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Extreme inequality is hurting us all - damaging economic growth, fuelling crime, and squandering the hopes and ambitions of billions who are trapped at the bottom with no way out.
In July 2014, a new multilateral and southern-led development bank is expected to be launched by the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – better known as the BRICS.
Oxfam welcomes today's World Bank report 'Clima
Overcoming inequality and slowing global warming are imperative for achieving a world free from poverty and suffering, says an Oxfam report released today.
Sipho Mthathi has been appointed the founding Executive Director of Oxfam South Africa. Oxfam South Africa will become the first-ever Oxfam affiliate in Africa.
Trying to solve poverty is a lot like trying to solve a really hard puzzle.
That's why Oxfam has a new six-sided strategy to tackle it, driven by the power of people against poverty.
In response to the US Environmental P
Oxfam’s Nicolas Mombrial said:
Oxfam today celebrated news that donors had increased their development aid spending to $134.8 billion in 2013, which the OECD says stands at the highest-ever recorded level. However aid levels to Africa dropped by 5.6% to just $28.9 billion – back to the levels they were 10 years ago.