violence against women

violence against women

Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. Violence against women and girls is a

Women from Nasapir village, Karamoja, Uganda. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

International Women's Day 2014

International Women’s Day offers us an opportunity to raise awareness of inequality and reminds us that the struggle for equality and positive change must continue. At Oxfam, we are working to make sure that women’s rights are upheld and advanced.

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.

Meeting of the 'Nari Utthan' Community Discussion Class

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


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