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  • African Economic Development

    The CSAE Conference on Economic Development in Africa takes place in Oxford 17 - 19 March 2014.

    March 17, 2014
  • Children's Rights

    The United Nations Human Rights Council recently held a panel discussion on children’s rights and their access to justice. Their view is that rights carry no weight if there is no mechanism in place to address their denial.

    March 14, 2014
  • Waste

    A report released on Thursday said the world dumps around two billion tonnes of food each year. We are in the midst of a global food crisis, it's time we started think about and act on how much we consume and how much we waste. 

    January 14, 2013
  • Top 5 Quotes From Mandela

    In bidding farewell to the light of the South African nation, we reflect back on his words of wisdom that continue to live on.

    December 11, 2013
  • Top 10 Highlights From Our First Year

    In celebration of our first birthday today, we would like to thank you for being part of our community and share our highlights since the Why Poverty? series launched in November 2012.

    November 25, 2013
  • Coca-Cola Moving Against Land Grabs

    A victory was welcomed by Oxfam last week, after the Coca-Cola Company committed to stopping land grabs within its supply chain. More than 225,000 people signed petitions and took action as part of Oxfam’s campaign to urge food and beverage companies to respect community land rights. 

    November 12, 2013
  • World Food Day 2013

    Wednesday, 16 October is World Food Day. Watch our films about Land Grabs to see why it's so important...

    October 16, 2013
  • Films in Portuguese

    We're really pleased to announce the long films are now available in Portuguese.

    Thanks to our good friends at Futura, you can now watch or download them. We're hoping to publish some of the shorts soon too. Watch this space and tell your Portuguese speaking friends!

    September 10, 2013
  • Changes to our site

    We've made some changes and we hope you like them...

    August 15, 2013
  • York Human Rights Film Festival

    Find out how Why Poverty? inspired four students to set up a film festival and create a global conversation about poverty.  

    June 21, 2013