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.
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.
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.
COP22 was a defiant call to action from developing countries in the wake of the US election result, while rich countries continued to neglect the need for new funds to support those most vulnerable to climate change.
Oxfam's Advocacy Manager in the Central African Republic, Isidore Ngueuleu looks at the hopes and fears of those most affected by the latest international donor conference for Central African Republic.