G20 Leaders meeting in Brisbane, Australia this weekend (15 and 16 November) are being urged to tackle rising inequality head-on or risk leaving millions of people trapped in poverty, as new figures reveal the wealth disparity in a number of G20 countries.
The gap between the rich and the rest is extreme and growing. G20 nations are not immune.
Responding to the World Economic Forum's Outlook on the Global Agenda, which places "Deepening Income Inequality" at the top of its list of concerns for world leaders in 2015, Kevin R
Oxfam strongly welcomes today’s leaked documents on Luxembourg’s tax haven operations revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), showing that Luxembourg granted favorable tax treatment to many multinational corporations in order for them to dodge taxes by routing their profits through the country.
85 individuals have the same wealth as half the people on our planet. It is time to Even it up!
85 individuals have the same wealth as half the people on our planet. Such extreme economic inequality is standing in the way of ending global poverty, and widening other inequalities like the gap between women and men. It is time to Even it up!
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is still the most unequal region in the world, despite economic growth and the reduction of both poverty and inequality over the last decade.
The governments of Latin America and the Caribbean must implement fiscal reforms that benefit all citizens and not only economic and political elites, according to Oxfam.
The Health in Africa initiative of the International Finance Corporation, which promotes private sector healthcare delivery, is extremely unlikely to deliver better health outcomes for poor people.