gender justice

gender justice

Garment workers at the workers rights training centre in Myanmar

Underpaid and Undervalued

Rising economic inequality across Asia is threatening poverty reduction and slowing down the fight against gender inequality. We believe that women’s economic empowerment is a critical factor in achieving gender equality and in supporting wider development goals

Feminist aid: a call for G7 leaders to beat inequality

In an increasingly unequal world, advancing gender equality is fundamental to tackling inequality and poverty. Feminist aid has the potential to challenge us to rethink how aid is delivered and to truly transform systems of unequal power.
Amina Ehrary, a Herat resident and a 42-year-old mother of three, has spent most of her life fighting for women's rights. Credit: Freshta Ghani/Oxfam

Fighting for women's rights in Afghanistan, a door-to-door job

Having spent most of his life fighting for women's rights, Amina Ehrary runs her own women counseling center where she supports and gets access to justice for survivors of gender-based violence in Afghanistan. Her tireless efforts has transformed her into a role model for other women and someone the community trusts.

Wolda Edward, helps cleaning his neighbour's after Cyclone Pam.

Learning from hindsight: synthesis report on Oxfam resilience research

What can we learn about resilience by examining completed resilience, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation projects? Oxfam conducted three such case studies in Bolivia, Colombia, and Fiji, looking at the conditions required for successful resilient development as well as issues around timing and duration.

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.

Sakina and her husband attended training and learning sessions about unpaid care work.

Expanding opportunities for women in South Asia: Sakina's story

In November 2015, Sakina and her husband attended training and learning sessions about unpaid care work. It was eye opening for them.  Today, they are sharing the household and she has gradually taking control of her own time. She is a dairy producer and would like to expand her business.


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