women rights

  • Achta, from Chad, had to flee, following attacks by armed groups. Now she lives in a site for internally displaced people.

    Facing impossible choices: women bear the brunt of hunger

    12 October 2021
  • Achieving gender equality in land ownership would empower women and give them greater influence over the way that land is used. In the picture: Luz Evelia Godines Solano, a coffee farmer from Nicaragua.

    Stand for land rights

    24 September 2019
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    Vulnerable and abandoned

    9 January 2019
  • For many women and girls home is a dangerous place. The most common form of VAWG is intimate partner violence: globally, it is estimated that 30% of women experience this form of abuse.

    Ten harmful beliefs that perpetuate violence against women and girls

    28 November 2018
  • Jóvenes bolivianos en manifestación del 25 de noviembre en contra de la violencia contra mujeres y niñas en La Paz, Bolivia. Foto: Yamil Antonio/Oxfam

    Breaking the mould

    25 July 2018
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    Legislative wins, broken promises

    8 March 2017
  • Margaret Mumbua, una trabajadora doméstica de Nairobi, Kenia, haciendo la colada (foto: Allan Gichigi/Oxfam)

    An economy that works for women

    2 March 2017
  • Hoan works in a farment factory in North Vietnam, where she works on average 62 hours each week, earning around $1 an hour.

    Why the majority of the world’s poor are women

    2 March 2017