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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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The food sector spans the globe: seafood from Thailand, sugar from India, cocoa from Ghana, and coffee from Brazil. But this global reach brings problems: poor working conditions and low wages, forced labor, child labor, gender inequality, and violation of community rights to land. What’s a responsible investor to do?
The tax portion of the Ways & Means Build Back Better plan is a gift to US multinational corporations paid for by domestic businesses.
[ PART OF A SERIES ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE ] | Record-setting heat in the US this summer has accounted for several fatalities on the job, adding to hundreds in the last decade. As the climate warms, it’s well past time for the federal government to put standards in place to keep workers safe from heat hazards.
As millions in corporate cash and armies of lobbyists flood the Capitol, Congress is poised yet again to favor corporations and the wealthy over investments in working families and the climate.
[ PART OF A SERIES ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE ] | A firsthand look at what it's like in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida.
[ PART OF A SERIES ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE ] | Powerful winds, widespread flooding, and tornadoes: Ida showed us what’s on the menu for the future if we don’t act fast.