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Working with 521 partners We reached 1.1 million people Through 221 projects ar16-17-gender-justice.jpg Grace Aciro started working with Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET), Oxfam’s partner in Uganda, in 2014. Her organization is part of Oxfam’s Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (We-Care) initiative running training and community activities in six countries to encourage respect for the rights of women and children. Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam Discrimination against women and girls is both a cause and a consequence of poverty. Without collective action and broader social...
Tax collection in Latin America and the Caribbean is low in relation to its potential and does not reflect the huge social needs in the region. Public finances reflect an inequitable social and economic model, which perpetuates power concentration and discrimination, and are undermined by high rates of tax evasion and avoidance. Courageous reforms are urgently needed in order to achieve fiscal policies to help reduce entrenched inequalities in the region. Despite economic growth and the reduction of both poverty and inequality that Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has experienced during...
In an open letter, a large coalition of civil society organizations and trade unions, including Oxfam, is asking European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for a more ambitious proposal on tax transparency.
At a time of great need, aid and other forms of development cooperation are at risk. In late November 2016, representatives from donor countries and developing countries met to discuss the way forward: the second High Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Nairobi brought together decision-makers to deliberate on ways to improve development effectiveness. They met at a critical moment in the history; when the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) needs renewed and energized international effort. Winnie Byanyima,...
Every three years Oxfam Canada members join together to meet Oxfam program partners from around the world and discuss our role in the global movement for change. The 2010 gathering explored the themes of gender based violence, maternal health, poverty, security, climate change, and food security.

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