Oxfam International

Oxfam International


Oxfam is a world-wide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. See also: https://t.co/D8VfP9Jvuw

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A 3rd generation of Desert Locusts is about to hit parts of Africa. Combined with persistent floods and now #Coronavirus , it's a devastating combination. We're working closely with local partners, supporting communities & governments in need: @OxfamEAfrica 

"I know I might not survive this pandemic but right now, the most important thing for me is my children and I cannot continue to see them go hungry.” Women are particularly at risk of the #InequalityVirus . Read Atsebe's story. #COVID19 

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#Coronavirus threatens Iraq with new humanitarian crisis: We're working with our local partners and local authorities & communities, to support small businesses, hospitals and health centers, and provide much needed cash assistance to vulnerable families.

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🎧For your weekend listening🎧 A new episode of the @EqualsHope  podcast asks: Is it time for a #PeoplesVaccine ? What will it take for everyone everywhere to get access to a vaccine, free of charge? An amazing chat with activists and experts. Tune in 👉🏽

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Where you live shouldn't determine whether you live. Over 150 world leaders agree: we all deserve a #PeoplesVaccine  to fight #COVID19 .

Now more than ever the health of one person depends on the health of all people. ❤️ A #COVID19  vaccine must be available to all people. In all countries. Free of charge. It must be the #PeoplesVaccine . 👩🏾‍🌾👩🏽‍⚕️👳🏾‍♀️👩🏾‍🔬👮🏼‍♀️👨🏾‍🎓👧🏼👲🏿 Join the petition now:

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With #Coronavirus  spreading, time to re-purpose the arms industry to meet human need. #GlobalCeasefire 

Women perform 76.2% of unpaid care work globally, so are more susceptible to contracting #COVID19 . In conflict zones and refugee camps, the risk is even greater. #InequalityVirus  👇👇

“Providing a #coronavirus  vaccine to 3.7bn people could cost less than what the ten biggest pharmaceutical companies make in 4 months. Anything less than guaranteeing that a vaccine is free of charge to all would be obscene." We need a #PeoplesVaccine  👉🏾

#Covid19 is undoing years of progress in curbing global poverty: #InequalityVirus 

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#Haiti We must provide safe water & hygiene items quickly to avoid spread of disease. You CAN help… #HurricaneMatthew 

How rich is billionaire rich? So imagine you saved $10,000 every single day since the building of the pyramids. Today you'd still only own 20% of the wealth of 1 of the 5 richest billionaires. Does anybody need to be that rich?

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BREAKING: The world’s billionaires have more wealth now than 4.6 billion people. Now, more than ever we must #FightInequality  to #BeatPoverty ! Our new inequality report is out today ahead of #WEF20 . ?????????? ??????????

Retweet this to tell the UN Security Council to end the war in #Yemen  - and help create a beautiful mosaic #withYemen  #1000Days 

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An average of 10 women a day are killed in #Mexico . Femicides have increased 137% in the last 5 years. We stand with the women protesting in Mexico. We #SayEnough  to violence against women and girls and call for justice for #IngridEscamilla  and #Fatima .

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BREAKING: Richest 1% bagged 82% of wealth created last year - poorest half of world got nothing: Our report is out #Davos2018  #EvenItUp  #wef18 

"You come to us young people for hope... If you choose to fail us, I say we will never forgive you. We will not let you get away with this." Thank you, @GretaThunberg , for your ❤️ ? !! #ClimateActionSummit  #FridaysForFuture  #UNGA  #HowDareYou 

Women perform 66% of the work, produce 50% of the food, but earn only 10% of the income & own 1% of the property #IWD 

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Shocking, but true: Women work 67% of the world's working hours, yet they earn only 10% of the world's income. #MDG  3

New map: See how countries are facing devastating impacts of #climatechange-fueled  #ElNino :

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