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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!

The shanty homes of fisher families and city immigrants on Back Bay with the tower blocks of Nariman Point in the background.

The gap between the rich and the rest is extreme and growing. G20 nations are not immune.

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.

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Families in Tong Ping displaced persons settlement carry their newly received non food items back to where they're staying. Photo: Anita Kattakhuzy/Oxfam

Elizabeth lives in a UN camp for displaced persons in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. She’s just one of around 100,000 civilians who has sought refuge in one of the compounds the United Nations peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), following the outbreak of vicious fighting in December 2013.

Oxfam call for World Tax Summit

Hundreds of thousands of people have called for action from the G20 Summit in Brisbane, on issues including inequality, tax, ebola and climate change. And leaders have certainly heard the calls on them to act, but only some of the calls have been properly heeded.