The International Monetary Fund’s policy advice impacts who becomes economic winners and losers. New Oxfam report finds the International Monetary Fund’s new ‘inequality pilots’ fail to support inequality reduction.
The World Bank today published the 2018 edition of its World Development Report. For the first time, the report is focused entirely on education, and tackling what they call the “learning crisis,” where “even after several years in school, millions of children cannot read, write or do basic math.”
Since the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index was launched many people have been in touch to find out more. Here are the answers to some of your most common questions and comments.
Every year one billion people worldwide are denied medical care because they cannot afford to pay for it. The World Health Organisation's new Director-General must commit to removing healthcare user fees, essential to achieve Universal Health Coverage.
If the current reform of Official Development Assistance is not combined with the required criteria and safeguards – established in consultation with governments and citizens in the South – it is likely to be to the detriment of the poorest.
Oxfam’s new inequality report, which found that just 8 men own the same wealth as half the world, is making headlines around the globe. Here we reply to five of the most frequently asked questions about this astonishing report.
Governments, civil society, and the private sector push to improve development cooperation to end poverty and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Collecting tax is one of the key means by which governments are able to address poverty. Yet big business is dodging tax on an industrial scale, depriving governments across the globe of the money they need to invest in healthcare, education and job creation. You can change this.
If the war on inequality is to be won, then we must ensure that the ‘Akirus’ of this world are empowered to take up their rightful place in the fight for tax justice.