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The world's 62 richest people own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest

The missing trillion

As the poorest half of people are getting poorer, but their incomes are rising, there are questions around why. Below, Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, has a conversation with Tony Shorrocks of Credit...

Webinar on VAWG

Public influencing to end Violence against Women and Girls

NEWS: Violence against women and girls is a global issue that is all too often ignored, effective advocacy and campaigns can play an integral part in bringing it to an end. The latest in a series...

Tika receiving AAWAZ Community Leader Award

Unlocking womens potential from the grassroots up

Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta from Oxfam Asia shed light on a women community leaders event in Pakistan from early on this year and tell us of some exceptional stories of women leadership.  ...

Behind the Brands 3 Years

Big food is improving but a transformation is needed

With the release of the latest Behind the Brands report, Erinch Sahan takes us through how the 'Big 10' food and beverage companies have progressed on their social and environmental...

Girls in ICT Twitter Debate

Twitter Debate: #GirlsInICT - how can we level the playing field?

NEWS: ...

People wait to register at the Presevo refugee registration centre in Macedonia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Safety in Europe? Migrants deserve better treatment

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: As Europe's migration crisis continues Oxfam and other NGOs face the challenge of delivering a humanitarian response in changing and unfamiliar circumstances....

Beneficiary from EFSVL Project, Diyala Governorate, Iraq. Credit: Oriol Andres/Oxfam

Iraq: preparing for a predictable crisis

LEARNING: The Iraqi army's planned and ongoing counter-offensive against ISIS is likely to lead to the displacement of between 500,000 and 1.5 million people from the city of Mosul and...

Elizabeth, 26, a mother of two, works at the Jamaica dump in the middle of the Mukuru informal settlement, in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 2, 2014.

Extreme wealth is threatening women's fight for equality

OPINION: Women are multiply disadvantaged in the global economy. Tackling gender injustices could lead to both women's economic empowerment and wider economic growth, but as Francesca...

Tower Hamlets

Why London needs an Inequality Commissioner

OPINION: The divide between the richest and the poorest in the UK is growing, and the gap is seen most starkly in London. That's why Oxfam is calling for an Inequality Commissioner to...

An event to encourage women in leadership, Rabat, Morocco. Credit: Ellie Kealey / Oxfam

Regional influencing for gender justice: watch the webinar

NEWS: What's the most effective way to influence regional organisations in order to advance women's rights and gender justice? This was the topic of a recent webinar organised by Oxfam's...

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