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Winnie Byanyima
Executive Director of Oxfam International. Passionate about justice & human dignity. Opinions are my own.
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Adesuwa Obasuyi 11h
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"Who are we in this room? We are activists. 40% of us are friends of . 80% are from the - where the problems are. 3 out of 4 are . We are here to think together on how to change the world together." - speaking at the opening of the .
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Winnie Byanyima 6h
Thk you and leaders for this morning’s meeting. I learnt about your important & exciting working supporting to achieve Well done on so many achievements! Looking fwd to joining you.
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 8
Sounding an alarm that growth in Africa is a tale of two continents. 3 wealthiest men in Africa own more wealth than the bottom half, 650 million Africans! We can change this by taxing progressively, curbing tax dodging & investing more in health care & education.
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Purna UNW 10h
So many people to thank for their contributions to ‘s new publication, available on line later today
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Oxfam International 7h
Right now, our planet is facing a that affects all of us. We are striking for climate action because history has shown what the power of people can achieve. Join us on Friday's 👉
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Deepak L Xavier 10h
A child from a poor family is still 7 times less likely to finish secondary school than a child from a rich family in developing countries. is a right, & the is that all kids, rich or poor, get a good education.
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 14
Unacceptable ! Painful! Govtmust step in to protect Ugandans abroad.
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 14
Another Ugandan woman dies in Oman, body stuck in mortuary for three months via
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Winnie Byanyima Mar 3
For many years, I’ve kept a cartoon like this on my office wall. Most men are not aware of their Male Privilege. So they come up with silly statements like “women shd compete equally”, assuming the ground is level from birth. We women know it’s never ever been equal. Wake up!
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The UN Climate Action Summit Aug 15
UN Climate Action Summit will convene on 23 September’19. Chief Antonio Guterres demands concrete and realistic plans to reach net-zero emission by 2050 and a clear roadmap for . Details:
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 14
So proud of my sisters, who lead an important feminist space for fighting for justice & equality & building young transformative leaders who are -as our logo says- “shaping the future” Exec Board, Thk you for leading well.
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 13
Lidy is spot-on. We must build movts to confront various axes of injustice. A rigged economic model that enriches a few at the top, crushes ordinary people, women, workers, smallholder farmers, indigenous people...& roasts our planet. To survive & thrive, we must unite struggles.
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 13
Congratulations Ed! All the best.
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Ifeanyi Nsofor Sep 13
& have been appointed to top public health roles. In this opinion piece via , I argue they should prioritize issues uniquely affecting women — from HIV to childbirth to infectious diseases.
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AdaptOurWorld Sep 13
"People on the front line of the , who did least to cause it, have been largely abandoned by the international community." 's calls on leaders to .
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 13
Congratulations to you too Leading the world faster towards gender equality!
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Winnie Byanyima Sep 13
Power to you ! Good luck with the event.
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Greta Thunberg Sep 12
The Secretary General of International has written to over 30000 schools, asking them to allow students to take part in the climate strikes on September 20-27th!
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