Oxfam Current Affairs, GK & News
Oxfam, a confederation of charitable organizations and rights group has released the ‘Time to Care’ report on Monday, 20th January 2020. The report focussed on global inequalities. As per the report, inequalities pertaining at the global level is deep-rooted and vast while the number of billionaires has doubled in the last decade. In 2019, there ..
Oxfam India’s latest report Mind the Gap – State of Employment in India makes the following observations: Lack of quality jobs and increasing wage disparity are key markers of inequality in the Indian labour market. The report states that the regressive social norms continue to hamper women’s participation in the workforce, pointing at the decline in ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Demonetisation • Education • Employment • Health • Indian labour market • Job generation • labour intensive sector • Oxfam • Oxfam India • Wage Disparity • women' participation in the workforce
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with the Seoul Peace Prize. The South Korean government has awarded the Seoul Peace Prize for PM Modi in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development. The PM Modi dedicated the award to the people of India. He stated that the award belongs to ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
On 22nd February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honored with the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize – 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award credited ‘Modinomics’ for reducing social and economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The Peace Prize committee also credited him for his contribution ..
India ranked 147th at UK-based charity Oxfam International’s ‘Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index
India has been ranked 147th among 157 countries at the UK-based charity Oxfam International’s ‘Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index’ 2018. The 2nd edition of the annual index finds that countries such as South Korea, Namibia and Uruguay are taking strong steps to reduce inequality. However, countries such as India and Nigeria “do very badly” ..