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Scottish Circle raise £8000 for Glasgow food project

A group of influential Scottish women have raised more than £8000 for a food project in one of Scotland's most deprived districts. The Scottish Circle held an art event using donations...

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New Poll Shows Scots Back Fair Taxes

A survey carried out on behalf of Oxfam has found that more than three-quarters of people in Scotland believe taxes should be raised for those with the highest income and wealth. More...

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Oxfam calls for increased people power

Oxfam Scotland says increased people power in Scotland should be used to tackle poverty and promote real community-led economic development, tackling inequality and providing sustainable livelihoods...

Prof Seumas McDaid and Judith Robertson sign the Memo of Understanding

Oxfam strikes unique partnership with UWS

A ground-breaking partnership between Oxfam Scotland and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) seeks to deliver new solutions for a fairer Scotland. Part of the new initiative is the...

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MSPs show their Humankind side

On the second day of the current parliamentary year, Members of the Scottish Parliament debated a motion welcoming the Oxfam Humankind Index for Scotland. Oxfam Scotland Research and Policy Adviser...

Pupils plant spring bulbs in Craigmillar

Oxfam Unwrapped helps make a greener Craigmillar

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Poverty groups come together for the launch of 'Climbing Out Of Poverty' in Scotland

Poverty groups call on politicians to play the game

A huge board game showing how easy it is to fall in and out of poverty was played in Scotland for the first time today. ...

Oxfam warns of return to inequality not seen since Victorian times

A new report by Oxfam published today (Thu 14 June) highlights the "perfect storm" facing the poorest people in the UK.  ...

Sir Tom: Talk to the people with low paid, poor quality jobs

Sir Tom Hunter isn't the only person who passes judgement on people he doesn't know. We all do it occasionally.  But Sir Tom is rich and successful. So people listen when...

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Measuring Scotland's quality of life. The Humankind Index puts people at the heart of policymaking

Katherine Trebeck on the launch of the Humankind Index in Scotland. ...

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