Tagged: India

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Tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental and certification organizations commits to finding solution to systemic problems locking-in low wages for tea workers. 

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Oxfam has hailed the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling against a patent protection petition filed by multinational pharmaceutical company Novartis as a huge victory for public health.

 

 

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New evidence shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics.

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Women in Khedlo village, India.

New evidence revealed by Oxfam shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics.

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Women during a rally in India, in 2007. Photo: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

Oxfam strongly condemns the brutal sexual assault and subsequent death of a young woman in Delhi and calls for immediate systemic response to the increasing trend of violence against women in the country.

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Historic march in India of over 100,000 people to get the Government to pass a 'National Land Reforms Act & Policy' as a broad framework and means of land re-distribution to the landless and homeless poor

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Woman milking a cow near Gujarat, India, in 1946. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam India’s CEO Nisha Agrawal is in the UK this week to mark 60 years of Oxfam working in India, responding to emergencies and helping to pull millions of people out of poverty.

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Sumberged huts, Assam. Photo: Oxfam

The people of Assam are facing two disasters, creating one of the worst humanitarian crises in the last decade. The most severe floods in the past 14 years have affected around two million people across 27 districts of Assam, while ethnic tensions have displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

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