Accountability and ownership

As the world marks a year since the signing of the Sustainable Development Agenda, Oxfam has outlined a new vision for the role of development aid. This report sets out how more effective aid can support both people and governments.

World Economic Forum - Africa provides opportunity for leaders to consider a fairer development finance agenda that tackles inequality and poverty. As billions of dollars a year flow out of Africa, Oxfam is calling on business and political leaders to demand an intergovernmental tax body to reform the global tax rules.

Medecines produced by generic pharmaceutical companies to treat blood cancer in India. Photo: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

Access to Cancer Treatment

According to the World Health Organization, cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world, with 8.2 million deaths in 2012. In low- and middle-income countries, expensive treatments for cancer are not widely available.

A girl is writing on a black board, in a school in Rwanda. Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More

Global wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. This briefing explains Oxfam’s methodology and data sources and updates key inequality statistics.

Take action to fight inequality and make tax fair!

Want to do something about the extreme inequality you see around you? Help us make noise about rising inequality and unfair tax rules. Here are some useful resources to take action, to use on your blog, or maybe to help write a post for someone else's blog..

Together we must even it up and stop inequality from undermining our fight against poverty. Check out our animation video and join our campaign now to close the gap between the rich and the rest.


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