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Date: Sep 2013

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Tying up sugar cane at market

The countdown begins: 5 days until launch

On Wednesday 2nd October we're launching the next phase of Behind the Brands! The details are top-secret, but this exclusive teaser video gives a sneak preview of the campaign to come.  ...

IdeasTap Exposure Photo Competition

The Exposure competition offers three female members of the arts charity IdeasTap the opportunity to undertake a commission for Oxfam on a mission abroad, as well as mentoring from Magnum photographers...

Your passion and talents can be the difference

Constituency Campaigners Recruitment

Are you passionate about politics and international development? Always dreamed of becoming a grassroots lobbyist? Do you want to gain invaluable skills in political influencing and help Oxfam change...

Is it about time we stopped attacking the welfare state?

Is it about time we stopped attacking the welfare state?

Even though a recent survey has shown that attitudes towards people on benefits might be softening, the stigma of living in poverty is very much alive. Just last week, at the Liberal Democrats conference,...

Cheetham Hill Advice Centre – helping people get back on their feet every day

Earlier this week, when the Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer QC announced that benefit fraudsters could face up to ten years in jail for their crime, he also reminded us of what benefits...

Campaigners ask G8 leaders to put an end to tax dodging

'The UK Gold' in Manchester

The UK Gold is being screened across the country- and it will be shown in Manchester on the opening day of the Conservative Party Conference. Find out more here:  ...

What do Oxfam's Constituency Campaigners do?

As someone who has always been interested in the good work that Oxfam does, but unsure of how I could help, when I heard about the Constituency Campaigner programme I felt like I had been given the...

The impact of austerity – and the alternatives

If you've seen the news in the last few days, you'll have no doubt come across the headlines that say the UK "has turned a corner", and that we are on the road to economic recovery....

Manchester is asking for peace for Syria

Sitting in the Imperial War Museum North last Wednesday evening, surrounded by exhibits and memorabilia from former world wars I couldn't help but wonder if we were on the brink of another. ...

Kelly Paes

Meet Kelly- our new Activism Coordinator in the North

Kelly Paes has just joined the team here at Oxfam in Manchester - she is our new community and activism coordinator in the North of England. Find out what Kelly thinks of her first few weeks - and...

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