Tagged: inequality

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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 Week of Action on Education march, Liberia. Photo: Abraham Conneh/Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth and income is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world’s ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.

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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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Parwan-e-duo slum, Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Jason P. Howe/Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of the 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people.

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