Tagged: gender equality

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Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years. That’s according to a report released by Oxfam today, which urges G20 leaders to tackle gender inequality when they meet in Australia later this year.

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Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

International Women’s Day offers us an opportunity to raise awareness of inequality and reminds us that the struggle for equality and positive change must continue. At Oxfam, we are working to make sure that women’s rights are upheld and advanced.

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Election year in Honduras is likely to be the worst ever for the murder of woman following an eight per cent increase in the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period last year said international agency Oxfam today.

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More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, according to a report published by Oxfam today.

Policy Paper
Shifting gender roles in Syria's refugees. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam
Gloria was able to expand her chicken coop with wire fencing.

By working with local cooperatives and partners such as the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), Oxfam is helping women like Gloria become farmers and develop their own sustainable sources of income.

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We Can Assembly, March 2006. Photo: Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

In solidarity with the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, Oxfam is urging governments to speed up the implementation of agreed standards to end violence against women in all its forms.

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How to achieve food justice for women: Join Oxfam’s global online policy discussion from November 19-30, 2012.

Gender Development Association, Laos. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam supports the Gender Development Association to involve women in income generation activities and the management of savings groups in one of the poorest areas of Laos, hoping that this will increase their situation within the village and that they will have increased confidence in speaking out at village meetings.

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