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Subject: poverty in the uk

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Changing the world is everybody's business

We are living in a hotter, hungrier world. For the third year running, the United Nations has reported that global hunger is on the rise. And this isn't solely a faraway problem. ...

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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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A wee message from a New Scot

Today people around the world are gathering to celebrate World Refugee Day. ...

Decent Work – do we need more carrot and stick in Scotland?

From our work around the world, it is clear that jobs are a critical driver of development in the world's poorest countries. However, with one in four global workers earning less than $2 a day,...

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The anti-poverty case for thinking again about tax in Scotland

The Paradise Papers cast a very welcome, but deeply disturbing, light on how rich and powerful individuals and companies secretly shelter their wealth in tax havens. Tax dodging deprives poor countries...

Poverty and Inequality Commission established in law

In Scotland, one in five people live in poverty. At Oxfam Scotland, we know that if we're going to bring that number down then we urgently need to address Scotland's inequality problem. Poverty...

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Higher inequality in the UK linked to higher poverty, according to new LSE report examining data over the last half century

The growing gap between the richest and poorest in the UK is directly linked to higher rates of poverty, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science. ...

To tackle poverty, Scotland must reduce inequality

By Francis Stuart, Oxfam Scotland Research and Policy Adviser ...

Responses from Political Parties to our Campaign on Scottish Limited Partnerships

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A Menu for Change: Cash, Rights, Food

New partnership to prevent food poverty in Scotland receives funding from The Big Lottery Fund ...

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