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Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Activists need to experiment and take risks in order to bring about social change

Oxfam development expert launches 'field guide to social activism' Solving the most pressing global challenges of our time, including the migration crisis, runaway inequality...

International investors must withdraw all involvement now from deadly Honduras dam project, says Oxfam

The assassination last week of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres - who championed the cause of indigenous land rights - shows that international companies have no place now in continuing their support...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

Reaction to Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report

Responding to Credit Suisse's findings that the richest one per cent now own as much as the rest of the world put together, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: "This...

Oxfam GB appoints new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director

Oxfam GB has appointed Dave Hillyard as its new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director, with a mission to grow income and support from high value partners ...

World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Oxfam response to another Lord's Lobbying Bill defeat for the Government

Responding to the Government's second Lords defeat in a week over Part 2 of the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "This is a victory for democracy. The Government...

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