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Youth collaborating on a project

Youth and Inequality

Young women and men today must grapple with serious social, political and environmental problems inherited from their elders. By marshaling the energy, creativity and talents of youth to address the multiple inequalities they face, we will all reap a ‘demographic dividend’ and build a fairer world.

A woman cycles to work in Hanoi. Photo credit: Dewald Brand, Miran for Oxfam

Labor Rights in Vietnam: Unilever’s progress and systemic challenges

In this report, Oxfam identifies three key issues that need to be tackled for Unilever to move to the next level of social impact and responsible sourcing and for the good intentions of their policies to translate into real impact for the lives of workers throughout their supply chain.

Elizabeth Dunge works at the Jamaica dump in the middle of the Mukuru informal settlement, in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 2, 2014.

Tax havens and urban inequality in Kenya: Elizabeth's story

Across Africa, the money hidden in offshore tax havens could help to fight poverty and offer a lifeline out of hell to desperate women like Elizabeth, from Kenya. Join us on demanding world leaders to put an end to the era of tax havens.

Children attending school in Northern Ghana, December 2015

The Time is Now

Africa is losing billions to corruption, poorly negotiated deals and tax dodging. Leaders must listen to their people. They must crack down on tax dodging and maximize progressive revenues to create a more human economy for Africa.

A women works for an Oxfam cash for work program to rebuild an irrigation channel in Nepal

Building Back Right

As recovery in Nepal begins after the earthquake that struck in April 2015, there is an opportunity to ensure that reconstruction and resettlement policies and programmes are inclusive of women and those who are landless.

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