Gender Justice blog channel http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/1858 en International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Time to Say Enough to all forms of violence and discrimination http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oxfam-pride.jpg?itok=WQfNy8wZ" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Oxfam Canada staff join the Toronto PRIDE March. Credit: Oxfam" title="Photo: Oxfam Canada staff join the Toronto PRIDE March. Credit: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-05-17-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-say-enough"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Time to Say Enough to all forms of violence and discrimination</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">17 May 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>May 17 is a moment to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQAI+ community to #SayEnough to all forms of violence and discrimination.</p></div> Fri, 17 May 2019 14:18:32 +0000 Guest Blogger 81969 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Happy International Women's Day - Oxfam Celebrating Women All Across the World http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/pakistan-iwd-banner-1240x680.jpg?itok=AYSVqOcj" width="210" height="110" alt="International Women&amp;#039;s Day 2019" title="International Women&amp;#039;s Day 2019" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-03-08-happy-international-womens-day-oxfam-celebrating-across-world"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Happy International Women's Day - Oxfam Celebrating Women All Across the World</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">8 March 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Today on International Women’s Day, we stand in solidarity with the women’s movement, we pause and reflect on how to be better feminists, we immerse ourselves in the stories of incredible women and girls, and we reignite the passion and resolve to keep fighting for a more a more equal world.</p> </div> Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:51:14 +0000 Guest Blogger 81889 at http://l.blogs.oxfam A Champion of Change for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/arpit-1200.jpg?itok=RiCUTXwm" width="210" height="110" alt="Photo: Arpit. Credit: Atul Loke/Oxfam" title="Photo: Arpit. Credit: Atul Loke/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/19-02-22-champion-change-ending-violence-against-women-and-girls"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: A Champion of Change for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">22 February 2019</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Arpit was exposed to violence and gender inequality from a young age. Through Oxfam's Creating Spaces project, he now has seen how he could help change how his father treated his mother.</p> </div> Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:15:22 +0000 Guest Blogger 81877 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Seven crucial ways Oxfam continues to strengthen safeguarding systems worldwide http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-10-23-seven-crucial-ways-oxfam-continues-strengthen-safeguarding-systems-worldwide <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-10-23-seven-crucial-ways-oxfam-continues-strengthen-safeguarding-systems-worldwide"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/92541lpr-handwashing-mother-child-1240.jpg?itok=9Xj1Zdrj" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam handwashing station, Tondikwindi Treatment Center, Ouallum, Niger. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam" title="Oxfam handwashing station, Tondikwindi Treatment Center, Ouallum, Niger. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-10-23-seven-crucial-ways-oxfam-continues-strengthen-safeguarding-systems-worldwide"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Seven crucial ways Oxfam continues to strengthen safeguarding systems worldwide</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">23 October 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>To protect our staff and the people we work with, we’re further increasing investment in safeguarding and pushing harder than ever to change our culture.</p></div> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:49:10 +0000 Guest Blogger 81753 at http://l.blogs.oxfam “A Woman Has To Like It” And Other Myths of Machismo http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-10-breaking-myths-machismo-to-end-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-10-breaking-myths-machismo-to-end-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/04-normalized.jpg?itok=w4c3re8s" width="210" height="110" alt="Eliminate violence against women" title="Eliminate violence against women" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-08-10-breaking-myths-machismo-to-end-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: “A Woman Has To Like It” And Other Myths of Machismo</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">10 August 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The experience or threat of harassment and abuse are very real and present in the everyday lives of women across the world. A powerful personal blog on how we can all fight the social norms that enable violence against women.