Live Below The Line

If you only had $1.75 to spend today, what would you buy? 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty ask themselves this question every single day – the majority of them women and girls. Take the Challenge: Live Below the Line April 27 to May 1, 2015
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Even It Up

Left unchecked, extreme inequality will reverse progress in the fight against poverty and deepen gender discrimination. It's time to Even It Up! Join people around the world calling on their governments to step up and take action to end extreme inequality and support women’s rights.
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Hygiene Kit Distribution, Vanuatu
One of the worst cyclones ever seen in the Pacific region hit Vanuatu on March 13th causing widespread devastation. Oxfam is on the ground providing life-saving assistance.    ... more
Noor, Syrian refugee
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