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Shannon and Zahra hand in the Oxfam petition

Children's Rights in Gaza

Following the escalation of conflict in Gaza last year, more than 8500 people signed a petition calling for an end to Israel's blockade. This could contribute to bringing peace and security to...

Young education campaigners meet with Paralympians.

Education is the magic key

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Banbury students grill Minister on Education for All

Last month Five Year 10 pupils from The Warriner School, Banbury, furthered their successful Send My Friend to School campaign by grilling a Government Minister at the Department for International...

WANTED: Young Ambassadors 2013!

Steve Sinnott Award for young education campaigners ...

Andrew Mitchell responds

In case you didn't read our last blog, the Oxfam Youth Board have been lobbying the PM himself on Girl's Education in Afghanistan. They collected some creative and wonderful petitions from...

Taking the message to number 10

On Monday 13th February, 6 members of Oxfam South-East youth board took a petition calling for better Education for girls in Afghanistan straight to the Prime Minister in Downing Street.  The...

Nine is Mine

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...

Speaking out for girls in Afghanistan

On 24 November Oxfam joined Afghan Connection, a charity founded by Dr. Sarah Fane, to raise awareness and lobby decision makers on behalf of girls' education in Afghanistan.  After years...

Taking the Water Week message to parliament

The UK Government have responded to Oxfam Water Week 2012 by meeting with a delegation of young people in parliament. Students from Craneswater School, Hampshire and Burntwood School, London met...

Students meet Foreign Secretary to speak out for universal education

Emma Woods is 15, and organised for William Hague to visit her school to show him how passionate the youth in her community are in ensuring every child has the right to go to school. Here she tells...