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We envision a future where more local people lead their own humanitarian responses and recovery. That’s why we work together to fight policies and practices that keep people vulnerable, or that transform once-thriving populations into impoverished ones.
Our bountiful planet produces enough food to feed us all, and yet, more than 800 million people go to bed hungry each night. We work to protect the livelihoods of marginalized food producers and workers—especially women, minorities, immigrants, and young people—and help them claim their rights.
Every year, rigged tax rules and corporate tax dodging sap an estimated $100 billion from poor countries. We work to change tax policies so that big companies pay their fair share and stop using offshore tax havens and other practices that rob developing countries of money they could use to fight poverty.
We envision a world where women and girls gain power over every aspect of their lives, live free from violence, and influence institutions. That’s why Oxfam has made gender justice a critical component in every country where we work to help overcome gender discrimination and influence public policy decisions.
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Going to work shouldn’t mean putting your life on the line. But for countless workers in the US, it does. While COVID-19 added to the dangers, it also revealed how hazardous the workplace has been for years. As we mark yet another Workers' Memorial Day, we note: It’s time for change.
As President Biden prepares for a speech on April 28, we step back to take stock of his administration thus far. We find a lot to celebrate, and a lot of room for progress.
The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.
While federal labor laws protect workers from abuses by unscrupulous employers, they do not, in fact, protect all workers. This year, Oxfam added a new data point to its Best States to Work Index to indicate whether or not states have taken steps to cover these workers.
It’s time to put each to the intersectional feminist test.
Four principles to help the next president achieve a more just and equal society.