domestic violence

Tika Darlami's daughter Tulsa receives a text message on her phone. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

Blog: Can social media help end violence against women and girls?

On 27th April, in South Africa,

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Blog: 87 seconds to capture five years of change. Can it be done?

For five years Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) program worked with 45 local partners, 141 community activist groups in 17 countries to support poor women to participate in, influence and lead the decisions that affect their lives.

Raise her voice sites that make women's invisibility visible

Blog: Raising Her Voice: Feminism around the world

We asked activists around Oxfam and beyond to nominate some of their favorite, most inspiring feminist activist sites.

Have you ever felt like no-one’s listening to you? Challenging women’s invisibility

Blog: Raising her voice: making women’s invisibility, visible

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 women's political voice, participation and leadership has been changing this so that for millions of women worldwide.

The series "From shadow into light" is shown in streets of Bamako, Gao et Timbuktu, Mali. Photo: Vincent Tremeau/Oxfam

Blog: From shadow into light: tackling gender violence through photography

As part of the international campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence,” Oxfam in Mali, Wildaf - a local partner - and International Medical Corps launched an exhibition in Bamako, Gao and Timbuktu, entitled “From shadow into light”.

Photo of Aruna Kumari Kori speaking at the event

Blog: India's Domestic Violence Act: first state-level stock taking

In collaboration with the civil society collective in Lucknow, Oxfam India recently organized the first state-level stock taking in Uttar Pradesh on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005. This was to cooincide with International Human Rights Day and the concluding day of 16 Days of Activism.

Jim Clarken sits among women at Shaheen

Blog: India: Women resist gender based violence

Despite progressive legislation on women’s rights the reality in rural communities in India is far different. Jim Clarken, Executive Director of Oxfam Ireland, visited Hyderabad and met some inspirational women from Oxfam partners combating the exploitation and abuse of women.

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