Tagged: gender justice

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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.

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Further action is urgently needed to recruit, train, retain and protect Afghan female police officers. This is critical for upholding the rights of Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan.

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Kalpana Oli removes weeds from her mustard seed fields. Photo: Aubrey Wade

Nepalese women – especially those in rural areas and from minority groups – face particular challenges. Oxfam's Enterprise Development Program strengthens women by supporting businesses.

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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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The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives. Joining with others, we seek to overcome poverty using a six-sided strategy.

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More than 1,000 women marched for their rights on World Food Day in El Salvador.

Healthy food and a sustainable way to produce it were among the goals of the more than one thousand women who marched on World Food Day 2012 in San Salvador.

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Women in Khedlo village, India.

New evidence revealed by Oxfam shows that women in India are being exploited and facing serious health problems, due to under-investment in healthcare by the Indian government and the proliferation of private for-profit clinics.

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