Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

Subject: gender

182 Articles

Showing articles 1-10

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...

Staff at University of the West of Scotland

Understanding the position of women in the UK labour market

Graham Whitham, Senior Policy Advisor on UK Poverty and Inequality, introduces to some of the key findings of the recent report, Women, work and wages and the UK. ...

Suhad Ben Mohammed Saeed, 26, writes dictation in a school for literacy supported by Oxfam at al-Maefer village in Taiz city, Yemen.

From the ground up: How Yemen’s women and girls survive

This blog introduces a study carried out by Oxfam, CARE and GenCap, to better understand how women, men, girls and boys survive in Yemen, a country torn apart by conflict. ...

Masuma Seper 15, trains in the gym at The National Stadium in Kabul as part of the Afghan Amateur Women's Boxing Association

Outed “locker room talk” is strengthening global movement to stop violence against women

Oxfam GB's Director of Women's Rights and Gender Justice Nikki van de Gaag, explores how the events surrounding the US Presidential campaign can help end violence against women around...

A female participant in an Oxfam Livelihood scheme in Iraq carries out her work

CLARA: How a livelihoods and risk assessment tool is supporting women’s economic empowerment

There are more than 3.3 million displaced people in Iraq. Women and girls, and their ability to participate in livelihoods, have been particularly affected by this displacement. In this blog...

Opening plenary at the AWID conference 2016

A good place to start: the 13th International Feminist Forum

Oxfam recently attended AWID's 13th International Feminist Forum in Brazil. Here Oxfam Great Britain's Director of Women's Rights and Gender Justice, Nikki Van Der Gaag, reflects on the...

RSS updates

Subscribe to our RSS feeds.