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Jemma Stringer

Gender Justice Officer

Jemma Stringer

Jemma is responsible for learning and communication on gender justice within Oxfam GB. This involves the development of gender learning tools and methodologies, the delivery of training and awareness raising, and the promotion of effective communication on gender justice within Oxfam GB. 

Prior to joining Oxfam, Jemma worked in the UK providing domestic and sexual violence support to women, as well as to services including NGOs, local authorities, the police, probation and the prison service, before becoming a trainer and volunteer coordinator working with men serving custodial sentences. 

Jemma has a degree in International Development and Politics and an MA in Development and Gender, both from the University of Leeds.

All posts by Jemma Stringer

A woman carries 25 liters of water on her back, Kashusha village, Kabare Territory, DRC

Gender justice online: Changing ourselves, our organisations and our world

Oxfam has teamed up with Disaster Ready to provide a new online course on how Gender Justice impacts development and humanitarian work. Jemma Stringer introduces why a course such as this is so important...

Members of the Kibabi WASH Committee Meeting (men and women) 04 November - North Kivu, Eastern Congo. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Women, men and poverty: an introduction to gender justice

When it comes to poverty and gender inequalities everyone loses out - women, men, boys, girls, communities, the economy, the environment - the list goes on. But it doesn't have to be like this....

Marcha feminicidio Bolivia. Photo: Philippe Boily

From Nigeria to Canada to the UK gender-based violence knows no borders

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign, bookended quite deliberately by two international days of reflection and action which open and close it: the International...

Charitable, 45 runs a canteen or small restaurant, she has four children and is pregnant with a fifth. Her house collapsed into a heap of rubble during the earthquake. Now, she’s re-opened in a makeshift spot across the street. Credit:Toby Adamson/Oxfam

Gender and Rights: our Quick Guides to success

How can you incorporate gender considerations into humanitarian, development and campaigns work? As Jemma Stringer explains, if you're pushed for time reading a Quick Guide would be a good start. ...