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Oxfam India is a movement of people working together to stop the rising inequality in the country that keeps wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. We work to ensure equitable distribution of wealth and resources to all. By doing so, right now and with your support, we will save 90 million people from extreme poverty by 2020

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Gender Justice

31 Dec, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

A champion of change

Arpit, 26, is an advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. Arpit was exposed to violence and gender inequality from a young age, seeing the way that his father illtreated his mothe... Read More

Gender Justice

31 Dec, 2018


Fighting for a brighter future

Upendra Patra, 45, belongs to Kalahandi, Odisha. Read More

Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Broken but not defeated

Julie,18, is a community mobilizer working with the Creating Spaces project. Read More

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  • “Child marriage was a regular phenomenon in our society-it was not a serious issue. Nobody was aware of the negative impact it had on the physical and mental #health of a young #girl.” Read how Upendra fought against this practice in his village in Kalahandi, #Odisha: #BanoNayiSoch

    09 Jan 2019

  • Gita Gopinath is the first #woman to be joining as the Chief Economist of International Monetary Fund. Such a proud moment for #India 🇮🇳 Here is to more women leaders breaking the glass ceiling! ✨

    09 Jan 2019

  • Aisha is one of many mothers affected by drought in Ethiopia, doing all they can to care for their loved ones. Aisha received a cash transfer from us, which she used to set up a camel-milk business. Her determination in the face of adversity paid off. Not only does she have milk for her children, she also has some to sell within her local community. Aisha says life has improved – because her children are now healthier, happier and eating better. “My life has changed completely,” she says. “It has made me very hopeful for the future." via Oxfam Great Britain

    08 Jan 2019

  • Oxfam India

    14 Jan 2019

    Bring your hammer because we are smashing #inequality with Rahul Ram and @rajourasanjay from Aisi Taisi Democracy. . . Go to the link in bio for details . . #SmashInequality 🔨

  • Oxfam India

    14 Jan 2019

    Swipe left to see a day in the lives of the students of Pragati Wheel School in East Delhi, India. . . This satellite school doesn’t have a roof or even a building. These children set up their own school every morning to study and are given mid day meals by their teachers 👧👦 . . Their determination to attend #school goes beyond all other socio-economic constraints they face. . . Visit the link in bio to read this inspiring photo essay by @photoyatri #MeriShikshaMeriShakti

  • Oxfam India

    01 Jan 2019

    Happy New Year from our family to yours! ❤️ Let's work towards spreading more smiles in 2019! 🤗☺️ . . #happynewyear2019

  • Oxfam India

    30 Dec 2018

    We are really proud to announce that this year we enabled 4642 #women farmers to earn 15% more income! . Swipe left to see our team's response to this! 😋😊❤️ #YearInReview

  • Oxfam India

    26 Dec 2018

    Season's Greetings from these lovely children in #Lucknow. 😊🤗🎄🎅 In Pictures: Year end celebrations in Oxfam India supported #schools in Uttar Pradesh. #christmas #children #nonprofit #oxfam

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The film opens with a scene showcasing the singing talent of a young, teenaged school girl, singing passionately on a local train and binding everybody together- our protagonist Insiya, played by Z

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Failed Education Pri…

The green fields on both sides of the Bihar highway leading to Morwa village promise a bounty of vegetables- from cabbage, radish to stacks of paddy that have been recently harvested.

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