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Subject: gender

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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. ...

Nigerian men play cards in a camp for IDPs and refugees, Diffa Region, Niger

The ladies' room

Kerry Akers talks about the careful considerations and interdisciplinary collaboration needed to ensure that protection work is not based on harmful assumptions. ...

A protection session, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

How programme learning in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) led to piloting a new approach to governance and protection

Annabel Morrissey reflects on what Oxfam has learnt about the cross over between governance and protection and how this learning is being used. ...

Hollaback! Oxford incident map

Making invisible voices visible in online EVAW campaigns

Online spaces are not free from violence against women and girls (VAWG) but, in this blog, Amy O'Donnell and Miranda Dobson discuss how specific online platforms, including Hollaback! are supporting...

Sara, a refugee from Syria, fled to Jordan after she survived being shot in the head

Women leading in the peace

According to World Bank estimates of September 2016, two billion people live in countries where development outcomes are affected by fragility, conflict, and violence. By 2030, the share of global...

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