Date: Mar 2012

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Oxfam brands 'Robin Hood' budget farcical and a missed opportunity to tackle rising inequality

Responding to today's Budget, Oxfam Scotland says it's a missed opportunity to tackle rising inequality and raise billions of pounds for public services across the UK. The charity...

Oxfam says UK budget shouldn't hit the 'squashed bottom'. Call coincides with major conference on Scottish poverty

Oxfam has urged the Chancellor to use next week's budget to raise new tax revenues from those who can afford it, not make further cuts from those who can't. The charity believes George...

Annie Lennox to perform at Scottish Circle's first fundraiser

Scots superstar Annie Lennox will perform a special set in Glasgow on Thursday night to raise funds for an Oxfam project to end violence against women. The singer is the highlight of the Scottish...

What does the welfare reform agenda say about us as a society? Our Dr. Katherine Trebeck blogs...

I used to wonder whether we got the politics we deserve. But now, when reading headlines such as "'Welfare reform has us terrified' - families facing the worst speak out", it is...

Why 'We Can' make a difference in Pakistan. Farah Khushi, Scottish Circle founder, explains

Growing up in Pakistan, women used to come to visit my Grandmother. At her side, I listened in shock as they explained how they had been beaten by their husbands - often badly. It's not the horror...

Oxfam Praises Announcement of Scottish Climate Justice Fund

The international aid group says the move will place Scotland at the forefront of global efforts to tackle this vital issue. ...