Tagged: ending violence against women

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Women from Caicaoan village, Uganda, collecting water. Photo: Geoff Sayer/Oxfam

Each year, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, is an international campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and take action to eliminate it. Find out how you can make a difference.

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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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Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat – with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the home.

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Susana Godwin, Female Food  Hero, Tanzaina. Photo: Oxfam

In Nigeria, we work with the public and private sectors and with the civil society to empower women and help them to claim their rights. 

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Speaking out against violence against women. Photo: Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

Delegates from over 190 governments meeting at the UN-led Commission on the Status of Women this week in New York have the chance to take a critical step against the global scourge of violence against women.

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