Sara Cowan

Campaigns and Activism Co-ordinator

All posts by Sara Cowan

Scotland's world-leading climate legislation

This week world leaders will gather in New York to galvanise global action to tackle climate change. It's crucial that leaders work together to lay the path for ambitious targets on climate...

Thank you for taking action

Thank you to all our supporters who took action as part of our "Close Scotland's Inequality Gap" action. You asked both sides in the referendum debate what they would do to tackle inequality...

We care about inequality. Do you?

Oxfam Scotland is challenging politicians on both sides of the debate on Scottish independence to say how they believe we should tackle inequality. Whatever the outcome, we know we need action. ...

Scots Donate £930,000 to Gaza Crisis Appeal

 DEC members reach 1.1m people in month after the appeal launch ...

Scots urged to back Oxfam's Gaza Appeal

The crisis in Gaza is fast spiralling out of control with water supplies critically low and a public health crisis imminent, Oxfam warned today. The collapse of the latest brief ceasefire...

Have your say on inequality

The world's richest 85 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion people. 5 families in the UK have the same wealth as the poorest 20% of the population. The 10 wealthiest households in Scotland...

The Challenge of Inequality: Time For Debate

Recently released research has revealed increasing levels of poverty in Scotland. Over the last year a further 110,000 people fell below the poverty line, under which affording the basic...

Big rise in UK food poverty sees more than 20m meals given out in last year

Scottish Food bank provider warns against food banks becoming "new norm" ...

Malawi crop picking

Adapting to Climate Change in Malawi

Kathryn Porteous recently visited Malawi to find out how Scottish Oxfam projects are yielding results for some of Africa's poorest people. ...

Philippines Appeal

Ten days ago I first heard the news about a typhoon hitting the Philippines. Over the days that followed horrifying images emerged of the devastation left in its wake. ...