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Inequality isn’t just unfair. It’s dangerous.

Imagine living in fear of walking alone. Or stopping your car at a traffic light. Or even just hanging out with your friends or family at the park or beach, all due to the fear that you may be attacked. ...

The fight for tax justice continues

When we launched the campaign for a Tax Dodging Bill at the beginning of this year we didn't know what to expect. The response was overwhelming, with campaigners like you taking action...

Make Poverty History: Ten years on

Ten years ago this month, Scotland hosted one of the most highly anticipated global summits that social justice campaigners have seen in modern times. Throughout the three day G8 summit in Gleneagles,...

Make Poverty History: The power of campaigning, and strong political leadership.

Ten years ago this week, over 250,000 people marched in Edinburgh to call on G8 leaders to Make Poverty History. A few days later, up the road at Gleneagles, global leaders listened and responded...

Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government

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The "worst" Oxfam shop display you'll see today

Oxfam's high street shops are full of passionate, dedicated staff and volunteers, who don't just sell stuff to help Oxfam fight poverty - they also help spread the word about Oxfam fighting...

Scotland inequality

Latest reports on inequality in Scotland must lead to action

Oxfam Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's latest Wealth and Assets Survey 2006-2012, published alongside the Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare in Scotland and...

Mymensingh/Bangladesh  credit:Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

2015 A year for action

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Get trained to tackle tax dodging

Corporate tax dodging is a massive issue. Every year the UK misses out on billions of pounds, and developing countries lose a whopping estimated $160 billion a year. The money lost to tax...

David Smith – An Oxfam Supporter from Inverness

I was delighted to be invited to Oxfam house, Oxfam's HQ in Oxford, for this year's Supporter Conference. We were also advised of future campaign priorities including the Even It Up...

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