Inequality

The 1,000 richest people on the planet recouped their COVID-19 losses within just nine months, but it could take more than a decade for the world’s poorest to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic, reveals a new Oxfam report today. ‘The Inequality Virus’ is being published on the...
Journalism for an Equitable Asia awards 2019-20
Women journalists led the way at the recently concluded Journalism for an Equitable Asia awards 2019-20. Nine out of the top 10 awardees were women journalists. The Award co-convened by Oxfam in Asia and Asia Centre recognizes and promotes journalists’ work writing for an equitable Asia by...
12,000 people per day could die from Covid-19 linked hunger by end of year, potentially more than the disease, warns Oxfam.
As many as 12,000 people could die per day by the end of the year as a result of hunger linked to COVID-19, potentially more than could die from the disease.
Better Tax Policy Needed for Sustainable and Fair Progress Beyond Covid-19 - Joint Report
With ASEAN suffering from unprecedented economic inequality, the region as a collective has struggled to invest sufficiently in public goods due to a lack of tax revenue
Towards Sustainable Tax Policies in ASEAN
It is high time for all ASEAN member states to agree upon common minimum standards for corporate tax incentives in the region to prevent harmful tax practices that drain essential public revenue and create unnecessary competition among members.
World leaders unite in call for a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, have signed an open letter calling on all governments to unite behind a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits: Oxfam
Oxfam urges governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee patent-free Coronavirus vaccine and equal distribution for all.
Time to care and build a fairer Asia
Care work is work that’s essential for our societies to survive, prosper and grow. It is the hidden engine that runs our economies.
Oxfam in Asia - Rice Report Blog 2019
90 percent of the world’s rice is grown in Asia, but things are getting worse for the 400 million rice farmers in the region.
Unfair Harvest: The State of Rice in Asia
Small-scale producers grow most of the rice in Asia. They play a significant role in providing food security, jobs and income across the region, but worsening inequality in food value chains and the crippling impacts of climate change are leaving rice farming systems at a critical juncture.

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