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Boys with blackboards

The world’s wealthiest countries, and big companies themselves, currently have too much power in creating the tax rules. Take action today to demand that governments make tax fair!

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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Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Two years after the signing of a major peace accord designed to build sustainable peace in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a report by Oxfam reveals that citizens still receive little or no protection from the state; armed groups and security forces continue to exploit and abuse communities.

President Johnson Sirleaf and Oxfam call for $60m Liberia school upgrade

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and international agency Oxfam today called on donors and others to join forces to support the government’s $60m appeal to upgrade Liberian schools with water and sanitation facilities as thousands of children across the country return to school for the first time in six months. 

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Mr. Kumambala

On a global scale, tax dodging is depriving poor countries of hundreds of millions and often billions of dollars each year, as individuals and corporations are allowed to hide their money away and avoid paying tax. On a personal level, it has devastating effects.