Subject: aid

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Halima's Story

30 years old. Four children. And a life expectancy of just 15 more years. Life is hard - and very likely short - for Halima Shabani. Feeding and sending her children to school is a constant...

Scotland unites against hunger at IF launch

The biggest campaign against hunger ever launched in Scotland got off to a lively start in Glasgow yesterday. The IF Campaign is a huge coalition of UK-based organisations, including...

"Climate Change Is Killing Us"

By Jamie Livingstone, Oxfam Scotland Campaign Manager "Climate change is killing us". Andrew Chikwanda could scarcely put it more bluntly. It's his first day as Acting...

Judith Robertson

Oxfam Scotland New Year Message

New Year's Message by Judith Robertson, Head of Oxfam Scotland   So how will 2012 be remembered and where are we headed in...

An incredible opportunity to right wrongs in West Africa

In a world where there is enough food for everyone it is wrong that in Chad a mother has to dig up an anthill to look for grain so that she can cook a meal for her children. It is wrong that...

Scotland's First Minister backs the Robin Hood Tax

Alex Salmond calls on David Cameron to "speak up" for the measure ...

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...

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...

Majority of Scots want groundbreaking new tax on banks. New poll reveals support for 'Robin Hood' charge on financial transactions

More than half of all Scots believe the Government should introduce a new financial transaction tax (FTT) to be spent on fighting poverty at home and abroad, according to a new poll released today...

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