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Northern Ghana has poverty levels two to three times higher than the national average. The region is covered by dry savannah land and lacks key infrastructure such as roads and markets. Photo: Adam Patterson/Oxfam
Despite an impressive economic growth, inequality has reached extreme levels in the West Africa region. The rich have grown richer while the poor have become even poorer. Yet the West African governments are the least committed to reducing inequality of any on the continent. Find out more and take action.
Geraldina junto a la mina de alquitrán a las afueras de la ciudad de Florencia. Foto: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
Women defenders are at the forefront in the peaceful fight against climate change, for the preservation of ecosystems and the protection of human rights. They face terror campaigns that seek to silence their voices on a daily basis. Meanwhile, governments and companies do not act to guarantee their safety and address the root causes of these aggressions.
Yahya* lives in one room with his family and all their possessions. They need to walk for two hours to reach water wells, which are often contaminated by cholera. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam

Almost four years of devastating conflict have plunged Yemen into one of the world's gravest humanitarian crises. The country is on the brink of famine and is also now suffering the largest ever outbreak of cholera since records began. We are delivering emergency aid but we urgently need your help to do more.

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G7 Fueling Inequality at Home and Around the World

As G7 leaders head to Biarritz, France, and President Macron promises to make the fight against inequality a priority at this year’s Summit, Oxfam says that the G7 are actively fueling inequality at home and across the globe.

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Photo: Campaigners in the Philippines push for food security. Credit: Vin Aranas/GRAISEA2 PMU

One year ago, Oxfam launched the Behind the Price campaign to end the human suffering behind our food. With your support, the campaign has already achieved some big wins!

Seafood worker. Photo: Adrian Mulya/TheSustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia

Last year, Oxfam launched a campaign to get 16 major supermarkets to take responsibility for ending human suffering in their food supply chains. A year later, here's their report card.