</p></div> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:11:12 +0000 Bethan Cansfield 81674 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Changing attitudes in Malawi, to end violence against women http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-04-changing-attitudes-malawi-end-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-04-changing-attitudes-malawi-end-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/img_5086-1240.jpg?itok=-StbVXne" width="210" height="110" alt="Malawi&amp;#039;s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika, with fellow Oxfam Ambassadors on ending violence against women and girls at the EVAWG event in Phalombe District, Malawi. Credit: Watipaso Kaliwo/Oxfam" title="Malawi&amp;#039;s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika, with fellow Oxfam Ambassadors on ending violence against women and girls at the EVAWG event in Phalombe District, Malawi. Credit: Watipaso Kaliwo/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-06-04-changing-attitudes-malawi-end-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Changing attitudes in Malawi, to end violence against women</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">4 June 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Nikki van der Gaag, Oxfam GB’s Director of Women’s Rights, reports from rural Malawi, where Oxfam is working with the First Lady to end gender-based violence and promote gender equality.</p></div> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:44:57 +0000 Guest Blogger 81588 at http://l.blogs.oxfam What is the Commission of the Status of Women, and why Oxfam is there http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-03-12-what-commission-status-women-and-why-oxfam-there <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-03-12-what-commission-status-women-and-why-oxfam-there"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oes_16875-lpr-woman-coffee-farmer-nicaragua-1240.jpg?itok=zz9dc1z1" width="210" height="110" alt="Luz Evelia Godines Solano in her coffee nursery plot, in the peasant community of La Chiripa, Nicaragua. She produces Tierra Madre coffee, marketed in Spain. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" title="Luz Evelia Godines Solano in her coffee nursery plot, in the peasant community of La Chiripa, Nicaragua. She produces Tierra Madre coffee, marketed in Spain. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-03-12-what-commission-status-women-and-why-oxfam-there"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: What is the Commission of the Status of Women, and why Oxfam is there</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">12 March 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) is the global policy-making body concerning women's empowerment and gender equality issues. Oxfam participates in CSW to advance debates on key issues and influence governments at the negotiations.</p></div> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:55:00 +0000 Guest Blogger 81436 at http://l.blogs.oxfam #TimesUp: No more silence. No more waiting. No more abuse. http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-01-19-timesup-no-more-silence-no-more-waiting-no-more-abuse <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-01-19-timesup-no-more-silence-no-more-waiting-no-more-abuse"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/sexual-violence-dont-get-raped.jpg?itok=EN-YSOeO" width="210" height="110" alt="Don&amp;#039;t rape. Photo: Richard Potts" title="Don&amp;#039;t rape. Photo: Richard Potts" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/18-01-19-timesup-no-more-silence-no-more-waiting-no-more-abuse"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: #TimesUp: No more silence. No more waiting. No more abuse.</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">19 January 2018</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Last year women around the world spoke out and shared their stories of violence. How can we ensure that the next generation of women and girls will never have to say #MeToo?</p></div> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:13:03 +0000 Bethan Cansfield 81360 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-12-08-why-addressing-power-key-ending-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-12-08-why-addressing-power-key-ending-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/img_1550-1200.jpg?itok=n7xM4FxM" width="210" height="110" alt="Marching in Zambia: Oxfam’s grassroots &amp;quot;Enough!&amp;quot; campaign against violence against women. Credit Oxfam" title="Marching in Zambia: Oxfam’s grassroots &amp;quot;Enough!&amp;quot; campaign against violence against women. Credit Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-12-08-why-addressing-power-key-ending-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">8 December 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The current wave of interest in sexual harassment at work highlights just one consequence of gender inequality, but if things are really going to change, we need to address the power imbalances that mean women are still seen as second-class citizens.</p></div> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:35:09 +0000 Guest Blogger 81321 at http://l.blogs.oxfam What role do you play in normalizing violence against women? http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-30-what-role-do-you-play-normalizing-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-30-what-role-do-you-play-normalizing-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/no-means-no-1240.jpg?itok=OWrCY0tw" width="210" height="110" alt="Stop violence against women and girls." title="Stop violence against women and girls." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-30-what-role-do-you-play-normalizing-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: What role do you play in normalizing violence against women?</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">30 November 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Society has a long list of absurd reasons and excuses for the rape of womxn and gender-non-binary people. Silence is complicity. Here are some tips on how, instead, you can be part of the solution.