3 Families Wealthier Than Poorest 20% of People in Scotland

The richest 3 families in Scotland own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the Scottish population put together, according to a new estimate of inequality released by Oxfam Scotland. ...

Have your say on inequality

The world's richest 85 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion people. 5 families in the UK have the same wealth as the poorest 20% of the population. The 10 wealthiest households in Scotland...

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Unacceptable numbers of people living in poverty highlighted in new Scottish Government report

The Scottish Government's "Poverty and Income Inequality" report, out today, reveals that the economic recovery is not making enough of a difference to the poorest, many of...

The Challenge of Inequality: Time For Debate

Recently released research has revealed increasing levels of poverty in Scotland. Over the last year a further 110,000 people fell below the poverty line, under which affording the basic...

Scots urged to back Oxfam's Gaza Appeal

The crisis in Gaza is fast spiralling out of control with water supplies critically low and a public health crisis imminent, Oxfam warned today. The collapse of the latest brief ceasefire...

We care about inequality. Do you?

Oxfam Scotland is challenging politicians on both sides of the debate on Scottish independence to say how they believe we should tackle inequality. Whatever the outcome, we know we need action. ...

A mobile clinic brings healthcare to families who have lost everything

Last week in Scotland, and across the UK, the Disasters Emergency Committee launched a Gaza Crisis appeal. Scots have now raised £434,000 for this appeal. You can join them by donating here. ...

To inspire or not to

TED and TEDx talks are often inspiring - they're frequently about individual stories where people have overcome the odds or are creating something amazing. ...

Scots Donate £930,000 to Gaza Crisis Appeal

 DEC members reach 1.1m people in month after the appeal launch ...

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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