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Speaking up for the most vulnerable in Britain is not “out of touch”

The April Fool's Day welfare changes are no joke. They are a serious threat to those living in poverty in the UK. Katherine Trebeck, Research and Policy Adviser for Oxfam's UK Poverty programme,...

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We give Greening a green light on growth (well, amber, anyway...)

As the UK Secretary of State for International Development outlines plans for tackling poverty through growth, we welcome her focus on addressing land and gender injustices.  ...

Chum Kor helps her daughter with her homework in Kampong Tong Province, Cambodia. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Women and girls: the smart choice and the right choice

Oxfam's Deputy International Director Sue Turrell reflects on the Secretary of State for Development's Speech on women and girls. ...

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Slash tax avoidance, not benefits

As we hang on to the vestiges of our New Year's resolutions to be more friendly and kind, I can't help feeling that this spirit is somewhat bounded and constrained. As the benefits budget...