Tax Justice must underlie Financing of the SDGs

Guest blog post by Pooja Parvati | Research Manager, Oxfam India “Let me tell you how it will be There’s one for you, nineteen for me ‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman    Should five per cent appear too small Be thankful I don’t take it all ‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah I’m the taxman…”   […]

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Protect and expand India’s public healthcare system: The inequality imperative

Blog post by Oommen C. Kurian | Research Coordinator, Oxfam India Photo credit: Srikant Kolari  Sharelines  India lost half a trillion dollars in illicit outflows in 10yrs. This money can be used to improve public services. Read more  http://bit.ly/1RoL9a7  @OxfamIndia recommends four crucial points to improve the country’s health systems. Know more. http://bit.ly/1RoL9a7 According to estimates by the International […]

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Where is the real power within the BRICS and G20? A mapping of actors and spaces

This report is designed to support the international advocacy efforts of CSO networks by examining the policy landscape across the G20 and BRICS groupings in relation to the priority thematic areas that have been identified: 1) Food security, climate justice and sustainability; 2) Access to public services, public funding and access to health care; 3) Economic […]

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SANI – Promoting Active Citizenry to Fight Inequality in the BRICS

Most of the time we all ask this question: “What can I do about the poverty and inequality I see around me?” This short video by SANI aims at address this question and more. Even though the government has the biggest responsibility in addressing inequality in a nation, the video will help us understand how […]

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What China Can Learn from G7′ s Failures to Improve Food Security of Poor

Blog post by  Kevin May| Manager  Oxfam’s China and the Developing World Programme This article was originally posted at: http://m.english.caixin.com/m/2015-06-04/100816139.html ¨Chinese investors should consider land rights, the involvement of rural communities and transparency issues when setting up agricultural programs abroad.¨ Leaders of the G7 will soon meet in Germany to discuss issues of common interest in economic and foreign […]

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Bitter Pill: Big Pharma and the BRICS Countries

Blog post by  Oleg Kucheryavenko | Coordinator for Health Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam GB / Global Call to Action against Poverty. This article was originally posted at http://neravenstvo.com/?p=1308&lang=en Recently, there have been shortages of some medicines in the BRICS countries. HIV patients can’t get the drugs they desperately need. Why not? The reason this occurs is that pharmaceutical regulatory […]

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Latest high level broadside on inequality

Blog post by  Daria Ukhova | Oxfam Inequality Researcher This article was originally posted at http://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/ In May this year, OECD launched a new flagship report on inequality In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All  which mainly highlights the key areas where inequalities are created and where new policies are required.  Launching of  this report was an important landmark in […]

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The Role of Civil Society in BRICS Countries

An interactive workshop on the role of civil society in BRICS countries took place May 19th in Moscow. The conference was organised by the heads of the department of public policy from the national research university “Higher School of Economics’” (HSE) Faculty of Social Sciences, as well as the international organization OXFAM. The project was realized with […]

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