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Tag: womens rights

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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,...

Campaigners making their voice heard at Liberal Democrats Party Conference

Join the movement for change and become a constituency campaigner

The vote in Parliament last week on military intervention in Syria showed us how powerful the British Parliament can be and what a difference just one vote can make to  political decisions...

Levenshulme Pupils Help Pakistan

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

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...

Cake for Get Together

Get Together- International Women's Day 2013

On 8 March 2013, International Women's Day, Oxfam supporters all over the country are putting on events to help women build a better future for themselves and their families. This is...


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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