Tagged: rights of women
Poor countries are cutting back investment in farming, health service and services to help women because of fears about rising debts and the impact of the economic crisis, according to a new database launched today.
Oxfam strongly condemns the brutal sexual assault and subsequent death of a young woman in Delhi and calls for immediate systemic response to the increasing trend of violence against women in the country.
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.
This Oxfam documentary shows how floods impact women in Pakistan. Floods makes their lives difficult, but the lack of aid is making it even more difficult.
Oxfam Ambassadors, Annie Lennox, Kristin Davis, Angelique Kidjo and Scarlett Johansson and invite you to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, on 8 March 2011 and make it a catalyst for positive change.