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A cocoa farmer with her crop

Campaigning on women's rights in 2013

How did we work with poor women to campaign for their rights? Chocolate is a $100 billion industry, but most cocoa farmers live on less than $2 a day. The top 3 chocolate companies - Mars,...

Levenshulme Pupils Help Pakistan

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

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

Since Iain Duncan Smith rashly joined a long list of politicians trying to "experience poverty" by declaring that he could live on £53 a week (the level of income a market trader said he...

Get Together in the North

We saw hundreds of people Get Together in many unusual and imaginative ways to fundraise for Oxfam's projects around the world. Helen Turner showcases everyone's amazing efforts from...

London students support We Can campaign on International Women's Day

London students support We Can campaign on International Women's Day

Students of Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College spent their International Women's Day supporting the Oxfam We Can campaign and standing up to violence against women. Hundreds of students...

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

Are women from Mars?

Our Behind The Brands campaign launch kicked off with a call for Mars, Mondelez International and Nestlé to stop ignoring the women who are working in their cocoa supply chains....

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...

Mums Matter to Mancunians - from conception to launch

It was over a year ago when we first thought of bringing together all our campaigning efforts for mothers' health in an exhibition in our beloved City of Manchester.  The...

Warm atmosphere with delicious cakes and interesting debate about maternal health

Birth Rights Exhibition impressed Huddersfield – again!

  Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complication during pregnancy and childbirth - and Midwifery society from the Huddersfield University decided to raise awareness...


Mums and babies yoga group champions women's birth rights

Amongst wiggling babies and between sips of tea a group of mums came together to share their stories of pregnancy. A few days before, Shirley Gain, the mama of Sunflower Mama mums and babies...

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