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A rally for women's rights in Biona Ranja village. Photo: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

Blog: Oxfam stands – and dances! – with one billion people on February 14th to demand an end to violence against women and girls

On February 14th, people around the world will be rising up together to protest, dance, march, and sing in a shared voice to demand an end to violence against women and girls. One Billion Rising, an inspiring global movement, couldn’t come a moment too soon.

#Landgrabs campaigners have inspired action around the world

Blog: #Landgrabs campaigners have inspired action around the world

Across the UK last December, people highlighted the problem of land grabs – where big companies buy up land in some of the world’s poorest countries for profit. Often land grabs mean the people who live on the land are evicted. They lose their homes, livelihoods, and their way of growing food.

Oxfam Australia supporter gets ready for an 'Eat local Feed Global event.

Blog: #GROWWeek 2012 kicks off with food competitions, calendars and TV ads

Welcome to #GROWWeek 2012! Check out this amazing menu. For starters we’ve got Filipino food calendars

GROW Week in Asia is going to be bigger than ever as eight countries cook up a feast of activity. Have a look here to get a full flavour of what is going on.

Aldef, partenaire d'Oxfam, distribue les rations alimentaires du PAM au village de Jowhar, Wajir. Photo : Anna Ridout/Oxfam

Blog: #lastfamine : pour que la famine qui frappe l'Afrique soit la dernière

Des millions de personnes en Afrique sont encore victimes de la faim

Des dizaines de milliers de personnes sont mortes au cours des derniers mois en raison de la famine dans la Corne de l’Afrique, dont plus de la moitié était des enfants. Cette crise alimentaire est loin d’être terminée dans cette région, alors que l’Afrique de l’Ouest traverse à son tour une crise alimentaire. Il est temps de mettre un terme à cette situation, dans l’ensemble de l’Afrique.

Oxfam's partner ALDEF delivers WFP food to Jowhar village, Wajir. Photo: Anna Ridout/Oxfam

Blog: Let's make this Africa's #lastfamine

Once again, millions of African citizens are facing severe hunger.

This year tens of thousands of people in the Horn of Africa died – more than half of them children – because of famine. Now parts of West Africa are facing a food crisis. The food situation across Africa needs to be resolved.

Communities in Turkana, Kenya are experiencing the longest period of drought in their history and are now reliant on food aid. Photo: Andy Hall/Oxfam

Blog: 48 hours of blogging for East Africa

As millions of people continue to face hunger in East Africa, here's an event that you can take part in this weekend to help raise awareness of -- and help raise life-saving cash for -- the crisis that communities in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are facing.

Oxfam campaigners at the Committee on World Food Security meeting in Rome on 11 October

Blog: Running the obstacle course of food security…it’s no fun for small-holder farmers!

This morning I looked out of the window with fear… our stunt at the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was planned for today and heavy rain was forecasted. Luckily it held off!

I quickly reached the site of the stunt with my loyal motorbike loaded like a mule. The team set the scene, inflated the giant world and the farmers get dressed. Journalists and photographers slowly arrived… the paparazzi love stunts here in Italy!

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