Welcome progress on family planning needs to be backed by improvements in public healthcare

Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech at today's DFID/Gates Family Planning Summit Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser, said: "Using British aid to...

Oxfam response to the publication of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s (JRF) Minimum Income Standard for the UK

The JRF's annual Minimum Income Standard (MIS) figures, published tonight, are defined by what members of the public think people need to have a socially acceptable standard of living. The results...

Former nurse and mum-of-five travels to Africa to see for herself how donations to Oxfam are spent

Abbie Viveash, from Cwmbran, South Wales has been chosen, after a UK-wide search, to see first-hand how money donated to Oxfam is spent when she visits one of the charity's projects in Malawi,...

Oxfam launches response to the worst floods in Assam in ten years

Donate to Oxfam's Assam floods response To give £5 text DONATE5 to 70066 (UK contract or PAYG phones. Each text donates £5; SMS texts are charged at your standard network rates....

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown One year after South Sudan's independence on 9 July, the young country is facing its...

Aid must work better for Afghans in the next decade

Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014, Oxfam...

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown ...

Palestinian communities under threat in the Jordan Valley as settlement expansion and demolitions escalate, says Oxfam

Settlement expansion, enabled by discriminatory restrictions on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley, is destroying the viability of a future Palestinian state, a new report by Oxfam said today. ...

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Oxfam reaction to European parliament vote on ACTA

Euro parliamentarians scrap controversial ACTA treaty, which could have threatened poor people's access to generic medicines Oxfam strongly welcomes the European Parliament's vote...

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way Over 600,000 people displaced and around 20,000 houses destroyed so far. ...

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