gender justice

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Blog: Gender Equality: Because It’s 2015!

Nisha Agrawal, Oxfam India’s CEO explains how an inclusive struggle to challenge and change social norms is our hope for gender equality.

Climate march in Brussels, Belgium, 2 December 2018. Photo: Eric de Mildt

Blog: European elections 2019: A European spring for citizens worldwide?

The Head of our EU office shares her personal hope, that this spring, the EU will flourish and provide better policies for citizens in Europe and beyond.

International Women's Day 2019

Blog: Happy International Women's Day - Oxfam Celebrating Women All Across the World

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.

Valerie Mukangerero walks to her pineapple farm in Rwamurema village, eastern Rwanda. Photo: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville/Oxfam

Blog: Oxfam: Strengthening our roots

This past year the Oxfam confederation reached more people than ever before – 22.3 million – the majority women and girls. We did this largely via partnerships with more than 7,300 organizational allies around the world, helping them too to strengthen the ways they influence their own decision-makers. 

Oxfam handwashing station, Tondikwindi Treatment Center, Ouallum, Niger. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Blog: Seven crucial ways Oxfam continues to strengthen safeguarding systems worldwide

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.

Seafood worker in Indonesia. Photo: Adrian Mulya/The Sustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia

Blog: From Zero to Heroine: 4 ways supermarkets can better support women

Women are being paid poverty-level wages and enduring unsafe and degrading working conditions while struggling to put food on the table for their families. Supermarkets have the power to change this.

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

Blog: What is the Commission of the Status of Women, and why Oxfam is there

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.

Don't rape. Photo: Richard Potts

Blog: #TimesUp: No more silence. No more waiting. No more abuse.

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?

Photo: Arturo Cañedo - Oxfam

Blog: Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world

Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. Our team of experts there reviews how to tackle such extreme inequality.

Marching in Zambia: Oxfam’s grassroots "Enough!" campaign against violence against women. Credit Oxfam

Blog: Why addressing power is key to ending violence against women

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.

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