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44-48 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7JP

Visiting War on Want

If you are visiting our offices you can reach us by:

  • Train: nearest stations are Old Street, Angel, Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Hoxton
  • Tube: nearest tube stations are Old Street - Exit 1 (Northern Line), Moorgate (Northern Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line), Angel (Northern Line) and Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line)
  • Bus: bus routes are the 21, 43, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243, 271 and 394
    (London Transport's pdf map of bus routes into and out of Old Street)
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Latest news

The Housing Assembly: Decent Housing for All

6 July 2015 - 12:00pm

Twenty one years after apartheid ended, South Africa is still one of the most unequal societies in the world. Housing is at the core of this inequality and it is visibly reflected in the overcrowded Eastern Suburbs of Cape Town. This documentary tells the story of the Housing Assembly, a social movement in the Western Cape and partner of War on Want. The Housing Assembly was formed in 2009 to address housing inequality in Cape Town.

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Stop Arming Israel: ‘Block the factory’ protest

3 July 2015 - 12:30pm

War on Want will join a coalition of groups and campaigners from across the UK on Monday 6 July to demand that the UK stop arming Israel.

The ‘Block the Factory’ all day action will take place in Shenstone, Staffordshire, outside the arms factory UAV Engines Ltd. The factory is a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, one of Israel's largest arms companies and a producer of drones and other military technology used in Israeli military assaults on Gaza.

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