Oxfam’s new inequality report reveals that billionaires’ fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year, while the poorest half of humanity – 3.8 billion people – saw their wealth fall. It's making headlines around the globe. Here are answers to seven of the most frequently asked questions you've asked about it.
Ask anyone what really matters and the health of their families and their children’s education will be near the top of the list. Yet in many countries these things are only available to those with money.
This past year the Oxfam confederation reached more people than ever before – 22.3 million – the majority women and girls. We did this largely via partnerships with more than 7,300 organizational allies around the world, helping them too to strengthen the ways they influence their own decision-makers.
Most of Yemen's 22.2 million people are now in need of humanitarian aid. This terrible situation is entirely caused by a war in which the parties are dependent on arms supplied from outside the country.
Oxfam has been warning for years that climate change would put the fight against hunger back by decades. It's now happening before our eyes. Winnie Byanyima writes from the Global Climate Action Summit 2018, to amplify the voices of those most affected by climate change.
Supermarkets are increasingly squeezing the price they pay their suppliers. This, coupled with the weakening influence of small-scale farmers and workers is causing human rights violations, inequality, and poverty. Here's how to fix this.