</p></div> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:57:21 +0000 Guest Blogger 81312 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-29-independent-investigation-reveals-new-details-plot-behind-berta-caceres-murder <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-29-independent-investigation-reveals-new-details-plot-behind-berta-caceres-murder"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/t77a8568-bertas-home-1240x680.jpg?itok=hveXQ29v" width="210" height="110" alt="Berta Caceres home. Photo: Oxfam" title="Berta Caceres home. Photo: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-29-independent-investigation-reveals-new-details-plot-behind-berta-caceres-murder"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">29 November 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The murder of Berta Caceres, the Honduran indigenous rights leader, was part of a plot meant to silence the opposition to the construction of an illegitimate hydroelectric project, according a team of international human rights lawyers.</p></div> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:07:42 +0000 Guest Blogger 81313 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-24-jealousy-no-excuse-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-24-jealousy-no-excuse-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/screenshot.jpg?itok=gtsH-y2B" width="210" height="110" alt="Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women." title="Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-11-24-jealousy-no-excuse-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">24 November 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>In the run up to 16 Days of Activism, Muthoni Muriithi, Oxfam's Enough Campaigner in Africa, explains our new campaign which tackles jealousy as a cause of domestic violence. Follow #JealousyIsNoExcuse or #LosCelosNoSonExcusa on social media to add your voice!</p></div> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:08:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 81305 at http://l.blogs.oxfam How to end the male monopoly on peace: More seats at the table for women http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-10-26-how-end-male-monopoly-peace-more-seats-table-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-10-26-how-end-male-monopoly-peace-more-seats-table-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/78737lpr-raise-her-voice-project-1240_0.jpg?itok=YAdc2F89" width="210" height="110" alt="Women&amp;#039;s Community Discussion Class, Seraghari Village, Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam" title="Women&amp;#039;s Community Discussion Class, Seraghari Village, Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-10-26-how-end-male-monopoly-peace-more-seats-table-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: How to end the male monopoly on peace: More seats at the table for women</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 October 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The continuing reality that men enjoy an almost exclusive role in peace processes defies both logic and evidence. This year's Open Debate on Peace and Security at the UN must make headway to change this.</p> </div> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:51:03 +0000 Shaheen Chughtai 81264 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Can social media help end violence against women and girls? http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-05-31-can-social-media-help-end-violence-against-women-and-girls <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-05-31-can-social-media-help-end-violence-against-women-and-girls"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/78752lpr-woman-mobile-phone-1240.jpg?itok=jfx8eKVX" width="210" height="110" alt="Tika Darlami&amp;#039;s daughter Tulsa receives a text message on her phone. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam" title="Tika Darlami&amp;#039;s daughter Tulsa receives a text message on her phone. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-05-31-can-social-media-help-end-violence-against-women-and-girls"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Can social media help end violence against women and girls?</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">31 May 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>On 27th April, in South Africa, <a href="http:/&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;"></a></p></div> Wed, 31 May 2017 10:36:21 +0000 Guest Blogger 81078 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Standing in Solidarity with the International Women’s Strike http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-03-02-solidarity-international-womens-strike <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-03-02-solidarity-international-womens-strike"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/womens-strike-twitter.jpg?itok=CxZUYHR9" width="210" height="110" alt="International Women&amp;#039;s Stike, 8 March 2017" title="International Women&amp;#039;s Stike, 8 March 2017" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-03-02-solidarity-international-womens-strike"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Standing in Solidarity with the International Women’s Strike</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">2 March 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Oxfam joins in solidarity with the women’s rights organizations and movements leading the strike. They are vital partners in our work and key actors in a global movement for change, empowering women and men to create a future that is secure, just, and free from poverty.</p> </div> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:16:28 +0000 Guest Blogger 80961 at http://l.blogs.oxfam St Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships, Challenging Violence http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-02-14-st-valentines-day-celebrating-healthy-relationships-challenging-violence <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-02-14-st-valentines-day-celebrating-healthy-relationships-challenging-violence"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/twitter-en.jpg?itok=VdS2v52s" width="210" height="110" alt="Love is not violent." title="Love is not violent." