Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Britain has a proud history of providing support for people to lift themselves out of poverty around the world. Today, we celebrate part of that history as we reflect on the law, passed exactly one year ago, that enshrined in law our commitment to spend 0.7% of gross...
El Nino and climate change

El Nino and climate change

A super El Niño weather system is causing extreme weather in many parts of the world, including drought  and flooding. The poorest and most vulnerable people are being hit hardest, leaving millions facing water shortages, hunger and disease this year. Here...
Gaza’s blockade, a personal story

Gaza’s blockade, a personal story

Richard Stanforth is Oxfam GB’s Regional Policy Adviser in the Middle East. Here, he shares his personal experience of what life has been like in Gaza under the blockade. I first visited Gaza in spring 2006 when I had just become a policy officer for Oxfam...
The Mukuru slum: a lesson in inequality

The Mukuru slum: a lesson in inequality

Mora McLagan and photographer Sam Tarling recently travelled to the Mukuru slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Here, in the first of a series of blog posts from Mukuru, she reports on the urban inequality she found there.  Like most of Oxfam’s supporters, two...
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