Inequality

အနှစ်ချုပ် မြန်မာနိုင်ငံသည် ပြီးခဲ့သည့်နှစ်များအတွင်း သိသာထင်ရှားသော နိုင်ငံရေး၊ စီးပွားရေးနှင့် လူမှုရေးဆိုင်ရာ အပြောင်း အလဲများကို ကြုံတွေ့ခဲ့ရပါသည်။ ၂၀၁၁ခုနှစ်မှစတင်ခဲ့သော ကျယ်ပြန့်သည့် မူဝါဒရေးရာ ပြုပြင်ပြောင်းလဲမှုများတွင် ပိုမိုအားကောင်းသော အရပ်သားအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးစနစ်သို့ ပြောင်းလဲသွားခြင်း၊...
Executive summary In recent years, Myanmar has been experiencing profound political, economic and social changes. Wide-ranging policy reforms that began in 2011 included a transition to greater civilian rule, more press freedoms and changes to foreign investment laws and currency exchange rates,...
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Asia and Pacific showed the biggest billionaire wealth and growth in the world last year, now with 906 billionaires owning nearly 3 trillion dollars in wealth. In contrast, 1.2 billion Asians are struggling to make ends meet. Women and girls and other groups without a strong voice suffer the worst...
Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared
Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who form the poorest half of the world's population, reveals an Oxfam report published today as global political and business elites gather in Davos for...
It‟s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not  just the privileged few
New estimates show that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. As growth benefits the richest, the rest of society – especially the poorest – suffers. The very design of our economies and the principles of our economics have taken us to this extreme,...
Women garment workers in Hlaing Thar Yar Industrial Zon, are going back to home from work by factory's ferry. Photo by: Kaung Htet/ Oxfam
Rising economic inequality across Asia is threatening poverty reduction and slowing down the fight against gender inequality. Although the region has experienced economic growth, the bottom 70 percent have seen their income share fall while the share for the top 10 percent has increased rapidly...
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