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/17-02-14-st-valentines-day-celebrating-healthy-relationships-challenging-violence"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: St Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships, Challenging Violence</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">14 February 2017</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>This Valentines Day, we all need to take a stand against notions of harmful love and instead promote positive and healthy relationships with our family, friends and colleagues.</p> </div> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:19:41 +0000 Guest Blogger 80929 at http://l.blogs.oxfam The women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-12-07-women-challenging-gender-discrimination-and-violence-rural-china <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-12-07-women-challenging-gender-discrimination-and-violence-rural-china"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/women-raise-hands-1240x680.jpg?itok=LErfRWCb" width="210" height="110" alt="Women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China. Photo: Oxfam" title="Women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China. Photo: Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-12-07-women-challenging-gender-discrimination-and-violence-rural-china"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: The women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">7 December 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Although women’s rights and gender equality are written in the constitutions and laws in China, discrimination against women is still prevalent in rural villages. Jing Xiufang and members of a rural women’s grassroots organization are helping to change this.</p> </div> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:57:33 +0000 Guest Blogger 72600 at http://l.blogs.oxfam 31 Women Activists Murdered in 2015 - You Can Help Stop the Violence http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-29-31-women-activists-murdered-2015-you-can-help-stop-violence <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-29-31-women-activists-murdered-2015-you-can-help-stop-violence"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/berta-march-1240x680.jpg?itok=aj1Og-Sz" width="210" height="110" alt="March for Berta Caceres" title="March for Berta Caceres" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-29-31-women-activists-murdered-2015-you-can-help-stop-violence"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: 31 Women Activists Murdered in 2015 - You Can Help Stop the Violence</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">29 November 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, the international community must support women on the frontline who are being threatened, attacked and murdered for standing up for human rights.</p> </div> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:02:11 +0000 Guest Blogger 71700 at http://l.blogs.oxfam It's time to #SayEnough to violence against women http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-26-its-time-sayenough-violence-against-women <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-26-its-time-sayenough-violence-against-women"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/obe_1333_moz0936-lpr-cropped.jpg?itok=ixhrzLDR" width="210" height="110" alt="Stop violence against women" title="Stop violence against women" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-26-its-time-sayenough-violence-against-women"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: It's time to #SayEnough to violence against women</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">26 November 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>The violence that women and girls face is not inevitable. Nor will it naturally disappear. We must act! Not another girl or woman should have to suffer.</p> </div> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:31:38 +0000 Winnie Byanyima 71839 at http://l.blogs.oxfam This is not “bad luck", it is sexist violence http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/violence-against-women-is-not-bad-luck <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/violence-against-women-is-not-bad-luck"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/marcha1main.jpg?itok=hBgEQe0t" width="210" height="110" alt="Let&amp;#039;s join our voice and actions to say Enough! Let&amp;#039;s end violence against women." title="Let&amp;#039;s join our voice and actions to say Enough! Let&amp;#039;s end violence against women." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/violence-against-women-is-not-bad-luck"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: This is not “bad luck", it is sexist violence</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">25 November 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>We live in a society that accepts violence against women as normal and also accepts that men act in certain ways in order to command respect and to maintain a status quo and power.</p> </div> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 23:41:42 +0000 Damaris Ruiz 71306 at http://l.blogs.oxfam How to end inequality and poverty through fiscal and gender justice http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-07-how-end-inequality-poverty-through-fiscal-gender-justice <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-07-how-end-inequality-poverty-through-fiscal-gender-justice"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/78737lpr-raise-her-voice-project-1240.jpg?itok=myi_regd" width="210" height="110" alt="Tika Darlami (45) participates in a meeting of the &amp;#039;Nari Utthan&amp;#039; (translation: women ascending) Community Discussion Class. