Tagged: gender justice
How to achieve food justice for women: Join Oxfam’s global online policy discussion from November 19-30, 2012.
On October 11th, Oxfam in Niger celebrated the International Day of the Girl, and with good reason. The wellbeing and future of generations to come depends largely on today’s girls and their health, education and economic status.
For the first time in its history, the Lao government has invited independent civil society organizations (CSOs) to work with it, at the organization of the ninth Asia-Europe People's Forum, held in Vientiane in October 2012.
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.
Unilever, in partnership with Oxfam, announced the launch of a program to enhance women’s livelihoods in three southern border provinces in Thailand.
Now that the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohammed Morsi has become Egypt’s new president, some fear the end of the revolution and the beginning of an Arab winter. Voices among Oxfam’s partners in Egypt, however, remain optimistic.
Twenty leading international and Afghan NGOs today called on NATO and the Afghan government to agree to commitments to ensure Afghan National Security Forces are able to protect civilians and are held accountable if they commit abuses or violate international law.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Oxfam's work combines short-term emergency relief with longer-term development projects. These photos show a part of our wide range of activities in eastern DRC, including: livelihoods programs; support for small-scale farmers; water, sanitation and health; and, training for women's committees.