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 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...

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...

Rapid Care Analysis discussion group, Oromia, Ethiopia (2014)

Understanding unpaid care in Ethiopia through first-hand testimonies

In late November 2014, the WE-Care project conducted four rapid care analyses in the Oromia Region of central Ethiopia. The purpose of the rapid care analyses was to shine a light on the burden of...

Gulnara Ahmadov prepares her daughter, Gulmira for school (Credit: David Levene/ Oxfam)

Care - from motherhood and apple pie to human rights

Care work is a social good, but one that is all too often undervalued, unequal and under resourced. Here, Gender & Development editor Caroline Sweetman introduces the Care issue. ...

What do we think about care?

A full time job with no pay - would you agree to that?

The recently launched infographics on unpaid care work illustrate the demands, impact and unequal share of responsibility across Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Honduras, Nicaragua South...

Kanchan Begum, a chilli producer in Bangladesh, sorting chilli on a tarpaulin. "Now, my chilli is dust free and high rated in market” (Credit: Golam Fazle Rabbani/Oxfam)

Bangladeshi women speak up about care and cooking

In the second part of a series on unpaid care work, Golam Fazle Rabbani, describes how assessing working hours led to better stoves and improved gender equality in one of the poorest regions of Bangladesh. ...

Images from the Women's Economic Leadership infographics.

Beyond a ‘glass wall’ – women address invisible barriers to economic empowerment

Women's heavy and unequal share of care work often goes unspoken and unrecognised creating an invisible barrier for women's empowerment. Here, Thalia Kidder introduces a series...

Gulnara Ahmadov prepares her daughter Gulmira for school, Kelenterli, Azerbaijan. Credit: David Levene/Oxfam

Who cares about care?

How can women fulfil their potential economically, socially, and politically if the majority of their time is tied up in unpaid household care duties? As part of our International Women's Day...

Selvern and her family, Muruganwr, southern Vavuniya, Sri Lanaka. Members of Oxfam's local dairy co-op, Credit: Abir Abdullah/ Oxfam

Women and care work: a snapshot from Sri Lanka

How does change happen at a household level? Sonali Gunasekera, former Oxfam gender adviser in Sri Lanka, on how the rapid care analysis tool can identify practical ways to support the sharing...

Women carers from Pakistan who participated in the Raising Her Voice programme. Credit: Irina Werning/Oxfam

Unpaid carers of the world, unite!

Unpaid care work is the major human rights issue that has too often gone unnoticed on the development agenda. Naomi Hossain, guest blogger from IDS, explains what needs to change. ...