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Multinational tax evasion is entrenching poverty and weakening developing country economies, Oxfam has warned ahead of the G20 leaders meeting in Russia to chart a plan for boosting global economic growth.

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Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Carloine Gluck/Oxfam

Our vision is a just world without poverty. In our fourth strategic plan, we set out an integrated approach to tackle poverty by addressing its complex and interrelated causes.

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The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives. Joining with others, we seek to overcome poverty using a six-sided strategy.

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A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.

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Rahmat and Ari. Lampaya, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Photo: Jim Holmes/Oxfam

Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and people’s vulnerability to disasters according to a new report published today by international agency Oxfam.

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Bwalia 'Bottom' Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Millions of poor people will go without life-saving food and medicines as donor aid pledges to poor countries are breached.

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Global economic growth is exacerbating inequalities while pushing the Earth beyond ecological limits. Oxfam senior researcher Kate Raworth visited the RSA in October 2012, to explain how the simple 'doughnut' can help save the planet and decrease global inequality.

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Who's putting pressure on the planet? This video reveals the extreme inequalities of resource use - within and between countries - underlying the pressure on four 'planetary boundaries'.

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