labour rights

labour rights

Canal Doi - Canal Te, District 8, Ho Chi Minh city. Photo: Adam Patterson

Even It Up: how to tackle inequality in Vietnam

Vietnam has a strong record of poverty reduction, but today, increasing inequality is threatening decades of progress. To tackle the dangerous gap between rich and poor, Vietnam should urgently implement progressive policies on governance, taxation, public spending, public services, labour rights, and civic engagement.

Woman pickling tea leaves in Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

In Work but Trapped in Poverty

This summary of recent Oxfam research in Morocco, Kenya, Malawi, Vietnam and Myanmar paints a picture of workers, mostly women, who are working hard but trapped in poverty producing food and garments for consumers.

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