Our sobering analysis shows the world looks set to miss the UN’s flagship development goals for 2030 by a wide margin. That means millions of lives blighted unnecessarily by sickness, poverty, and death unless we see radical policy changes, say Arief Anshory Yusuf, Zuzy Anna, Ahmad Komarulzaman and Andy Sumner.
The UN’s current inequality measure doesn’t adequately describe the gulf between the rich and the rest. As global efforts to reduce inequality falter, Anthony Kamande sets out the case for international organisations and governments to adopt and target alternative metrics.
As the African Union and regional economic communities gather to discuss their economies, the gulf between the rich and the rest in West Africa needs to be top of the agenda, says Mohamadou Fadel Diop – and that conversation must give serious attention to inequality-busting policies such as reversing austerity and debt cancellation.
Neal Igan Roxas looks back on his childhood, and at the daily challenge for LGBTQIA+ people of “braving spaces” in the face of hostility, to explain why it is so vital the landmark SOGIE equality bill passes into law, after a two-decade battle for anti-discrimination protection.
In our second blog for Pride month, Natalia Marsicovetere highlights how widespread violence and a growing backlash against rights for LGBTQIA+ people mean that communities need to mobilise to protect human rights.
How can governments negotiating a new deal on pandemic preparedness and response make sure they don’t repeat the failures of COVID-19? They must ignore corporate lobbying and address the patent regimes that blocked billions from accessing lifesaving vaccines, says Abha Jeurkar
Victoria Stetsko introduces Oxfam’s “Feminist Power” campaign for International Women’s Day, where we’ll be celebrating organisations across the globe fighting for rights and respect for women and queer people
What do international NGOs need to think about to support LGBTQIA+ rights in former colonies? In a blog for LGBTQIA+ history month, Leena Patel has four suggestions – and number one is to be aware of the scale of the impact colonial-era laws still have today
From the Davos yacht to the ‘champagne glass’ and ‘dinosaur’ climate graphs, a striking visual always multiplies the impact of your research, especially in the social media age, says Duncan Green
In our latest blog for Davos 2023, Amitabh Behar introduces the India supplement to Oxfam’s Davos report, which reveals how just 5% of Indians own more than 60% of the country’s wealth, while the bottom half of the population have 3%