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Date: Feb 2017

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Victorine Sifa, an arable farmer, works on her land everyday except Sundays.

Oxfam’s engagement at the Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the global policy making body concerning women's rights and gender equality issues. Francesca Rhodes and Vincent Trousseau explore how and why it...

Barbararisks her life every day to irrigate her crops because she is forced to collect water from the Zambezi river

Inequality is worse than you think. And yes, we have the data

Our recent report on global inequality faced criticism from some voices in the sector and beyond. Nick Galasso explains why the critics are wrong and why we're so sure of our data.  ...

Durable peace programme survey, Myanmar

Digital Development: What is the role for Oxfam?

Matt Haikin explains the findings of some new research, conducted with George Flatters, on what the roles of INGOs should be in an increasingly digital world. ...

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. ...

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....

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...

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.  ...