The rights of the world’s poorest people are being violated by trade policies, lack of transparency, and limited access to financial services. We believe earning a living and other markers of economic health are more than evidence of well-being, they are rights.
First Person blog September 29, 2014
For my hard-working family and friends who earn just above the US minimum wage, a paycheck doesn’t go very far.
First Person blog July 21, 2014
An Oxfam staffer shares her family’s escape from persecution.
Story July 10, 2014
Banking rules could threaten to cut the flow of money hard-working members of the Somali diaspora in the US send home to their families each year.
First Person blog June 25, 2014
Somali-Americans’ greatest fear isn’t that they won’t be able to find the money to support their families—it’s that US government regulations may prevent them from sending it.
First Person blog June 11, 2014
Most of us have held low-wage jobs now and then. But what about the Americans—mostly women—who are stuck there for the long haul?
News update April 18, 2014
In the Gulf Coast, the oil remains, and puts a way of life at risk.