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Oxfam India’s vision is to help create an equal, just and sustainable society by empowering the underprivileged.

Source: https://www.oxfamindia.org/

Oxfam India

Oxfam India’s vision is to help create an equal, just and sustainable society by empowering the underprivileged. Oxfam India believes in the ‘Right to Life with Dignity for All’. This is fulfilled by engaging empowered citizens to become active and supportive partners, advocating an effective and accountable State and making markets work for the underprivileged.

Oxfam India is a registered Non-profit under Section 8 of the Indian Companies Act, 2013

My first experience of handling a natural disaster

One of the youngest humanitarian workers of Oxfam India narrates her experiences of dealing with her first humanitarian crisis. I have travelled across the country to improve the water and sanitation programme for some of the most marginalised people imaginable that have been hit by a disaster. The work is exhausting and tiring but if executed thoughtfully, it is very satisfying.

Website at https://donate.oxfamindia.org/get-involved/how-to-donate

Your contribution, however small, helps us fight poverty and injustice. We thank you for taking the first step to 'Even it up' and make a difference in someone's life.

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Addressing malnutrition during a humanitarian crisis

Children need access to food, clean water, shelter, housing and education in safe buildings that are appropriately placed in order to be resilient to disaster. Improving the baseline health of children through the provision of primary health care increases the resilience of children in disasters.

Website at https://donate.oxfamindia.org/donatemonthly

Your contribution, however small, helps us fight poverty and injustice. We thank you for taking the first step to 'Even it up' and make a difference in someone's life.

How does Oxfam respond during humanitarian disasters like floods?

During last 4 years, over 920,000 people affected by recurring floods that hit Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have been supported through Oxfam India.

Why India Needs A Spur In Domestic Health Innovation

“No child should have to die because their family cannot afford the treatment.” These words from WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, grounded and inspired participants in the ‘Second World Conference on Access to Medical products; Achieving the SDGs’ hosted last week by the Indian government alongside World Health Organisation India in New Delhi.

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Oxfam India

Oxfam India

A preliminary comparison of the sectoral distribution shows that the share of manufacturing has tremendously increased from roughly 40 per cent in 2012 to 65 per cent in 2014 and then declined to 16 per cent in 2016.

Check out Complete Report: https://www.oxfamindia.org/sites/default/files/2018-10/FINAL%20DP_OFDI_1.4.pdf

Oxfam India responds to North East floods 2018

Every year, low-lying areas of North East India witness heavy spell of monsoon rains. This is followed by devastating floods and landslides.

Stories of Change: Strike back the silence

Dolly got married before she was 18 years of age. She hails from Purkazi Block of Muzzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh.

Where there is a Will, there is a Way

Vishrampur is a small village in Bihar where the main occupation is agriculture and livestock rearing. Poor sanitation and open defecation are one of the major issues in the village.

Cinema Beyond Stereotypes, this year's theme for Oxfam Best Film On Gender Equality Award 2018 at Jio MAMI 20th Mumba...

Cinema Beyond Stereotypes, this year's theme for Oxfam Best Film On Gender Equality Award 2018 at Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star - For press release,press release,online media news press release,press release marketing

Stories of Change: Fighting against all odds

Gitanjali, president of the adolescent girls’ group of Paji Bahal Village in Odisha dreamt of becoming a nurse one day.

Global Index reveals governments split between fighting and fueling inequality

Nigeria, Singapore, India and Argentina are among a group of governments that are fueling inequality, according to a newly released edition of the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index developed by Oxfam and Development Finance International. The Index ranks 157 countries on their policies on social spending, tax, and labor rights - three areas the organizations say are critical to reducing inequality. It found a clear divergence between governments such as the Republic of Korea, Indonesia, and...

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Oxfam India

Oxfam India

Tax incentives are used by governments to achieve certain policy goals. For instance, the incentives given to special economic zones are expected to achieve a number of policy goals, but viewed carefully, it can be seen as a package to encourage the creation of good infrastructure for the use of exporters.

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Oxfam India

Oxfam India

Production of sugar in India is associated with an array of social and environmental challenges. The social and economic significance of sugarcane and its footprint on lives of the vulnerable and most marginalised encouraged Oxfam India to conduct a study. This study is an attempt to assess the challenges faced by small and marginal farmers and farm workers in the sugar value chain.

Healthcare Costs Push Almost 100 Million People Into Extreme Poverty Every Year

When I first arrived in Kenya, it was some time before I could get a car. Instead, I was moving around by taxi. I met my driver Micah on the first day, and he helped me hugely, taking my kids to school, and helping me navigate Nairobi, where Oxfam International recently shifted its base too.

CHILD EDUCATION IN INDIA | HW English

There are various NGOs that work for the education of the children like Oxfam India, Save The Children CRY i.e. child rights and you

Why India Needs A Spur In Domestic Health Innovation – OpEd

“No child should have to die because their family cannot afford the treatment.” These words from WHO Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, grounded and inspired participants in the ‘Second World Conference on Access to Medical products; Achieving the SDGs’ hosted last week by the Indian government alongside World Health Organisation India in New Delhi.

Making the rich pay more to care for the poor is common sense

Every January I get a glimpse into a different world. A world of billionaires, of business and political elites, cosying up to one other in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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Economic inequality in india

Economic inequality in india

Women are still receiving 34% less wages than men for carrying out the same work.
Gender pay gap 2011-2012

Publisher: Oxfam India

Interview: Ensuring safety at the workplace in the #MeToo era

Qrius spoke to Ritu Mendiratta, Oxfam India’s HR and Administration Manager, about dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace.

Social Norms Simplified

A social norm is a shared belief on what others in a group actually do (i.e. what is typical behaviour); what others in a group think they ought to do (i.e. what is appropriate behaviour).

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Oxfam India

Oxfam India

The figure suggests that India does not emerge as an outlier in the extent of tax incentives provided.

Source: Computed from OECD (2010) and Union Budget, Gol (2009)

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