Even It Up

Left unchecked, extreme inequality will reverse progress in the fight against poverty and deepen gender discrimination. It's time to Even It Up! Join people around the world calling on their governments to step up and take action to end extreme inequality and support women’s rights.
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You can speak up for women's rights. Call on party leaders to participate in a federal election debate focused on women and girls. Sign the petition today!
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Live Below The Line

If you only had $1.75 to spend today, what would you buy? 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty ask themselves this question every single day – the majority of them women and girls. Take the Challenge: Live Below the Line April 27 to May 1, 2015
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When you join Shareplan, you join Canadians from coast to coast to coast taking a stand against inequality and injustice. Working with our community partners – from Zimbabwe to Cuba and right here at home – Oxfam is raising our voice as we call, together, for a more fair, just and sustainable world.
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Oxfam calls on the World not to forget the humanitarian plight of millions. As the conflict in Yemen enters its third week, Oxfam warns that the international community should push for an immediate ceasefire and allow    ... more
Canada’s spending on aid is now at a record low. Canada continues to spend less than 2% of its aid budget on programs that are specifically designed to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, far below the OECD    ... more

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People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen. Photo credit Abo Haitham.
For a long time there has been severe humanitarian crisis in the country, now there could be a humanitarian catastrophe unless a permanent ceasefire is agreed and humanitarian access is granted.    ... more
Act with Syria
It is four years since the start of the conflict in Syria and the crisis continues to deepen. 83% of Syria’s lights have gone out over the last four years. It is time to turn the lights back on.     ... more
Noor, Syrian refugee
Noor fled the war in Syria with her husband and two children. She has set up a school in a Syrian refugee settlement, offering free classes to children. 66% of the Syrian refugee children in Lebanon do not go to school, a reality that worries Noor.    ... more