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Nesma shares a laugh with her friends during class.

10 year old Nesma used to enjoy going to school. But now school is a constant reminder that her home is gone: Her family sleeps in a classroom as their house was completely destroyed during the 50 days of war.

The Paraisópolis favela borders the affluent district of Morumbi in São Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Tuca Vieira

Too many still toil in extreme poverty. On the other extreme, wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, who can use it to capture disproportionate power to shape the future.

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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GROW week – a farming family of five in the Philippines

Changing seasons and extreme weather are leading to droughts, flash floods and landslides. Put simply, climate change is making people hungry.

The Paraisópolis favela borders the affluent district of Morumbi in São Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Tuca Vieira

Blog Action Day has finally arrived! After months of planning and thousands of blogs written, today is that day that bloggers around the world take over the web in a global discussion about one of the defining issues of our time: inequality.