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Volunteer Theresa B Kamara leads a community workshop (Tommy Trenchard/ Oxfam)

High Level Panel must support women’s collective action as key to realising women’s economic rights

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment The UN High Level Panel for Women's Economic Empowerment is seen as an important step in gender equality. But how can it ensure...

Women’s Economic Empowerment and the HIV and AIDS Response (Credit: STOPAIDS)

Women’s economic empowerment and the HIV and AIDS response

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment We know that gender inequality fuels the HIV epidemic and that women's economic empowerment is a powerful tool to change gender...

Woman farming (Abir Abdullah/ Oxfam)

An IMF that promotes gender equality? A long road lies ahead…

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment How can global institutions ensure tackling women's economic empowerment is done in the most effective way? Sargon Nisson from...

Women from the Banakoro village Saving for Change group - dubbed Sabougnuma, or "good deed" - hold their weekly meeting. (Rebecca Blackwell/Oxfam America)

Don’t be naïve, power is serious business

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment In this latest addition to our Her Series, Oxfam America's Director of Policy & Research, Gawain Kripke, shares with us his...

Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam

Her Series - A note on the ethics of changing norms

HER SERIES: Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  In this latest addition to our Her Series Dr. Elise Klein, a Lecturer of Development Studies at Melbourne University,...

 Pablo Tosco, OXFAM Intermón. Irak 2016

Her Series - Why 'Care' about development?

HER SERIES:  Opinions on Women's Economic Empowerment  In this second instalment of our Her Series, Belén Sobrino from Oxfam Intermon sets the case to keeping unpaid care work...

Neem Mibimba, 28 is President of the Women's Forum

Introducing our new ‘Her Series’: Commentaries on women’s economic empowerment

OPINION:  We're delighted to announce the launch of a new blogging series focusing on women's economic empowerment (WEE) and equality with contributors from Oxfam, INGOs, women's...

A street rally to mark the launch of the We Can campaign to end violence against women, in Gaibandha, Bangladesh, in September 2004

1 in 3 women suffer violence, but it's everyone's problem

NEWS:  1 in 3 women are estimated to directly experience violence. In the Gender & Development's latest journal, issues around violence against women and girls (VAWG) are explored...

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...