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n a team meeting, Oxfam Female Food Hero contestants discuss a plan. From left to right are Winnie Mallya, Neema Hilonga, Eva Mageni, Rehema Lukali, and Edna Kiogwe.

Spread the bounty, credit the growers: A feminist approach to knowledge management

LEARNING: Knowledge management might not be the first thing one thinks of when tackling issues around Violence against Women and Girls and Gender Based Violence, but it can be essential for...

A street rally to mark the launch of the We Can campaign to end violence against women, in Gaibandha, Bangladesh, in September 2004

1 in 3 women suffer violence, but it's everyone's problem

NEWS:  1 in 3 women are estimated to directly experience violence. In the Gender & Development's latest journal, issues around violence against women and girls (VAWG) are explored...

Hoqook radio event, Cairo. Credit: Myriam Abdelaziz/Oxfam Novib

Can a radio series change attitudes and norms on violence against women?

LEARNING: Imagine you could just broadcast an entertaining radio soap opera, starring everyone's favourite celebrities, and listeners would change their attitudes and perceptions of norms...

Pushpa Rawat,lives with her family in Poorvideen Kheda Busti, an illegal colony of 173 households, in the city of Lucknow, India. Credit: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Women’s work: mothers, children and the global childcare crisis

OPINION: Both women and children are suffering as a result of a global childcare crisis and a lack of policies to address the childcare deficit argues Tanvi Bhatkal, Research Officer at the...

Webinar on VAWG

Public influencing to end violence against women and girls

NEWS:  Violence against women and girls is a global issue that is all too often ignored, effective advocacy and campaigns can play an integral part in bringing it to an end. The latest...

Tika receiving AAWAZ Community Leader Award

Unlocking women's potential from the grassroots up

NEWS: Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta from Oxfam in Asia look back on a women community leaders event in Pakistan and share exceptional stories of women in leadership.  ...

Transforming tech for women

More than two-thirds of the world's population will be using smartphones by 2020, but how smart are they for women? Information and communication technology is transforming our lives, but is...

Girls in ICT Twitter Debate

Twitter Debate: #GirlsInICT - how can we level the playing field?

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Elizabeth, 26, a mother of two, works at the Jamaica dump in the middle of the Mukuru informal settlement, in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 2, 2014.

Extreme wealth is threatening women's fight for equality

OPINION: Women are multiply disadvantaged in the global economy. Tackling gender injustices could lead to both women's economic empowerment and wider economic growth, but as Francesca...

An event to encourage women in leadership, Rabat, Morocco. Credit: Ellie Kealey / Oxfam

Regional influencing for gender justice: watch the webinar

NEWS: What's the most effective way to influence regional organisations in order to advance women's rights and gender justice? This was the topic of a recent webinar organised by Oxfam's...

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