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Oxfam Scotland Welcomes Appointment of Poverty Adviser

Responding to the appointment of Naomi Eisenstadt as an independent adviser on poverty and inequality to the First Minister, Head of Oxfam Scotland, Jamie Livingstone said: ...

Musician Emeli Sande joins the battle against inequality

Award winning Scottish musician and songwriter, Emeli Sande, visited Oxfam programmes in Zambia to raise awareness of how inequality affects the lives of people there. ...

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...

Oxfam's response to launch of Scotland's Economic Strategy document by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: "It is highly encouraging to hear the priority placed by the First Minister on tackling inequality. ...

Crucial Opportunity to Tackle Inequality in Scotland in 2015

Oxfam challenges Scottish political leaders to work together ...

Our Response to the Programme for Government

By Ryan Mcquigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland It's been another busy week in Scottish politics. With a new First Minister...

New Report Highlights Benefits of Cooperatives

Oxfam's Even it Up report highlighted the extreme levels of economic inequality that are undermining poverty reduction, corrupting politics and hindering economic growth around the world.  ...

Time to Even It Up

Oxfam has launched a global campaign focused on one of the biggest issues of our time: the truly extreme level of inequality. ...

World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

Thank you for taking action

Thank you to all our supporters who took action as part of our "Close Scotland's Inequality Gap" action. You asked both sides in the referendum debate what they would do to tackle inequality...

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