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Behind the barcodes

Behind the Barcodes: Keep the pressure up!

On June 21st Oxfam launched its new campaign to end human suffering and poverty in supermarket supply chains. Oxfam's new research shows that often the people who produce the food we buy are...

Why I'm Speaking Up on Climate Change to my MP

Olivia Paine, Campaigns and Policy Officer, reflects on her recent trip to Bangladesh and explains why she wrote to her MP during the Climate Coalition's Speak Up Week. ...

Photo: Vladimir Zivojinovic / Oxfam

Stand As One: Refugees trapped on Europe’s peripheries

Paluasha is sitting with her head resting on a pile of clothes and blankets on the table in front of her, trying to sleep. The refugee centre in Belgrade is bustling. There has just been a torrential...

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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...

Frame taken from film - silhouette of man carrying out a heist in a hospital

The Heist We're Talking About And What The UK Government Should Do To Help Stop It

400 million people worldwide don't have access to essential healthcare services1. For Cecilia who lives in Zambia, the impact of this has been all too real. Her friend - and her friend's...

Oxfam and Moomin characters launch The Invisible Child campaign to empower women and girls

The world's favourite fictional Finnish family, The Moomins, represented by Moomin Characters Ltd, and Oxfam have today announced a new partnership to help women and girls around the world fight...

Tax shouldn't vanish

Time to get tough on corporate tax avoidance that leaves poor countries short-changed

Through Oxfam's work fighting poverty around the world, we see the devastating impact that not having basic services like clean water and healthcare can have on the world's poorest people.  ...

My experience as a Constituency Campaigner

Photo credit: Paul Stead By Khulani Nyathi There are many ways you can get involved with Oxfam's work. One of our Constituency Campaigners tells us about their experience...

The Global Alliance for Tax Justice outside of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

One year on from the Panama Papers: how well is the UK tackling tax avoidance?

By Oli Pearce, Policy Manager at Oxfam GB If a week was a long time in Harold Wilson's politics, then a year in the era of Trump's tweets is something else. The election of Donald...

Adnan and his wife and children rest safely in Glasgow, while his brother and sister are unable to leave Syria.

Safe at last - a children's tale

Adnan had to leave his home in Syria in 2015. He arrived in the UK in November 2015, and was granted leave to remain in Glasgow in June 2016.Three months later, his wife, son (5) and daughter (7)...

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