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Oxfam India works to address root causes of poverty and inequality. We see poverty as a problem where people are deprived of opportunities, choices, resources, knowledge and protection. Poverty is something more than mere lack of income, health and education. It is also people's frustration on being excluded from decision-making. While the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the guiding framework under which Oxfam India functions, we also derive our mandate from the Constitutional Rights promised to every citizen of the country.

Persistent poverty and inequality is not just a violation of basic human rights of the people but it also undermines economic growth of a nation by wasting talents and human resources. It leads to a skewed society where power and decision-making remains in the hands of a few, leading to greater conflicts and undermining social cohesion.

 

 

Stories of Change

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27 Sep, 2016

Hyderabad

"Land is our life"

In India, the 2006 Forest Rights Act was supposed to protect the rights of millions of communities like the Kutia Kand Adivasi in Odisha, in the east of the country.
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19 Aug, 2016

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Surviving the floods

In July 2016, incessant rains caused rivers Brahmaputra in Assam and Mahananda in Bihar to cross the danger mark.
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08 Aug, 2016

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Low on food in Assam, uncertain of the future

Makita Daw, 62, from Mishimi Ati village in the flood affected Jorhat district has been facing severe challenges since 8 July 2016.
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28 Jul, 2016

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Oxfam India and Chhattisgarh Police jointly released awareness posters

Raipur, July 26: In order to create awareness among people about rights of women and children regarding crime related issues Oxfam India in association with Chhattisgarh Police deve...
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