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Suthep Kritsanavarin/Oxfam

Oxfam and business: both striving to get it right

Living in Bangladesh for many years, I saw for myself the difference that having a job in the garments industry made to so many young women's lives. The income - in a society where there were...

UK construction workers

Living wage: what happens when companies put well-being before profits

As Oxfam celebrates becoming a living wage employer, Oxfam GB's ethical trade manager Rachel Wilshaw explains what a living wage means for Oxfam - and why it is so desperately needed by workers...

Campaiging on tax as part of the IF coalition at the G8

The beginning of the end of tax secrecy?

With the weather now firmly autumnal, it might seem like a long time has passed since David Cameron and the other G8 leaders stood on the banks of Loch Erne and pledged to work on tax dodging. But in reality...

Anetchka selling fruit at the roadside market

Creating plum jobs in Armenia

  Annemarie Papatheofilou has just returned from Armenia where she met a group of feisty women who, with Oxfam's support, are building a business from the ground up, and who won't...

Taking Behind the Brands to Coca-Cola's HQ

Behind the Brands launch - a volunteer's point of view

By Ipek Gencsu, Oxfam GB volunteer Last week I took part in the launch of the latest action of the Behind the Brands Campaign (I'm in the grey suit!). Dressed up as 'sugar inspectors'...

Bridgette at parliamentary land grab stunt

Looking for Campaigners

Oxfam in the North of England is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join their Constituency Campaigner Programme ...

Our next steps on the Fair Trade Way

Sunday, 19th  May, as part of the Garstang Walking Festival, Charles Price, Bruce Crowther and a merry gaggle of walkers set out to complete a new leg and 16 mile extension to the Fair Trade...

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