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Fighting giants isn’t easy

Farmer, defender of rights, and elected official Joanna Manu wants to change the relationship between politicians and people in Ghana.

The author fled Romania with her parents in 1985. Here she is pictured (right) at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris on her way to the US. Economic well-being

What it takes to flee

An Oxfam staffer shares her family’s escape from persecution.

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