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6 of the W8 meeting the German Development Minister in Berlin with German rock band Die Toten Hosen, who helped collect 50,000 signatures supporting health and education for all. Credit: Mike Auerbach, Oxfam Germany

Oxfam International works with the W8 group of ambassadors to bring voices from the south to a global audience.

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Women are bearing the brunt of the climate burden. That's why they must have their voices heard in a global agreement that affects them so much, says Helena Christensen.

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Three facts why women are affected more severely by climate change.

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Scores of schoolgirls, from the Mitengo Primary School, went on a colorful march during the Thyolo District Assembly open day on climate change. More than 4000 people participated. Credit: Oxfam

Climate change in Malawi is pushing people further into poverty and women are suffering most, according to our new report (Wed June 17).

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Rokeya Kabir is the convener of the My Rights campaign in Bangladesh: a national platform that puts pressure on the government to ensure primary education for all children. Credit: Mahmud Map

Eight women from around the world joined together to form the W8. These extraordinary women from South America, Africa, Europe and South East Asia, have dedicated their lives to fighting for health and education in their own countries.

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Love and sex are normal human needs for men and women, all over the world. But gender inequality makes sex very problematic. And women are often left to deal with the consequences of unsafe sex. This video explains how the female condom can help.

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Victoria Asalyinga, a rice farmer in Bolgatanga, Upper East Region, Ghana.

Higher food prices have pushed millions of people in developing countries further into hunger and poverty. Here are some recent examples of small farmers in Ghana trying to cope, and what Oxfam is doing to help.

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