85 individuals have the same wealth as half the people on our planet. Such extreme economic inequality is standing in the way of ending global poverty, and widening other inequalities like the gap between women and men. It is time to Even it up!
Extreme inequality is the defining challenge of our time, but it is not inevitable, and can be tackled. Much can be done to even it up, and make the world a fairer place. Act now!
One person in three in the world lives in poverty.
Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned today as it published a new report showing that the number of billionaires worldwide has more than doubled since the financial crisis.
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Over the past year, an overwhelming consensus has developed on the dangers of growing and extreme economic inequality. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, gives four ways to close the growing inequality gap.