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Over the last decades, women in many countries have managed to secure labour rights and protection from violence, access to sexual and reproductive health, and political rights to reach the highest positions of leadership. Despite some progress, there is consensus that real change has been slow for...
Supreme Audit Institutions as Custodians of Finite Extractive Resources. Mining, oil and gas resources have the potential to significantly contribute to countries’ socio-economic development. Socio-economic benefits stream in through taxes, a share of the revenues and economic linkages. The...
Morgan plays while his mother works at the Jamaica dump in the middle of the Mukuru informal settlement, in Nairobi. Sam Tarling/Oxfam
Extreme inequality is not inevitable, it is a matter of political choice. With the right policy decisions, governments can turn the tide on extreme inequality, ensure sustainable economic growth and lift millions of people out of poverty.
Helen Ewoton (48) sits with other villagers as a drill team bores a hole for fresh water in the village of Nawoyatir in the Lapur district of Lokitaung in Turkana. Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County, northern Kenya. It examines the company’s engagement in selected communities and finds that, while community engagement processes have improved in...
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