Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Oxfam publishes latest progress report and global safeguarding data

Oxfam has reported an increase in global safeguarding cases in the year to March 2019, reflecting greater awareness and trust in its safeguarding systems. This...

British man facing up to five years in prison for documenting police abuse in Calais

Ahead of the trial of Tom Ciotkowski, a British man who documented police abuse against migrants, refugees and volunteers in Calais, Amnesty International has...

Devastation of Cyclone Fani becoming clearer

As Christian Aid partner organisations reach the districts affected by Cyclone Fani the true scale of the loss and destruction is becoming clear. Cyclone Fani,...

Nigeria: More than 3,500 children recruited and used by non-state armed groups

More than 3,500 children, most of whom were aged 13 to 17, were recruited by non-state armed groups between 2013 and 2017 and have...

Oxfam not happy with the current Ebola response

Reacting to the decision by the World Health Organisation that the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency, Oxfam Programme Manager in the...

Cyclone Idai: More than 1.5 million children urgently need assistance

An estimated 3 million people, more than half of whom are children, urgently need humanitarian assistance across Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the aftermath...

South Sudan executed as many people last month as it did in whole of last year

There has been a shocking rise in the use of the death penalty in South Sudan, Amnesty has warned, after learning that the authorities...

UK aid funds Christian Aid consortium to help most marginalised

CHRISTIAN Aid has received £1.2 million of funding from the Department of International Development (DfID) for the co-creation phase of a pioneering new programme...

Christian Aid blasts UK ‘double standards’ as poll finds public wants government to stop selling arms to Saudi

CHRISTIAN Aid today warns the UK Government against double standards in its engagement on war and peace and demands that it stops selling arms...

Egypt: 75 death sentences and heavy jail terms handed down in ‘disgraceful’ mass trial

AMNESTY International has condemned as “disgraceful” a series of sentences handed down in Egypt on Saturday in a mass trial related to participation in...

Youth Charity CEO Appointed Youngest Royal Representative

A young Greater Manchester charity founder has been appointed, with the Queen’s agreement, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Saeed Atcha, 22, from Bolton, became the...

Great Ormond Street Hospital celebrates completion of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL were delighted to welcome His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visiting from Abu Dhabi...

Raising charity lotteries jackpot to £1million is a ‘win-win’ for good causes, says MP

MP Priti Patel has called for the speedy abolition of outdated laws which restrict vital fund-raising for hundreds of charity lotteries – including an...

Dogs Trust celebrates rescue dogs and their owners ahead of one of its busiest times of the year

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has launched a series of mini-films celebrating rescue dog ownership to encourage people wanting to welcome...

Children at risk from flooding and landslides as monsoon rains continue

Thousands of children and families living in the Rohingya refugee camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar in south-eastern Bangladesh are at risk from...
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