- January 23, 2017
We are writing to remind you to keep women – and particularly those living in poverty – top of mind as you make economic decisions for our country and for Canada’s leadership in the world
- January 15, 2017
The super-rich are fuelling the inequality crisis by driving down wages, using their power to influence politics, and dodging taxes.
- January 4, 2017
Hurricane Matthew swept through Haiti in a matter of hours but has created a long-term catastrophe that will take the country years to recover from
- November 18, 2016
It is clear that the Committee considered the testimony provided by women’s rights advocates and organizations that made submissions. Though some recommendations could have been stronger and more specific, they nevertheless addressed a broad range of issues and actions required for promoting women’s equality.
- November 18, 2016
For this government to achieve its vision of inclusive growth, closing tax loopholes is critical. These loopholes have directly contributed to extreme inequality—a key factor undermining the achievements of the past decades to lift millions out of poverty.
- December 6, 2016
The report incorporates testimony by Oxfam’s Christina Polzot highlighting the inconsistency in Canada’s countries of focus model, citing Zambia as an example where bilateral development was cut despite the fact that the country still has a high prevalence of poverty and inequality.
- December 15, 2016
After media coverage of drowned children provoked an outpouring of support in several countries, some rich governments heeded the calls of their citizens and their consciences and pledged to resettle vulnerable refugees. But too often in the last year, we’ve seen some leaders listen to a growing anti refugee xenophobic backlash. Vulnerable Syrian refugees are the ones paying the price.
- December 14, 2016
Up to 100,000 people remain trapped in East Aleppo, according to the UN, and should be guaranteed safe passage out of the city if they wish to leave.
- December 8, 2016
Almost 100 dead after Indonesia earthquake, Oxfam responding.