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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. ...

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...

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...

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,...