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Subject: governance

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Photo: Protection committee, DRC, December 2014. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Building bridges between communities and local government in the DRC

LEARNING: Annabel Morrissey recently returned from a visit to Equateur in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where she visited Oxfam's Within and Without the State programme which...

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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...

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...

Diana Ayiete, 13, attends a school in Mukuru, Nairobi, she wants to be a judge when she grows up. Tax income is essential for funding essential services such as education. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Addressing equity through taxation: a view from Kenya

Tax revenue is a vital source of funding for essential services such as infrastructure, health and education. In Kenya tax revenue has increased in recent years but Martin Napisa, from the Kenyan...

The area Chief, Nakukulas Area welcoming the community members to the public baraza

How radio helped Kenyan communities engage with oil and gas developments

World Radio Day on 13 February celebrates radio's role in empowering people as a source of information and dialogue. All too often we assume people around the world have mobile phones or internet...

School children in India. Credit: Oxfam India

For richer or poorer: from Brazil to Indonesia

In the emerging economies the fruits of growth are too often not being shared with the majority of the population. Thomas Dunmore Rodriguez, National Influencing Adviser for Latin America, reveals...

Participants listening to President’s speech. Credit: Oxfam/Katha Haru

Making history: the day women activists lobbied Nepal’s Prime Minister and President

On December 10, Lorina Sthapit, Gender Justice Programme Coordinator, accompanied 150 women from Makwanpur and Surkhet districts of Nepal as they marched to the offices of the Prime Minister and...

A meeting between MPS and villagers in Wulu, Lakes State, South Sudan, facilitated through Oxfam's Within and without the State programme, which is funded by DFID, 2012

Local governance in South Sudan and Afghanistan

Annabel Morrisey is Programme Coordinator for the Within and Without the State programme which aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of civil society programming in fragile and conflict-affected...

A meeting between MPs and villagers in Wulu, Lakes State, South Sudan, facilitated through Oxfam's Within and without the State programme, which is funded by DFID, 2012. Credit: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam

In the national interest: poverty, security and aid for fragile states

Following the UK government's announcement of an increase in spending on aid for fragile states Oxfam's Campaigns, Policy & Influencing Director, Francoise Vanni,  outlines...

Safia Iminetras with Marcel Khalife. Credit: Dima Karim/Oxfam

Me, Marcel and five inspiring Moroccan women leaders

On the International Day of Rural Women Laurie Adams, Oxfam's Women's Rights Director, shares the stories of five inspiring women leaders she met on a recent trip to Morocco, accompanying...

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