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Oxfam Brazil interviewing their partner at AWID

'We want recognition of our uniqueness' - Interview with Criola NGO in Brazil

OPINION: Oxfam recently attended the 13th international AWID Forum, a unique space for women's rights organization and feminist movements to come together. We took this opportunity to...

Women collecting firewood. Asbuli Kebele, Erer Woreda, Siti Zone, March 2016. (Photo credit: Luisa Dietrich)

Institutionalising Gender in Emergencies: Ethiopia Gender Analysis

Understanding needs and context is vital in an emergency response. A crucial, and often overlooked, factor in this is gender. Here, Steph Avis, introduces the first of a series of reports from the...

Neem Mibimba, President of the Women's Forum (Credit: Eleanor Farmer / Oxfam )

The long road to fair employment

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment In our latest instalment of the Her series, we look at why women make up the majority of unemployed youth, the barriers women face...

Women's participation and leadership

Moving from individual to collective change for women's participation in Lebanon, Jordan and Kurdistan Region of Iraq

With women making up only 19% of parliament in the Middle East and North Africa region, understanding the factors preventing women from taking part in decision-making processes is vital. Here, Julie...

A discussion on how to make Mexico’s working women’s political voices heard

Strengthening and making Mexico's working women's political voices heard

The 13th AWID International Forum takes place this week. Jana introduces us to why Oxfam Mexico and the National Coordination of Human Rights Defenders of Women's Labor Rights (Mexico) will be...

Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam

Why we can’t talk about one without the other: sexual and reproductive rights and women’s economic empowerment

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  So far in our Her Series we've touched on various issues from the effects of unpaid care to gender equality and global institutions....

Vincent Tremeau / Oxfam

Women’s Economic Empowerment and Cash Transfer Programming

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Cash Transfer Programmes (CTP) are increasingly becoming more popular in relief response, but how can they help women's economic...

Renu Bala, President of the Panjhorvanga Dairy Enterprise

As things stand, women's economic empowerment is unlikely to be achieved

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Today the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) launches a new report on women's economic empowerment. As part of our Her...

Moroccan female berry pickers taking part in Oxfam/partner-led workshops (Credit: Julie Theroux-Seguin/Oxfam)

Morocco's strawberry pickers and women's economic empowerment

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  Nearing the end of this month's Her Series, Even It Up campaigner Sian Jones explains how the experiences of women workers...

Tommy Trenchard/ Oxfam

Women's economic empowerment: balancing rights with responsibilities

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  How should we balance the rights and responsibilities for women's economic empowerment? Elizabeth Fraser from the Cherie...

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