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Date: Jan 2017

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Statement ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with Donald Trump

Ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Washington and amid reports that the US is set to close its borders to large numbers of refugees from war torn countries, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's...

Reaction: Prime Minister's commitment to economic reform must ensure the economy benefits all

Commenting in response to the Prime Minister's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos today, in which she said a new approach from business and government was needed to respond to public...

Eight people own same wealth as half the world

Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who form the poorest half of the world's population,...

Oxfam response to ICAI review on DFID cash transfer programmes

In response to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) review on the effects of DFID's cash transfer programmes, published today, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy & Government Relations,...

Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Oxfam app offers supporters behind scenes access and greater control

Oxfam has launched a new app designed to bring supporters closer than ever to the causes they support and put control of their relationship with the charity at their fingertips. ...

Oxfam warns of hunger in Haiti three months after Hurricane Matthew

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians who survived Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through their country three months ago, will go hungry if governments, donors and aid agencies do not step up efforts...

Employers pick volunteers over other job candidates, new research reveals

Volunteering gives job-seekers a huge advantage over other candidates, new research reveals. The study shows 80 percent of employers are more likely to hire an applicant with volunteering experience. ...

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