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There’s a huge gender component to income inequality that we’re ignoring
01/22/2018 General World News
Protestors wearing masks depicting the leaders of the G7 countries pose for a selfie during a demonstration organised by Oxfam in Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

  • There’s a major gender component to global inequality: most of the world’s extreme-poor are women, and most uber-wealthy individuals are men, a new Oxfam report shows.
  • Around 82% of all wealth generated in the last year went to the top 1%.
  • The richest 1% hold more wealth than the whole of the rest of humanity.
  • “Women provide $10 trillion in unpaid care annually to support the global economy.”

Oxfam’s new report on global inequality contains a barrage of startling, depressing statistics including:

– 82% of all wealth generated in the last year went to the top 1%.

– The bottom 50% saw no benefits from read more >>>

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