaigning at some of the UK's biggest festivals, but now we're spreading... and reaching some of the country's lesser-known events.
Often independently run, often award-winning, and always unique, we have found some of the more hidden but no less fantastic festivals to take our campaigners too.
Y Not Festival - winner of 'The Grassroots Festival Award' in 2011, and described...
People will learn from a Manchester charity worker and from a Shadow Minister how families are coping with food shortages in West Africa.
The festival season has officially begun folks! Now is the time to start thinking of great music, long sunny days and good times with your favourite mates….
And keeping in line with their track record of attending biggest and best festivals, Oxfam will be campaigning at the amazing 2012 Deer Shed festival.
The Deer Shed festival will take place over 20-22 July 2012 at Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire .
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 matter?
In Ghana, free healthcare has lead to a massive reduction in maternal mortality. But still, health centres are few and far between, and especially difficult for rural women to access. 75 women die every week because of complications in...
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 think that's ridiculous. The trade in guns and ammunition needs to be regulated, now.
Thankfully, you have the power to help to make this happen.
What's the problem?
In less than 35 days, the UN negotiates on an Arms Trade...