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.
Oxfam’s mission is to support the efforts of people around the world who are working to lift themselves out of poverty. This includes people in our own country who are struggling to stay afloat in an increasingly unequal economy.
I met Carla at a meeting of poultry workers on May 10, the night before we were rallying outside Tyson headquarters to deliver over 150,000 consumer petitions. Dozens of workers came to tell us their stories about life inside the plants. Will Fenton is an advocacy advisor for Oxfam America. “Es inhumano,” Carla said, referring […]
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