Oxfam considers that systematic discrimination against women and girls is both a cause and a result of the inequality that drives poverty. Achieving women’s rights is a foundation for all development goals and for a safe and just world.
Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says she is “honored” at her appointment by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.
The world faces an inequality crisis that is spiralling out of control. Across the world we are seeing the gap between the richest and the rest reach extremes not seen in a century.
Ensuring women have a meaningful voice in the peace process increases the likelihood that its outcomes benefit the majority of Yemenis and enjoy their support.
This report examines the sharp rise in inequality in Malawi between 2004/5 and 2010/11. The authors warn that unless the government takes action, many more Malawians will live in poverty by 2020.
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Oxfam applauds today’s report by the International Monetary Fund, which argues that tackling gender inequality is not only an objective in itself, it's a key part of reducing the huge wealth gap between the rich and the poor.
Developed as an input to the consultation being held by the World Bank on the concept note for its new Gender Strategy 2016 - 2021, this document details Oxfam's priorities for the World Bank's gender work going forward, and its responses to the specific consultation questions.
This report looks at Somali women’s experiences with conflict, peace, violence, insecurity and state rebuilding
In response to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) latest report on inequality, In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam’s Senior Policy Advisor Claire Godfrey said:
“There is nothing surprising in the OECD’s latest report on inequality...