Recent News Headlines : Oxfam

'THIS HAPPENED ON MY WATCH': OXFAM SEX SCANDAL PROMPTS DEPUTY CHIEF'S RESIGNATION


On Monday, the European Commission demanded that Oxfam offer maximum transparency in responding to the allegations... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 69

BRITAIN THREATENS DEFUNDING AS ACCUSATIONS GROW


Oxfam said it had not found evidence to back one of the Times's most explosive claims that underage girls were involved... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 1234

U.K. REVIEWING OXFAM TIES AFTER SEX ABUSE SCANDAL IN HAITI


The way this appalling abuse of vulnerable people was dealt with raises serious questions that Oxfam must answer... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 150

INDIA'S RICHEST CORNER 73 PERCENT OF WEALTH


Worsening inequality Overall global inequality figures further worsened according to the Oxfam report, with the richest one percent cornering 82 percent of the wealth created last year... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 2061

BILLIONAIRES' WEALTH SURGED ENOUGH TO END EXTREME POVERTY 7 TIMES IN ONE YEAR, OXFAM SAYS


The richest man in the country also earns enough interest on his wealth in one year to lift two million people out of extreme poverty... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 8514

400,000 CHILDREN SEEN FACING STARVATION IN WAR-RAVAGED CONGO AS AID DRIES UP


Donors have only provided a fraction of the sum required, Oxfam said, adding that its project may have to close in March... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Oxfam

8 PEOPLE HAVE SAME WEALTH AS WORLD'S POOREST HALF


Income inequality is so now lopsided that eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 45049

'THE SUPER-RICH AND THE REST OF US'


He said the government is watching the issue of wealth inequality closely... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 3170

EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE SAME WEALTH AS HALF THE WORLD, OXFAM REVEALS AHEAD OF DAVOS


Each year we are misled by Oxfam's wealth statistics... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 2910

OXFAM'S UPSIDE DOWN INEQUALITY STUDY: BJORN LOMBORG


The real story on inequality is a much more optimistic one than Oxfam's narrative... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 2528

'ESCALATING INEQUALITY CRISIS': RICHEST 62 PEOPLE OWN AS MUCH WEALTH AS HALF WORLD'S POPULATION


Much of this change has been because of the rise of China, which alone accounted for half a billion people moving out of extreme poverty... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 2299

ETHIOPIA DROUGHT 'AS BAD FOR CHILDREN AS SYRIA'S WAR'


The UN says the worst drought in 30 years in Ethiopia means 400,000 children are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and more than 10 million people need food aid... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 1733

EIGHT MEN HAVE SAME WEALTH AS WORLD'S POOREST HALF


Income inequality is so now lopsided that eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 1448

EIGHT MEN AS RICH AS HALF THE WORLD, ANTI-POVERTY GROUP OXFAM SAYS


The implications of the global trust crisis are deep and wide-ranging, said Richard Edelman, the firm's president and CEO... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 1137

WORLD'S RICHEST 10% PRODUCE HALF OF GLOBAL CARBON EMISSIONS, SAYS OXFAM


Oxfam published the numbers as negotiators from 195 countries met in Paris to wrangle over a climate rescue pact... READ MORE

2nd December, 2015 770

WILL 1%'S WEALTH OVERTAKE THE REST?


For example, the people with the lowest wealth are not those with nothing, living in sub-Saharan Africa... READ MORE

22nd January, 2015 548

RICHEST NATIONS HOST 'UNDER 9% OF REFUGEES'


Oxfam poorest nations shouldering responsibility for world's refugees... READ MORE

18th July, 2016 319

YOU MIGHT BE AMONG THE WORLD'S RICHEST PEOPLE AND NOT REALIZE IT


71 percent, to be exact, who altogether own only 3 percent of global wealth, according to Credit Suisse data... READ MORE

22nd January, 2016 247

NEO-FEUDAL SOCIETY: TAX HAVENS FOR BIG MULTINATIONALS IS 'ROBBERY OF POPULATION'


It's alarming big European banks, unlike ordinary people are not paying their fair share of taxes, says Oxfam policy advisor Aurore Chardonnet... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 227

A STARK WARNING ON CAPITALISM'S EXCESSES


Eight men could not amass such vast and obscene wealth without an obliging global political and economic order to make it possible... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 190

GENDER PAY GAP COULD TAKE 170 YEARS TO CLOSE, WOMEN'S UNPAID LABOR 13% OF GLOBAL GDP


Oxfam cited the warning from the World Economic Forum that the situation hasn't improved and is where it stood in 2008... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 135

OXFAM SAYS 8 MEN AS RICH AS HALF THE WORLD


The implications of the global trust crisis are deep and wide-ranging, said Richard Edelman, the firm's president and CEO... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 134

62 PEOPLE OWN AS MUCH WEALTH AS HALF THE WORLD'S POPULATION


With the report, Oxfam is urging the world's leaders to make a big initiative to tackle tax havens... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 105

EIGHT MEN HOLD THE WEALTH OF HALF THE PLANET


The implications of the global trust crisis are deep and wide-ranging, said Richard Edelman, the firm's president and CEO... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 55

APPLE, MICROSOFT AMONG TOP 50 U.S. CORPORATIONS USING OFFSHORE TAX HAVENS


Among large corporations defined as companies with at least 10 million in assets, only 19.5 per cent paid federal income taxes in 2012... READ MORE

16th April, 2016 45

62 INDIVIDUALS OWN HALF THE WORLD'S WEALTH, REPORT SAYS


The bank's report also showed that the richest 5 percent own more than 75 percent of the world's wealth and the top 10 percent have about 88 percent of it... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 35

SIX WEALTHIEST COUNTRIES HOST LESS THAN NINE PER CENT OF WORLD'S REFUGEES


Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees... READ MORE

18th July, 2016 20

IRELAND IS SIXTH-WORST FOR TAX-DODGING BY BIG CORPORATIONS


Oxfam insisted the issue was not Ireland's relatively low corporation tax rate of 12.5 percent, but about loopholes and sweetheart deals... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 17

OXFAM SAYS RICH COUNTRIES ARE FAILING SYRIAN REFUGEES


The world is failing the people of Syria, said Mark Goldring, Oxfam'sA Britain-based chief executive... READ MORE

1st February, 2016 15

DO OXFAM'S FIGURES ON WEALTH ADD UP?


Oxfam also calculated that the richest 62 people in the world had as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 13

STAY AND DIE OR FLEE AND TAKE A CHANCE'


Syrian national Motasem recalls watching his cousin pick up the remains of his daughter when she was killed by a bomb... READ MORE

9th September, 2015 5

RICH STATES RESETTLE BARELY 1% OF SYRIAN REFUGEES; JAPAN TAKES NONE


So far, France had only pledged to take in 1,000 Syrian refugees, or just 4 percent of the nearly 26,000 considered its fair share, the report said... READ MORE

29th March, 2016 4

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