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Extreme inequality is threatening to undo much of the progress made over the past 20 years in tackling poverty, says the charity Oxfam.
New research reveals "a climate of fear" that prevents charities and other voluntary groups from tackling the root causes of poverty.
The wealth of the richest one per cent will overtake that of the other 99 per next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warns.
Oxfam has announced the launch of 'Even It Up', a major new international campaign and report tackling global inequality and its causes.
The use of food banks in the UK rose dramatically in 2013/14, a report published on 9 June revealed. A gripping documentary shown on the same day focused on the experience of children living on or below the breadline.
A new scheme that will force unemployed people into unpaid work is in trouble on its first day, with dozens of charities and faith groups refusing to take part.
Four years after the earthquake, Haitian institutions, civil society and communities are leading reconstruction and development.
NGOs tackling humanitarian disasters are missing opportunities to achieve more, according to a new aid agencies' report.
An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty together, Oxfam warns this weekend.
Stung by criticism that it was among the aid agencies portraying Africa in too negative a way, Oxfam has launched a more positive campaign against hunger.