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Tag: womens rights

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A woman carries 25 liters of water on her back, Kashusha village, Kabare Territory, DRC

Gender justice online: Changing ourselves, our organisations and our world

Oxfam has teamed up with Disaster Ready to provide a new online course on how Gender Justice impacts development and humanitarian work. Jemma Stringer introduces why a course such as this is so important...

Love is respect

St. Valentine's Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships and Challenging Violence

This Saint Valentine's Day, Bethan Cansfield and Lourdes Montero look at what it means to have a healthy relationship and how unhealthy ones may be formed....

Participants at the Women's March on London, 21st January 2017

A manifesto for a new era - or seven reasons why the Women’s March was different

Nikki van der Gaag reflects on her experience of the Women's March on London; why Oxfam supported it, why it was different from past events and where we can go from here. ...

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...