Oxfam MAMI Brunch creates space for women in the film industry to talk about gender equality in cinema

 For the third year running, Oxfam India and JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star 2018 co-hosted the 'Women in Film' Brunch to celebrate gender-equal cinema and women’s movement in the film industry to fight harassment at workplace.   The Brunch was attended by leading male...

Human Cost of Sugar

India—the second largest producer of sugar in the world—supports an enormous number of jobs. The production process, however, is marred with various social and environmental challenges. Oxfam India’s study Human Cost of Sugar - a ‘farm to mill’ assessment of sugar supply chain in Uttar Pradesh is...

Move over ‘Sons of the soil’: Why you need to know the female farmers that are revolutionizing agriculture in India

The dream of socio–economic empowerment of women will not be complete without empowering those who are living at India's last periphery. The ones whose day starts before sunrise and continues after sunset. These are the women farmers of India, whose voices often go unheard owing to their gender,...

Is India committed to reducing inequality? This report finds out more

Earlier this year Oxfam India published its report Widening Gaps: India Inequality Report 2018 on the real and rising inequality in the country. The report revealed some shocking statistics about the gap between the rich and poor, but more importantly, it debunked the myth that India is a...

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...

District Mineral Foundation (DMF): Some Issues and Recommendations

Although the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) looks like a progressive action by the government, a number of issues with regard to fair sharing of mineral resources for the affected communities are still unanswered. 

Businesses Can Do Good and Do Well Even in India

Tea plays a very significant role in the daily lives of Indians. After China, India is the largest producer and consumer of tea and employs 3.5 million workers.  Even though more value for agricultural commodities, like tea, is added upstream, by the blenders, packagers, marketers,...

Oxfam India launches emergency response in flood affected states of North-East region

Following a rapid assessment in the four flood and landslide affected states of North East—Oxfam India has launched its emergency response in Assam, Manipur and Tripura. Oxfam India will soon launch its humanitarian response in Mizoram. According to government sources, over 0.6 million people are...

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. Our primary response is ensuring that the affected are provided relief kits and...

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