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Household consumption Ethiopia graphic

Real Geek FAQ: How can I measure household income? (Part 2)

In the second of a two-part blog on measuring household income, Oxfam GB's Impact Evaluation Advisers explain their approaches to measuring household wealth. ...

Household consumption Ethiopia graphic

Real Geek: FAQ- How can I measure household income? (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part blog unpacking the above question, Oxfam GB's Impact Evaluation Advisers explain their approaches to measuring household consumption. In Part 2 next week: strategies...

Love is respect

St. Valentine's Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships and Challenging Violence

This Saint Valentine's Day, Bethan Cansfield and Lourdes Montero look at what it means to have a healthy relationship and how unhealthy ones may be formed....

Oxfam works with SHEKINA Enterprises, Rulindo District, Rwanda, to support the development of technologies for drying cassava leaves

The SDGS, an opportunity for business to do better

Over a year in, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) show no sign of losing momentum. Ruth Mhlanga reflects on how businesses can support the SDGs to create a world free from poverty without...

"What's inside of you" presentation slide

Future skills: helping women get along in the job market

Caroline Tosal-Suprun reflects on a recent workshop, co-developed by Oxfam and the Co-operative Bank, as part of our work to improve women's access to work in the UK.  ...

Peul women, in N’Goui Koura settlement , Diffa, eastern Niger.

Revenue and Risk in the Lake Chad Basin

Clotilde Lappartient and Corrie Sissons explain their recent work on local livelihoods and protection in the Lake Chad Basin and why integrated programs are necessary. ...

The Bitexco Financial Tower, framed by high rise flats and poor housing along the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Naming the system

Nancy Folbre, a feminist economist and professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, reflects on Davos and puts a name to our economic system.  ...

A billboard targetting teenage girls as part of a teenage pregancy campaign in Freetown, Sierra Leone

To reduce teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone we need to get beyond just focusing on girls

Nearly two in five women in Sierra Leone aged 20-24 have had their first child before the age of 18 (pdf, 12.2 MB). Dr. Lisa Denney argues that if the rate of teenage pregnancy is to be reduced,...

A young boy stands in the smoke  near Qayyarah, Iraq, which  set on fire by ISIS in September 2016.  Picture taken on December 2, 2016.

The day after ISIS in Iraq

Maya Mailer, Head of Humanitarian Policy & Campaigns, argues that the challenges facing Iraq go beyond Isis' presence and that we must plan beyond short-term militarism to create a new, peaceful...

IDPs wait in line to receive aid at an Oxfam distribution. The unconditional cash transfer is for the most vulnerable people affected by the current war in the country. Khamer  district, Yemen

Cash transfers: a catalogue of solutions

ICT in Programme Humanitarian Advisor, Anna Kondakhchyan reflects on an exciting new initiative designed to help practitioners navigate the ins and outs of electronic cash transfers. ...

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