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Justice, Human Rights and Poverty

 

Actionaid
ActionAid is a unique partnership of people who are fighting for a world without poverty, in which every person can exercise their right to a life of dignity.  They work with poor and marginalised people to help eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustice.

They also produce resources for schools which can be accessed by topic and age group- you can explore them here

 

Amnesty International
Amnesty International - working to protect human rights worldwide.

CAFOD
CAFOD raises funds so it can promote long-term development, respond to emergencies, raise public awareness of the causes of poverty, speak out on behalf of poor communities, and promote social justice in witness to Christian faith and gospel values.  CAFOD support us through advising the Ubuntu project and editing resources.

 

Christian Aid

Christian Aid is committed to seeing a just world.  Now, not just in the future.  They believe in life before death.

 

Global Citizen Corps
The GCC is a movement of young people from all over the world who act together with the aim of ending global poverty.  They are part of Mercy Corps, an international relief and humanitarian organisation.

 

Islamic Relief
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world's poorest people. It is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) founded in the UK in 1984 by Dr Hany El Banna. OWW has been working in conjunction with IR to produce some of this year's resources.

 

The Karuna Trust
British Buddhist development charity working with partners in India, Nepal and Tibet.

 

Muslim Aid
Muslim Aid provides emergency relief and poverty eradication assistance to those in need, regardless of the race, creed or nationality of the recipients. It focuses on working in partnership with local community-based organisations. Muslim Aid offer advise to the OWW

Oxfam
Oxfam is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works with others to overcome poverty and suffering around the world.

 

Practical Action
Practical Action aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries.

 

Think Global
Think Global is a membership based charity that works to educate and engage the UK public on global issues.

 

VSO

Voluntary Services Overseas have been sending volunteers to fight global poverty since the late 1950s. Sharing skills and experiences is life changing experience for all involved. VSO also work within the UK raising awareness of development issues. Many VSO supporters in the UK take part in OWW activities.

 

 logo of Global Justice Now

Global Justice Now (used to the World Development Movement)


Global Justice Now campaigns for a world where resources are controlled by the many, not the few. We work in solidarity with social movements to fight the causes of poverty and injustice.

 

 

World Jewish Relief
This Jewish organisation based in the United Kingdom helps the needy irrespective of race, ethnicity or gender.

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Press Releases

Newsletters

Including You
(August 2016)

Recently Added Resources

Organisers' Evaluation form for 2016 events Download from here

Wordsearches for Including You events - download them from here

Press release template for 'Including You' events download here 

Quotations about  building an inclusive peaceful society - Download from here a 5 page booklet as a word.doc or pdf 

Pledges to build an inclusive society - find them here

"Who is a Migrant?" - anactivity/game to get people talking to each other at your events. Download the instructions here 

School Assemblies from Christian Aid- link to and download a PowerPoint and notes 

Looking for a speaker for your event? Download here a list (pdf) from the Discussion page (posted 12 Sept 2016)

Faith resources relating to "Including You".Download pdf here  links to materials offered by OWW's partners and supporters: worship, discussion, films ...plus Prayers for OWW(updated 7 Sept '16)

Presentation "A OWW approach to Migration" Download this PDF version of a 12 slides (15 -20 minutes) powerpoint

Need funding for your event? Apply to Big Lottery Celebrate Fund! NOW or you'll be too late for OWW more here and other suggestions

Poster/ flyer design kit - download from here

2016 Leaflets "Including You" download PDF versions here

Introductory PowerPoint about organising local inclusive OWW events - updated for 2016.  Down load ppt here

Migrant crisis or poverty crisis? - A briefing paper from Global Justice NOW Download as a PDF here

2016 - "Including You" - Booklet of ideas, links and resources for interpreting the theme. Dowload a PDF here (updated July 2016)

Learning resource/activity for young people about peace - from Fly Kites not Drones;   suitable for activites in or out of school. find links here: schools ; activities (added Nov. 2015 but still relevant for this years events)

Organisers' Evaluation Form for event organisers to completand send to OWW - down load the word.doc from here

Event participants feedback form  (for organisers to collect feedback from participants at OWW events)   (word.doc)