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Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years. That’s according to a new report released by Oxfam, which urges G20 leaders to tackle gender inequality when they meet in Australia later this year.    ... more
The past few days have been the deadliest yet in Gaza, with civilians including women and children making up the vast majority of casualties, and on average a child being killed every hour in Gaza. Rockets also continue    ... more
Oxfam welcomed today’s commitment from General Mills to implement industry-leading measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chains and press for political action to address climate change.    ... more

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