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'Volunteering at Oxfam gives me satisfaction'

Youssef is originally from Syria. Last year, he was resettled with his family on the Isle of Bute through a UK Government run scheme. Youssef has been volunteering at the Oxfam shop in Rothesay for...

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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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Scotland rolls out the welcome mat to mark World Refugee Day

Event to be held 11-12pm Wednesday 20 June, George Square. ...

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Museum Without A Home finds refuge in Glasgow

Award-winning exhibition to be held during Refugee Festival Scotland. ...

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People in poorer countries five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather

First Minister urged to commit to ambitious new Scottish climate targets ahead of attending global climate talks in Germany. ...

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Glaswegian Oxfam shop volunteer visits refugee response in Greece to mark 75 years of the international development organisation

A Glaswegian grandmother was chosen with three other Oxfam shop volunteers, with nearly sixty years of service between them, to visit Oxfam's work helping refugees and migrants in Greece ahead...

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Scottish funding boost to help women in Rwanda live free from violence and discrimination

The Scottish Government has awarded £1,338,480 over four and a half years to a new Oxfam project aimed at tackling sexual and gender based violence in Rwanda, as well as supporting the victims of...

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West must stop selling arms and start bringing peace to Yemen

It is hard to imagine how much more Yemen can take before it collapses entirely. ...

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1m South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Oxfam responds to today's announcement that one million South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda. ,  ...

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Help reunite refugee families

Today Oxfam Scotland marked World Refugee Day alongside colleagues at Amnesty Scotland, Scottish Refugee Council and many other organisations and individuals to #StandAsOne with refugees around the...

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