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9 Jul
The coronavirus pandemic, climate crisis and conflicts have pushed more than half a million people to the brink of starvation, Oxfam reported. Cutting new military spending by less than 20% would end global hunger.
20 Jun
Campaigners from UK-based anti-poverty organisation Oxfam pose as G7 leaders wearing swimsuits and relaxing on deckchairs on a beach in Falmouth, 25 miles away from the venue of the G7 summit in Cornwall. They're calling G7 countries to commit to cutting carbon emissions and to help vulnerable countries better respond to climate change.
16 Dec 2020
A new Oxfam report has revealed that around a third of the world's population has had no state assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. It noted huge gaps between rich and poor countries.
21 Jan 2020
From birth to death, no matter where we are, someone hopefully takes care for us. Likely, it is a woman who is not being paid for it. This unpaid care work amounts to 11 trillion US dollars, Oxfam has calculated.
22 Jan 2019
As the world's rich meet for the World Economic Forum in Davos, their festivities are as usual heralded by the Oxfam report on global inequality — a highly controversial study which should be taken with a grain of salt.
13 Feb 2018
A former aid worker writing in the Guardian says the revelations about sexual misconduct at Oxfam are not surprising.
22 Apr 2017
North-East crisis - Oxfam seeks global intervention in the region.

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