Health and Education For All blog

26 June 2014 | Al Kinley | 1 | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
If all students in low income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty.  It’s a startling fact, and one that demonstrates the...
Oxfam campaigners call for a Robin Hood Tax. Photo: Oxfam.
18 June 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
Two major injustices – inequality and climate change – are threatening to undermine the efforts of millions of people to escape poverty and hunger. By concentrating wealth and power in the hands of a...
30 May 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
I have joined global decision makers in Maputo this week for the IMF and Mozambiquan government’s joint “Africa Rising” conference, to take stock of Africa’s economic performance, resilience and...
8 May 2014 | Claire Godfrey | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
Oxfam’s report showing how developing countries have been marginalised in the process of reforming the rules for taxing multinational enterprises has been well received – unsurprisingly, perhaps,...
2 May 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
After the world was plunged into a financial crisis, back in 2009, G20 leaders promised to clean up the international tax system, once and for all.
11 April 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | 6 | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
People want dignity, people want rightsIn the global survey World We Want 2015, health was the first priority of people living in poor countries. This was not surprising. Every year in Africa, nearly...
2 April 2014 | Emma Seery | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
Today we are launching a new report, ‘Working for the Many: Public Services Fight Inequality.’ This is the next in Oxfam’s series of reports looking at the scandalous gap between rich and poor that...
17 February 2014 | Rachel George | 1 | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
The Robin Hood Tax as Future News: featuring Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy, Clémence Poésy, Heike Makatsch and Javier CámaraFollowing the devastating financial crisis it’s been great to see banks...
23 October 2013 | Katie Malouf Bous | 1 | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
"We must be the generation that delivers universal health coverage.” – WBG President Jim Yong Kim in a speech to the World Health Assembly, May 2013
9 October 2013 | Winnie Byanyima | 3 | Blog channel: Health and Education For All
 
In the time it takes you to read the title of this blog, three more people in the world will have fallen below the poverty line.Not because of anything to do with global economics but simply because...
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