Tagged: rights of women

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Oxfam response in Sindh province, Pakistan, 2010. Photo: Matloob Ali/Oxfam

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in Pakistan as it marks its 40th year of working in the country this week.

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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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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. 

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Leka'a is a young Syrian woman. She is one of over 100,000 refugees from Syria coping with life in Za'atari refugee camp.

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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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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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