Messages from a Year 5 class to David Cameron

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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...

Primary School Assembly is land grabbed

On Friday 20 January the Burntwood School Youth Action Group visited Earlsfield Primary school to present an assembly to Year 4 about the global food crisis. Brianna, a member of the Burntwood...

Youth Board brave the rain in Manchester to campaign for Global Education

The Oxfam Youth Board for the North of England took themselves out on to the streets of rainy Manchester today to raise awareness for the 'Send My Sister to School' campaign. The campaign...

Celebrating Bangladesh’s 40th birthday with a call for action

On Wednesday 14 December the rather grand surroundings of the Speakers House at the Houses of Parliament were the setting for a reception to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bangladesh's independence. ...

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...

The impact of a postcard

Amirjan Begom from Central Foundation Girls School joined a group of students who met their MP Rushanara Ali in parliament. They went to update Rushanara on their exciting climate change campaign...

Youth Grab Oxfam House

It was a peaceful afternoon in Oxfam House; people hard at work, meetings in progress. Then: chaos! The atrium was snatched from its civilised state. Oxfam Youth Action Board members from...

Peanut and friends conquer Camden Town

Oxfam's Youth Action Board in London & the South East met up in world famous Camden Town on World Food Day to get fashion shoppers and market visitors thinking about why one person in seven...

Vegetables take over Birmingham

The Midlands youth board have been successfully raising awareness of the GROW campaign in Birmingham, in a very green manner. We staged an enticing picnic (pretzels, doughnuts, dosas, shortbread...