An economy for the 1 percent
Oxfam’s research report The Economy for the 1% highlights that the global inequality crisis is reaching new extremes. The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. This report also shows how women are disproportionately affected by inequality – of the current ‘62’, 53 are men and just nine are women, and women continue to be dramatically over represented in precarious and low wage work.
We can raise our voices to make it clear that we won't live with poverty any longer, that women and men should be equal, and that the era of tax havens must end.
Inequality is out of control. Time to #EvenItUp!
Oxfam International’s Executive Director, Winnie Byanyima, heads to the World Economic Forum in Davos with a strong call for change. Read more...