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam, Nepal, Surkhet District, Mid Western Region" title="Tika Darlami (45) participates in a meeting of the &amp;#039;Nari Utthan&amp;#039; (translation: women ascending) Community Discussion Class. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam, Nepal, Surkhet District, Mid Western Region" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-11-07-how-end-inequality-poverty-through-fiscal-gender-justice"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: How to end inequality and poverty through fiscal and gender justice</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">7 November 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Challenging gender inequality in economic decision making is one of the most powerful ways to change who benefits the most from the economy.</p></div> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:24:13 +0000 Guest Blogger 69089 at http://l.blogs.oxfam From Uganda to Cuba: women’s rights are central to equality http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-08-15-uganda-cuba-womens-rights-are-central-equality <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-08-15-uganda-cuba-womens-rights-are-central-equality"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oxfam-cuba-rural-women-jerome-680x340.jpg?itok=Ya5TIBCo" width="210" height="110" alt="Una mujer mira al horizonte en una zona rural de Cuba." title="Una mujer mira al horizonte en una zona rural de Cuba." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/16-08-15-uganda-cuba-womens-rights-are-central-equality"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: From Uganda to Cuba: women’s rights are central to equality </a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">15 August 2016</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Touching down in a hot Havana, the head of Oxfam International was quick to express her curiosity about our Caribbean island. We were intrigued and excited to meet her. Winnie Byanyima is a renowned African women’s rights activist, who through her work at Oxfam has stepped up the fight against economic inequality across the globe, and now she was here in Cuba! </p></div> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:17:38 +0000 Marianela Gónzalez 57990 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Violence as an effective mode of “Indian” communication http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-18-violence-effective-mode-indian-communication <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-18-violence-effective-mode-indian-communication"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/oxfam_india_violence_against_women.jpg?itok=kvMURTno" width="210" height="110" alt="Oxfam India believes in the ‘Right to Life with Dignity for All’." title="Oxfam India believes in the ‘Right to Life with Dignity for All’." /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-18-violence-effective-mode-indian-communication"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Violence as an effective mode of “Indian” communication </a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">18 December 2015</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>As a society that sanctions, legitimizes, and even applauds violence, how can India look selectively at just one manifestation? </p></div> Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:26:54 +0000 Guest Blogger 32033 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Gender Equality: Because It’s 2015! http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-10-gender-equality-because-its-2015 <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-10-gender-equality-because-its-2015"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/why-the-farq.jpg?itok=oGig1VIu" width="210" height="110" alt="Credit:Oxfam India" title="Credit:Oxfam India" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-12-10-gender-equality-because-its-2015"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Gender Equality: Because It’s 2015!</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">10 December 2015</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>Nisha Agrawal, Oxfam India’s CEO explains how an inclusive struggle to challenge and change social norms is our hope for gender equality.</p> </div> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:48:09 +0000 Guest Blogger 31242 at http://l.blogs.oxfam Ending Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: Let’s Make it Happen http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-11-25-ending-gender-based-violence-humanitarian-settings <div class="field field-name-blog-main-image-absolute"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-11-25-ending-gender-based-violence-humanitarian-settings"><div class="field field-name-field-main-blog-image"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://l.blogs.oxfam/sites/default/files/styles/blogmain-list-embed/public/blogimages/main/87440lpr-women-collect-wood-1240x680.jpg?itok=7vni9hp5" width="210" height="110" alt="Women gather wood outside Bor Camp, South Sudan. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam" title="Women gather wood outside Bor Camp, South Sudan. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam" /></div></a></div><h3 class="title blog-title"><a href="http://l.blogs.oxfam/en/blogs/15-11-25-ending-gender-based-violence-humanitarian-settings"><span class="node-type-icon node-type-blog"></span>Blog: Ending Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: Let’s Make it Happen</a></h3><div class="field field-name-post-date">25 November 2015</div><div class="field field-name-body"><p>As the 16 Days of Activism get underway in 2015, Oxafm is happy to share in launching new revised Guidelines for Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action -- a practical, field-tested tool for humanitarian actors and crisis-affected communities.</p></div> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:54:43 +0000 Guest Blogger 30174 at http://l.blogs.oxfam