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Date: Apr 2016

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panama papers

Thank you, Mossack Fonseca, for a textbook case study

OPINION: In light of the Panama Papers, tax havens have come under more scrutiny than ever before. Here Franziska Mager, Research Assistant at Oxfam, delves into why these leaks show the links...

The world's 62 richest people own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest people. Credit: Oxfam

The missing trillion

OPINION: 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...

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...

Tika receiving AAWAZ Community Leader Award

Unlocking women's potential from the grassroots up

NEWS: Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta from Oxfam in Asia look back on a women community leaders event in Pakistan and share exceptional stories of women in leadership. ...

Behind the Brands 3 Years

Big food is improving but a transformation is needed

OPINION:  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...

Transforming tech for women

More than two-thirds of the world's population will be using smartphones by 2020, but how smart are they for women? Information and communication technology is transforming our lives, but is...

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

Safety in Europe? People 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....

Girls in ICT Twitter Debate

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

NEWS: ...

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...