Gender Justice blog

25 June 2014 | Jenny Enarsson | 1 | Blog channel: Gender Justice
Jenny Enarsson, Oxfam's Syria crisis response gender advisor, explains why including Syria's women in negotiations is critical for the peace process.
A woman holds her daughter as a Syrian air force jet drops bombs on the streets around her home
13 June 2014 | Emily Brown | Blog channel: Gender Justice
It may not have had a red carpet premiere, but as Jacky Repila, Oxfam GB Programme Learning Officer, explains, the Raising Her Voice animation, launched this week is cause for celebration. Here...
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11 June 2014 | Emily Brown | Blog channel: Gender Justice
Yesterday I shared with you a new animation on women’s political voice – and today, to inspire you, I would like to share with you a selection of the finest feminist activist sites from around the...
Raise her voice sites that make women's invisibility visible
11 June 2014 | Emily Brown | Blog channel: Gender Justice
Have you ever felt like no one is listening to you? Do you think it's fair? No, Oxfam doesn't either... And that's why Raising Her Voice, Oxfam's global program of work to support...
10 June 2014 | Shawna Wakefield | 1 | Blog channel: Gender Justice
“The mission of the [World] Bank depends on moving towards gender equality.’- Jim Kim, Head of the World Bank, launch of Voice and Agency, Washington DC
23 May 2014 | Chloe Safier | 3 | Blog channel: Gender Justice
“Women’s leadership is a fundamental part of Oxfam’s work, and our commitment to putting women’s rights at the heart of all we do. As an organization, we use our influence and leadership to change...
7 April 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | 1 | Blog channel: Gender Justice
With just 48 hours to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, there was no time to lose once we crossed the border into Goma from Rwanda. I was travelling with Mark Goldring of Oxfam GB and Robbert...
31 March 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | Blog channel: Gender Justice
The evidence is clear: Strong development and the achievement of women’s rights are intrinsically bound — in everything from economic growth, access to education, food and health security to the...
24 February 2014 | Farah Karimi | Blog channel: Gender Justice
When I touch the sensitive subject of security, all I see is discomfort and eyes wandering off to avoid mine. On Friday (21 February) I met with another young woman, a girl in fact, who is so...
16 January 2014 | Marie Soudnie | Blog channel: Gender Justice
“Why… Why fight such a painful battle if at the end of the day I can bring no real change to the lives of my fellow citizens?”
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