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Subject: poverty in the uk

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Marching With women around the world: my experience at the women's march in Manchester

Photo: Rosy and her friend Esther at the Manchester event. Credit: Rosy Candlin. By Rosy Candlin Organised just a week in advance by local woman Jen Langton, the Women's March on...

Council Housing in Tower Hamlets, dwarfed by the financial buildings of Canary Wharf (Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam)

Inequality and division in the UK – Ensuring the economy works for everyone

The UK is one of the most unequal nations in the developed world. This blog highlights the nature of poverty and inequality and calls on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure that employment offers...

Scope marks 20 years since the Disability Discrimination Act

From climate change to conflict, Oxfam campaigns to change the things that keep people locked in poverty. We believe it works. Tireless campaigning from us and our supporters have led to some great...

Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government


Access to Work and Enterprise end of project blog

Adios and diolch Antonina!

Oxfam Cymru's Access to Work and Enterprise Project started three years ago with none other than Antonina Mendola at the helm. Antonina had previously spent twenty six years working on poverty...

Scotland inequality

Latest reports on inequality in Scotland must lead to action

Oxfam Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's latest Wealth and Assets Survey 2006-2012, published alongside the Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare in Scotland and...

The Welsh Doughnut

Hayley Richards, Policy & Advocacy Officer at Oxfam Cymru explains the concept behind the new Welsh Doughnut model.   ...

Livelihoods event

Surviving to Thriving: celebrating Oxfam Cymru’s Livelihoods Project

On Thursday 5 February Oxfam Cymru hosted an event at The Senedd in Cardiff Bay to celebrate the success of the 'Building Livelihoods and Strengthening Communities in Wales' project. ...

Community Empowerment bill

The Community Empowerment Bill - glass half full or glass half empty?

Following a Scottish Parliament debate on the Community Empowerment Bill stage 1 report, Oxfam Scotland's Research and Policy Adviser Francis Stuart takes a closer look at how the Bill could...

Turn2Us fuel poverty image

Fuel Poverty in the UK

Families struggling to make ends meet could be eligible for support from one of the thousands of grant-giving charities available in the UK. Alison Taylor, Director of Turn2us, a charity helping...

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