Tagged: gender justice

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Women during a rally in India, in 2007. Photo: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

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.

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Food and gender online discussion banner.

How to achieve food justice for women: Join Oxfam’s global online policy discussion from November 19-30, 2012.

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International Day of the Girl, in Niger. Credit: Oxfam

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.

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Photo: Tineke D'Haese/Oxfam

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.

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Gender Development Association, Laos. Credit: Oxfam

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.

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Representatives of Unilever and Oxfam GB in Thailand. Credit: Unilever/Oxfam

Unilever, in partnership with Oxfam, announced the launch of a program to enhance women’s livelihoods in three southern border provinces in Thailand.

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Tahrir Square as Morsi elected Egypt's President/Abdel Rahman Youssef/Hoqook.com

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.

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Classrooms are made from goods containers, Afghanistan Photo:Nick Danziger/Oxfam

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.

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A man lifts a chicken into a shed. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam works with local partners to provide training and vaccinations to smallholders chicken farmers to manage larger broods and turn the potential in their own backyards into a valuable source of income.

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