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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....

"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.  ...

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,...

Participants at the Women's March on London, 21st January 2017

A manifesto for a new era - or seven reasons why the Women’s March was different

Nikki van der Gaag reflects on her experience of the Women's March on London; why Oxfam supported it, why it was different from past events and where we can go from here. ...

Neem Mibimba, 28 is President of the Women's Forum

Lessons from Oxfam’s Her Series: Priorities for women’s economic empowerment in 2017

Claudia Canepa and Caroline Green reflect back on our Her Series blog, which highlighted opinions, research and learning on women's economic empowerment. Here they outline the key lessons...

Enough! Stop Violence Against Women and Girls

This is not bad luck it is sexist violence

Damaris Ruiz, Coordinator of Women's Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean, looks at the social acceptance of violence against women and what we can do to end it.  ...

Mariam, 33, a mother of 5, gazes out of her tent in Lebanon’s Northern Bekaa valley.

Webinar: Edutainment and digital media to challenge social norms in the MENA region

Upcoming webinar on challenging social norms and to advance Gender Justice and Women's Rights in the MENA region.  Date: December...

 Rosalinda Dionisio. Credit: Campaign in Defense of Mother Earth

The Right to Defend Human Rights in an Unequal World: The case of Mexico

Defenders of human rights often put themselves at personal risk to carry out their work. This blog examines the vulnerabilities human rights and land rights activists face, especially female activists...

An event to promote girls' education in Mperembe in Mzimba

Make education safe for all: let girls learn!

Oxfam's Gender Justice Programme Coordinator in Malawi, Anthony Malunga, reflects on Malawi's education system and on what can be done to protect girls in the classroom and support their...

Global marches were held on 15 June 2016, demanding justice for Berta Cáceres, Credit: ICIJ.

31 Women Activists Murdered in 2015 - You Can Help Stop the Violence

International Women Human Rights Defenders Day was November 29th, you can support women on the front line defending rights. ...

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