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Subject: gender

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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.  ...

Girls in ICT Twitter Debate

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

NEWS: ...

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...

Feeling pressured

Safeguarding: getting our own house in order

LEARNING: How can international organizations ensure that they practice what they preach when it comes to gender equality, women's rights and related issues around protection? Hannah Clare,...

erta Cáceres, founder of National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). Credit: Goldman Environmental Prize http://bit.ly/1Qr9f6f

Not one more: ending femicide in Honduras

OPINION: On International Women's Day Juan Carlos Arita, Oxfam's Regional Programme Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, reflects on the tragic murder of human rights activist...

Lydia, a leader in the Gbarlin co-operative, Liberia. Credit: Andy Hall/Oxfam

Women leading the way in economic empowerment in agriculture

NEWS: To mark International Women's Day 2016, Oxfam's Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Agriculture organised the 2016 Oxfam WEE Leadership Awards to recognise...

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