Even It Up

Left unchecked, extreme inequality will cripple 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.
Winnie Byanyima

Ebola: How Oxfam and its partners are responding

Oxfam is working with its partners to stop the transmission of the Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other West African countries through the delivery of effective, evidence-based, outbreak control measures. So far, Oxfam has directly reached over 1.1 million people.
Oxfam handwashing station, Sierra Leone

Up for Debate

Women's rights should be front and centre in this year's federal election. Up for Debate calls on all federal political parties to make meaningful commitments to change women's lives for the better — at home and around the world. Help build a Canada that helps make women's lives better — Join Up For Debate!
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SharePlan: Give Monthly

When you join Shareplan, you join Canadians from coast to coast to coast taking a stand against inequality and injustice. Working with our community partners – from Zimbabwe to Cuba and right here at home – Oxfam is raising our voice as we call, together, for a more fair, just and sustainable world.
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A multi-million dollar post-Ebola “Marshall Plan” is needed to put the three West Africa countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. The world cannot dither on a recovery plan as it did on the Ebola response. Key to    ... more
The explosion in inequality is holding back the fight against global poverty says Oxfam ahead of this year's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Oxfam's international executive director, Winnie Byanyima, co-chairs    ... more

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80 richest people have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest people
Making tax fair is one of the issues most in need of global action if we’re to tackle the problem of inequality. Oxfam is calling for an unprecedented event, a World Tax Summit, where all countries come together to make tax fair and help close the gap between    ... more
Julie Delahanty - CTV Power Play
Extreme inequality is a defining issue of our time. Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Oxfam is calling on world leader's to Even It Up. Watch Julie Delahanty on the challenges and solutions to extreme poverty and inequality: CTV Power Play     ... more
John Young, Oxfam Canada, Director of Communications and Outreach
By 2016, the richest 1% of people on the planet will own more wealth than the rest of humanity combined - unless world leaders act now. Extreme inequality is growing and, left un-checked, will cripple the fight against poverty. The good news is that there are    ... more