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Tag: womens rights

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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...

Oxfam speaking to Creuza Oliviera

"Domestic work cannot be the only destiny" - Interview with FENATRAD

At the recent AWID Forum in Brazil, Oxfam talked to Creuza Oliveira, President of the National Federation of Domestic Workers (FENATRAD) of Brazil. Below she comments on the importance of the Forum,...

Oxfam partners meeting at AWID 2016

Womens rights in Mexico: interview with ProDESC and ACASAC

Recently at the AWID Forum 2016 we interviewed two of Oxfam Mexico's partners to talk about the challenges and opportunities they face as women's rights organisations in the country. We spoke...

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'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...

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...