violence against women

violence against women

International Women’s Day 2018: Oxfam stands with women everywhere

For us at Oxfam, this year International Women’s Day is a day for deep reflection. Seeing how some women were abused by some of our own staff is very painful. We stand with the victims and the survivors. We stand for justice for those who suffered. And we’re not going to give up our fight for women’s rights and gender equality around the world.

Legislative wins, broken promises

This multi-country research report examines the problem of implementation gaps – government failures to fulfill their legislative obligations to address and prevent violence against women and girls.

Despite her young age, Komal from India, has already faced a lifetime of discrimination. But she’s determined to use sport to show her strength, and is literally fighting for gender equality.

Violence against women and girls: enough is enough

Did you know that at least one in three women will experience some form of violence during their lifetime? It is one of the most widespread violations of human rights and has long-term devastating effects. It is time to say ‘enough is enough’.  Join us.

Women sit together in Tajikistan

Tackling violence against women: from Iraq to Tajikistan

Oxfam believes that violence against women is not a marginal or trivial issue in relation to development, and is one of the most widespread barriers to Oxfam's mission to end poverty. Oxfam across the Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States  is responding to the 16 Days of Activism.

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