violence against women

violence against women

Women and the Afghan Police

Although female police are vital for Afghan women to be able to report crimes and access desperately-needed justice, only 1 per cent of the Afghan National Police is female.

Gori Bhatt, Amna Khatoon Brohi and Shazzia Bhatti studying in Sindh province, Pakistan

Women’s leadership is a fundamental part of our work, and why we put women’s rights at the heart of everything we do.

Ending Violence Against Women

What is Violence Against Women? Why does it happen? What does it have to do with development? What does Oxfam do to end violence against women?

Afghan Security Forces need urgent reforms, say agencies

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.

A Blueprint for UN Women

Over the last few years Oxfam has been following closely the reform of the UN’s gender equality architecture and most recently, the establishment of UN Women.

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