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Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Carloine Gluck/Oxfam

Our vision is a just world without poverty. In our fourth strategic plan, we set out an integrated approach to tackle poverty by addressing its complex and interrelated causes.

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The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives. Joining with others, we seek to overcome poverty using a six-sided strategy.

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Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, has been appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International – a role that provides strategic direction and coordination for the worldwide confederation of Oxfam affiliates.

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Oxfam 'Let them eat coal' stunt at Durban COP17. Photo: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

Negotiators at the UN climate talks have narrowly avoided a collapse, agreeing to the bare minimum deal possible.

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On the middle Saturday of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP17, Oxfam along with thousands of people took part in a peaceful march through Durban to demand action on climate change.

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Filmed in early July in Wajir, Kenya, this special report via satellite link from Oxfam staff in East Africa, shows why clean water is so desperately needed.

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Oxfam ambassador Kristin Davis, on the BBC News, describes her visit to Dadaab refugee camp, where she saw the devastating impact of the current drought.

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Large parts of East Africa are facing the world's worst food crisis. More than 12 million people in East Africa are facing desperate food shortages following the worst drought in 60 years. Oxfam's emergency team explains how your donations will help save lives.

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