Resources


The Oxfam inequality toolkit

The Oxfam inequality toolkit provides guidance on how to apply the Multidimensional Inequality Framework to measure and assess inequalities in your country or city, identify their causes and explore potential solutions, helping Oxfam teams take more effective actions for change. 

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The Oxfam Inequality guide

The Oxfam Inequality guide is about inequality in all its forms. It contains practical advice on how to find and use reliable data on inequality in advocacy and campaigning, in order to have a stronger and shared understanding of the most important drivers of inequality. Available in English, Spanish and French.

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Even it Up campaign

Even it Up campaign. In response to the global inequality crisis and the links between inequality and poverty, Oxfam launched Even it Up, its biggest-ever worldwide campaign to fight inequality. Our economy must start working for all people. It is time to Even it up!

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FAIR

The Fiscal Accountability for Inequality Reduction programme (FAIR) aims to tackle extreme economic inequality globally, which requires urgent action. Fiscal justice is central: progressive taxation, public spending on essential public services and social protection, and active citizens are at the core of this programme to fight inequality.

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The Commitment for reducing inequality index (CRII)

The Commitment for reducing inequality index (CRII) is a global ranking of governments based on what they are doing to tackle the gap between rich and poor. What is your country doing to #fightinequality? In 2019, there will be a regional West Africa index. 

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Oxfam’s work on political capture

The capture phenomenon: unmasking power is a specific methodology developed by Oxfam to help you unpack how political capture happens. There are growing concerns that extreme wealth inequality has led to political capture by elites, which may be an underlying driver of inequalities across many areas of life. Also available in Spanish

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Research on inequality perceptions

A lot of research on economic inequality focuses on the extent of inequality, its causes and consequences as well as its different forms. But is this enough? How do people perceive inequality irrespective of the reality of it? A few pieces of research on inequality perceptions have started to emerge in the last years. This type of research is providing some well-grounded evidence around what narratives and myths need challenging based on what people actually think inequality looks like. Read more on Can Information About Inequality and Social Mobility Change Preferences for Redistribution? Evidence from Randomized Controlled Trials in 11 High and Middle-Income Countries

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Oxfam’s Quick Guide to Power Analysis

Oxfam’s Quick Guide to Power Analysis
Oxfam believes that unequal power relations are one of the main underlying causes of poverty and inequality. One of Oxfam’s aims is to transform power relations, so that poor men and women have greater influence over the policies, structures and social norms that affect their lives. This guide helps you better understand power in its many different expressions and how to analyse it.  

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The Fight Inequality Alliance

The Fight Inequality Alliance represents social movements, NGOs and trade unions deeply concerned about the impact of current shocking levels of inequality. We are inspired by people’s collective struggles to build a more equal, more sustainable world. Join us! 

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The Fair Tax Monitor

The Fair Tax Monitor is an evidence-based advocacy tool that identifies the bottlenecks within tax systems and allows comparisons of tax policies and practices in different countries. In 2017, nine countries started to work on the next edition of the Fair Tax Monitor: Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Senegal, Nigeria, Uganda and Tunisia.

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Oxfam’s guide to feminist influencing

The Oxfam’s Guide to Feminist Influencing is designed to help practitioners and activists apply feminist principles and practices to campaigning, policy, advocacy and influencing, translating women’s rights into clear simple steps, ideas and actions, with an emphasis on transforming unequal gender and power relations.

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Oxfam’s Guide to Gender-Responsive Budgeting

Oxfam’s Guide to Gender-Responsive Budgeting
A gender-responsive budget is a budget that works for everyone (women and men, girls and boys) by ensuring gender-equitable distribution of resources and by contributing to equal opportunities. It is essential for gender justice, fiscal justice and to fight inequality. These resources are designed to show how different actors can influence the budget cycle to promote gender-responsive budgeting. Available in English, French and Spanish.

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