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Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International. It is a major nonprofit group with an extensive collection of operations.
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World's billionaires hold more wealth than 4.6 billion peopleThe world's 2,153 billionaires have as much wealth as 60% of the world's population, anti-poverty group Oxfam says.
Oxfam to start reopening in EnglandThe charity says it will begin reopening its network of charity shops in England from 15 June.
Reported Coronavirus Cases Top 5 Million Worldwide: Live CoverageWarning of a potential ‘big explosion’ in cases, China is imposing a Wuhan-style lockdown in one region even as it opens others. Oxfam will pull out of 18 countries.
Oxfam to shut offices in 18 countries, lay off 1,450 staffersThe organisation, he said, is facing major restructuring due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. NEW YORK: Development charity Oxfam has said that it will phase out physical presence in 18..
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Women's pay lags as they often work for free, says new reportWomen in the U.S. typically spend two more hours per day than men cooking, cleaning and doing other unpaid tasks , says a new report from Oxfam.
PM Modi extracts wealth from India's poor, gives it to 'crony capitalist friends': Rahul GandhiGandhi's attack on the prime minister came over an Oxfam report which claimed that India's richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom..
Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4-times of total for 70% poorest: OxfamIndia's richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 per cent of the country's population, while the total wealth of all Indian..
World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined: OxfamThe world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the global economy each..
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UK arms sales to Saudi-led coalition up by almost 50 per cent, despite arms trade treatyRise in weapons sold to alliance fighting in Yemen 'should be a stain on our conscience', says Oxfam
'Nobody is immune': Climate-fuelled disasters forcing millions from their homesAs the 25th UN climate summit gets underway in Spain, a new report by Oxfam has found disasters fuelled by climate change are the top driver of human displacement.
Australian fashion brands paying overseas workers 62 cents an hour, Oxfam saysThe non-for-profit organisation Oxfam has published a report calling out Australian-based brands for failing to credibly commit to living wages in foreign countries.
Aussie brands failing to pay fair wagesThe non-for-profit group Oxfam has published a report calling out Australian-based brands for failing to credibly commit to living wages in foreign countries.
Rare world map found in Oxfam shop sells for £3.5kThe 17th Century map which shows California as an island was found in a broken frame at an Oxfam shop.
Oxfam opens 'superstore' charity shop in OxfordThe 18,500 sq ft store opens its doors in the city where the charity had its first shop.
Oxfam report calls for tax haven crackdownThe Australian government is under pressure to crack down harder on tax havens, with Oxfam highlighting the global cost of the ongoing problem in a new report.
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