GB is a development, relief, and
campaigning organisation dedicated to finding lasting solutions to
poverty and suffering around the world. We believe that every human
being is entitled to a life of dignity and opportunity; and we work with
poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help
this become a reality.
works with others to overcome poverty and suffering.
lives of all human beings are of equal value.
a world rich in resources, poverty is an injustice which must be
makes people more vulnerable to conflict and natural calamity; much
of this suffering can be prevented, and must be relieved.
vulnerability to poverty and suffering is increased by unequal power
relations based on, for example, gender, race, class, caste and
disability; women, who make up a majority of the world’s poor, are
together we can build a just and safer world, in which people take
control over their own lives and enjoy their basic rights.
overcome poverty and suffering involves changing unjust policies and
practices, nationally and internationally, as well as working
closely with people in poverty.
The Campaigner online
The Campaigner is Oxfam's quarterly
campaigning newsletter. Read the latest
edition and previous editions online.
Oxfam campaigners prove their effectiveness time and
again. Action helped win a UK landmines ban. Lobbying brought the biggest break-
through on Third World debt for a decade. And consumer power got major clothes
retailers to take more responsibility for Third World suppliers' working
conditions. But Oxfam's campaigns can only be successful with the support of
people like you.
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