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.

A woman stands in front of rubbles, in Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Rebuilding a More Resilient Nepal

The April 2015 earthquake devastated Nepal, affecting more than eight million people. This briefing paper considers the successes and challenges of the response so far, and looks at what must be done to ensure that Nepal recovers in a way which makes it more resilient and more equitable.

After Equality

Economic inequality in Russia – skewed income and wealth distribution – increased sharply in the transition from a state socialist system to a capitalist market economy.

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