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Aid: a legal act to end broken promises?

By Ryan McQuigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland In 1970, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that included this goal: "Each economically...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

DEC Syria Appeal Receives £100,000 from Scottish Government

The Disasters Emergency Committee in Scotland has warmly welcomed a donation of £100,000 from the Scottish Government for the Syria Crisis Appeal. The announcement came as Scotland's political...

Spot the George from Glasgow

Guest Blog from Glasgow Campaigns Group, Laura Kerr, Stefanie McCartney and Louise Costigane Three of us from the Glasgow Campaigns Group travelled down to London to be a part of the Enough...

Kids challenge Chancellor on global hunger

Primary school children from East Lothian today challenged the Chancellor to keep the UK's promises on aid in this year's budget. The eight children from Wallyford Primary School,...

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Oxfam Scotland statement on PM's aid comments

Oxfam Scotland has responded to the Prime Minsiter's comments on aid and the military. Head of Oxfam Scotland, Judith Robertson, said: "We are deeply concerned at Prime Minister David...

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...

War Witch film screening as part of Take One Action

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WAR WITCH If you love film and are passionate about global change - don't miss the Take One Action film festival.  ...

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...

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