Sarah Dransfield

Senior Press Officer

Sarah is the main point of contact for Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme and also works on the Essential Services campaign, which focuses on the provision of health and education for all. Sarah previously worked as a reporter at music festivals for the Oxfam youth website and has a background in fashion PR and copywriting.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472269

Email: sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

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Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Failure to tackle inequality will leave hundreds of millions trapped in poverty unnecessarily Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned today as it...

Oxfam response to Credit Suisse Global Wealth report showing rising inequality

Credit Suisse's annual Global Wealth Report, published today, reveals that wealth inequality continues to grow; the top 1% now own 48.2 percent of global wealth, up from 46 percent last year....

England crash out in 2nd round of Oxfam’s inequality World Cup

Belgium would be champions, whilst host national Brazil would come last in their group ...

South Sudan on cholera alert as donors meet to pledge funds

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan ...

Rewriting global tax rules could increase developing countries’ corporate tax revenues by over 100%

OECD's current tax action plan is flawed because it excludes poorest countries ...

Challenge to World Bank and IMF to get serious about extreme inequality

Global wealth inequality threatens economic and social viability. Following Oxfam's January report revealing that just 85 people owned the same wealth as the bottom half the world's population,...

UK leadership helps to end falls in global aid - But aid to Africa continues to drop and only five donors achieve 0.7% promise

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“Model hospital” for privatised African health care threatens to swamp country’s budget

International Finance Corporation (IFC) supported private hospital project eating up 51 percent of Lesotho's health budget ...

Public services top up the income of the poorest by 76 percent

Health and education are powerful weapons in the fight against global inequality ...

Former Oxfam occupational counsellor, Martin Knops, awarded OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours list

Martin Knops, 65 from Shipton on Cherwell in Oxford, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours list for his services to Oxfam. Martin, who retired from Oxfam in August, worked for...