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Aliah Abdo Mohammed, Yemen

Girls in Yemen deserve a childhood

Tuesday's high profile summit on early marriage and female genital mutilation, hosted by David Cameron, is a chance to give girls back their childhood. In Yemen, around a third of girls are married...

One guarded entrance to the talks

Syrian peace talks: a time for hope?

Things are hotting up in Montreux, on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where Oxfam campaigners are among the hundreds of diplomats, journalists, civil society and solidarity groups gathering for the beginning...

Levenshulme Pupils Help Pakistan

We're always interested to hear about campaigners and their passion for helping others around the world. ...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

You spoke and companies listened

Less than two months ago, Oxfam called on the three largest chocolate companies to do more for the women who grow the cocoa used in Oreos, M&Ms and Crunch bars, to name just a few....

Women farmers in Nepal

Get Together for International Women's Day this March

If you follow us on Twitter you'll already know that we're pretty excited about the fantastic Oxfam Get Togethers being planned for International Women's Day. From a cabaret and film...

Video: Ending violence against women in Lebanon

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ...

Come along for an insightful evening with our Project Officer from Zambia

Exciting News! Misozi Tembo, an employee of Oxfam in Zambia is coming to speak on Oxfam's projects in that country on Wednesday 14 November from 7-9 pm at the ICANDO London Conference...

'The Power of We' in Azerbaijan: An impossible dream

In rural Azerbaijan, many women shoulder the burden of caring for their families and earning a living while their husbands migrate to Russia to find work. For 'Blog Action Day', Azeri blogger...

Top 10 Oxfam videos

Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million...

Oxfam at the O2 London Mela 2012

We're proud to have been an official partner of the O2 London Mela this August. It was a magnificent day, with an estimated 82,000 people attending! Amidst the music, dance and family picnics,...

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