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
Every day, in every country in the world, women are facing discrimination and inequality. Achieving gender justice is not only a matter of basic rights. It’s also a key means of achieving fairer societies and overcoming poverty. Whether we are responding to an emergency, working on long terms projects, or campaigning for lasting change, we put women’s rights at the heart of all we do.

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