Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

Melanie Kramers

Senior Press Officer

Melanie leads Oxfam's media work for its Even It Up campaign to reduce rising global economic inequality. She can be contacted for media enquiries in this area e.g. poverty, tax reform, living wages. Melanie has a background in environmental PR and travel journalism.

Direct line: +44 (0)7825 088894

Email: mkramers1@oxfam.org.uk

Follow Melanie Kramers

All posts by Melanie Kramers

IMF's advice to countries is detached from its rhetoric on inequality

New Oxfam analysis shows the International Monetary Fund's key "Article IV" advice fails to reduce gap between rich and poor  The International Monetary Fund's...

Credit: Steve Ashley / Oxfam

Media advisory: Oxfam's 75th anniversary

Oxfam thanks supporters for generosity to world's poorest over past 75 years On Thursday Oxfam marks 75 years since its founding on 5 October 1942 by a small group concerned about civilians...

Reaction: Multinationals like Amazon exploit flaws in tax laws to avoid paying fair share

Amazon is today reported to have halved its UK corporation tax bill despite revenue increasing. Commenting on reports about Amazon's tax practices Oxfam's head of inequality, Ana Arendar,...

RB calls for tougher tax laws that would protect poor countries following Oxfam investigation

British multinational RB, the manufacturer of household items such as Dettol and Vanish, has today backed a public campaign for tougher tax laws after an Oxfam investigation suggested that poor countries...

People fleeing Mosul offensive need genuinely safe escape routes

Commenting on news reports this weekend that Iraqi security forces are asking people to leave the Old City of Mosul as a new offensive has been launched, Oxfam's Country Director in Iraq, Andres...

REACTION: G7 consensus crumbles at the expense of the world's poorest people

Commenting on the G7 summit communiqué, Oxfam said leaders had failed to address the key challenges facing the world's poorest people. ...

As world faces unprecedented famine threat G7 should pay up and push for peace

G7 leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, on 26-7 May should take the lead in fighting famine and immediately fund nearly half ($2.9 billion) of the UN's urgent appeal to avoid catastrophic hunger...

REACTION New director of World Health Organization must act to end health inequalities

Oxfam congratulated Dr Tedros on his appointment as new Director-General of the World Health Organization today and warned that determined leadership was needed to tackle health inequalities around...

REACTION to Sainsbury's launch of Fairly Traded pilot project

In response to Sainsbury's launch of Fairly Traded pilot project for some of its tea, Oxfam's Ethical Trade Manager Rachel Wilshaw said: "Sainsbury's...

REACTION: UK aid pledge for Syria welcome but more action needed to end bloodshed

Commenting on today's announcement by Theresa May that the UK will provide £1bn in aid money to help Syrian refugees and their host countries, Tim Livesey, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy,...