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  • Poverty is Sexist

    Girls and women are hit hardest by extreme poverty across every area of life, but they also hold the key to change, according to new analysis published by The ONE Campaign today, International Women’s Day.

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At ECOFIN, ONE urges Finance Ministers to commit to tax transparency

Tax evasion poses a major drain on fiscal resources in Europe. But it is not just the EU that suffers: last year, developing countries lost an estimated $1 trillion to illicit financial flows as a result of illegal activities such as tax evasion and tax avoidance. At the informal meeting of Ministers for Economic and…

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ONE Raises Alarm About Lack of Government Poverty-Fighting Commitments at Spring Meetings

As this weekend’s 2015 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund draw to a close, ONE expressed deep concern over the lack of new financial development commitments made by donor and developing nations. Concrete commitments must be made ahead of the July Financing for Development Summit in Addis Ababa in order to make poverty-reduction goals a reality.

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ONE reacts to drop in aid to poorest countries

Today, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC) released the preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) figures for 2014, showing how much donor countries gave in total last year. The new figures reveal that aid to the least-developed countries made a downward turn in 2014.

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