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Date: Mar 2013

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Making markets work for women smallholders in Tanzania

As we launch the findings of our research on Women's Collective Action in agricultural markets, Global Research Adviser Martin Walsh, who helped to develop the methodology for the case studies,...

Coatline in the Outer Hebrides. Credit: Daniel Morchain/Oxfam

Home truths: climate change lessons from Britain’s shores

Sea level rise and  more frequent and intense storms have made the Outer Hebrides increasingly vulnerable to coastal flooding. Daniel Morchain recently travelled to the area to see how...

On World Water Day, is it all about cooperation or who can make the biggest splash?

The UN named 2013 the year of water cooperation, but is it just an ideal or is it a reality? ...

Richard Nguna Kagaba, Jean Ngabu Safari, and Malosi Lotsove from the Kotoni village in Ituri, DRC. Liz Lucas/Oxfam America

Men at work for gender equality

Gender & Development editor Caroline Sweetman introduces the latest issue of the journal with a call to challenge damaging gender stereotypes of all kinds. ...

Traffic lights showing amber

We give Greening a green light on growth (well, amber, anyway...)

As the UK Secretary of State for International Development outlines plans for tackling poverty through growth, we welcome her focus on addressing land and gender injustices.  ...

Chum Kor helps her daughter with her homework in Kampong Tong Province, Cambodia. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Women and girls: the smart choice and the right choice

Oxfam's Deputy International Director Sue Turrell reflects on the Secretary of State for Development's Speech on women and girls. ...

Getting it right briefing paper jacket

Getting it right: the final push to negotiate a strong Arms Trade Treaty

Advocacy officer Helena Whall on the forthcoming historic opportunity to create a binding robust treaty that will regulate the international trade in arms.  ...

Cover image from Oxfam VAW action plan paper. Credit: Heather McClintock/Oxfam

What will it take to end violence against women?

Fresh from the Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York, Daniela Rosche argues that there is too much rhetoric and not enough action in the struggle to end violence against women. ...

The Women Leaders

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational...

Wubalem (second right) and neighbours load racks taken from a modern hive into a centrifuge that will separate the honey from the wax. The racks, complete with wax, will then be replaced in the hive. Credit: Tom Pietrasik/Credit

A taste of honey - reaching marginalised women in Ethiopia

At Oxfam, much like Hannibal from 1980s cult classic, the A-Team we love it when a plan comes together, which is why we are so pleased that our research into Women's Collective Action (WCA)...