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Subject: gender

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Volunteer Theresa B Kamara leads a community workshop (Tommy Trenchard/ Oxfam)

High Level Panel must support women’s collective action as key to realising women’s economic rights

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment The UN High Level Panel for Women's Economic Empowerment is seen as an important step in gender equality. But how can it ensure...

Women’s Economic Empowerment and the HIV and AIDS Response (Credit: STOPAIDS)

Women’s economic empowerment and the HIV and AIDS response

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment We know that gender inequality fuels the HIV epidemic and that women's economic empowerment is a powerful tool to change gender...

Woman farming (Abir Abdullah/ Oxfam)

An IMF that promotes gender equality? A long road lies ahead…

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment How can global institutions ensure tackling women's economic empowerment is done in the most effective way? Sargon Nisson from...

Women from the Banakoro village Saving for Change group - dubbed Sabougnuma, or "good deed" - hold their weekly meeting. (Rebecca Blackwell/Oxfam America)

Don’t be naïve, power is serious business

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment In this latest addition to our Her Series, Oxfam America's Director of Policy & Research, Gawain Kripke, shares with us his...

Daw Thain Si and her family

Her Series - Older women: invisible linchpins of the household economy

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Older women are often over looked in policy making and programme development in tackling unpaid care. As part of our Her Series,...

Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam

Her Series - A note on the ethics of changing norms

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  In this latest addition to our Her Series Dr. Elise Klein, a Lecturer of Development Studies at Melbourne University,...

 Pablo Tosco, OXFAM Intermón. Irak 2016

Her Series - Why 'Care' about development?

HER SERIES:  Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  In this second instalment of our Her Series, Belén Sobrino from Oxfam Intermon sets the case to keeping unpaid care work...

Photo courtesy: Goutham Jho; No Logo, Chennai, India.

Her Series - Tale of Buguru Chitamma: How a cooperative transformed fisher women into leaders

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment How can cooperatives help women to lead and take control of their livelihoods? In the first of our new 'Her Series' pieces,...

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

Introducing our new ‘Her Series’: Commentaries on women’s economic empowerment

OPINION:  We're delighted to announce the launch of a new blogging series focusing on women's economic empowerment (WEE) and equality with contributors from Oxfam, INGOs, women's...

Pakistan family planning 2

Interactive infographic: Overcoming barriers to family planning in Pakistan

LEARNING: Oxfam Novib recently released a report on family planning in Pakistan which aimed to give an overview into the barriers women and their husbands face in adopting family planning...

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