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La Playita, in Baracoa, is one of the most vulnerable communities in the city

While President Obama's visit has put Havana in the spotlight, more remote communities are preparing for earthquakes and natural disasters.

Photo: Oxfam

Shame, victim-blaming and stigma are such common aspects of violence against women that many victims never go to the police. Photo: Oxfam

Our stats struck a nerve, now let’s hit back against inequality

Oxfam's latest inequality report and stats have prompted some lively debate in the run up to the World Economic Forum. Here Deborah Hardoon, Deputy Head of Research, explains how we came up with the stats and why we're confident about our findings. 

The world's 62 richest people own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest people.

Yet again I am attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, warning about the global inequality crisis – and proposing steps to tackle it. Yet again, Oxfam has released shocking new statistics which illustrate how severe this crisis has become: 62 people now have the same wealth as the poorest...

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