inequality

It's time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few. New estimates show that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. As growth benefits the richest, the rest of society – especially the poorest – suffers. The very design of our...
Oxfam Launches Report on Inequality in Viet Nam and Even it Up Campaign Ha Noi, Viet Nam – “Increasing inequality is threatening decades of progress”. This is one of the findings from the research on inequality in Viet Nam, conducted by Oxfam as a part of the Even it Up campaign. The Oxfam report...
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Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today to mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos. Oxfam’s report, ‘An economy for the 99 percent’, shows that the gap between...
Oxfam's Rachel Wilshaw. Credit: Oxfam GB
Rachel Wilshaw talks about a new Oxfam report that reflects on and assesses how Unilever’s commitment to labour rights have progressed in the last four years, and the challenges they and other companies face addressing systemic issues...
A Vietnamese woman cleans her home in Hanoi. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
In recent years Vietnam has seen unprecedented economic growth coupled with an overall reduction in poverty. This has led to an increased standard of living for most Vietnamese citizens and also new set of problems, especially in inequalities. In order to understand people’s awareness about...
A farmer at work in Hoa Binh province. Credit: Oxfam Vietnam
Even it up: Oxfam’s campaign to tackle extreme inequality. Oxfam launched its global Even it up campaign in October 2014 and made global headlines on the issue of inequality at the last two World Economic Forums. Oxfam continues to present the case that extreme inequality is one of the defining...
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