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.

Love is not violent.

Blog: St Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships, Challenging Violence

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.

Women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: The women challenging gender discrimination and violence in rural China

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.

Farming in Bolivia. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Land and inequality in Latin America: a harsh reality unearthed

Land inequality in Latin America is worse today than in decades, with women being particularly marginalized. The future of sustainable and inclusive development of much of the continent depends on redressing this.

March for Berta Caceres

Blog: 31 Women Activists Murdered in 2015 - You Can Help Stop the Violence

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.

Stop violence against women

Blog: It's time to #SayEnough to violence against women

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.

Let's join our voice and actions to say Enough! Let's end violence against women.

Blog: This is not “bad luck", it is sexist violence

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.

Tika Darlami (45) participates in a meeting of the 'Nari Utthan' (translation: women ascending) Community Discussion Class. Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam, Nepal, Surkhet District, Mid Western Region

Blog: How to end inequality and poverty through fiscal and gender justice

Challenging gender inequality in economic decision making is one of the most powerful ways to change who benefits the most from the economy.

Barbara Chinyeu (36), a widow in Zambia. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Blog: Tax Justice is a Human Rights Issue

Oxfam and Tax Justice Network are today launching an essay competition on tax justice and human rights. The competition invites practitioners and students from around the world to explore ways in which governments of developing countries and/or civil society in any country can use existing laws to protect human rights in the face of tax injustice.

Women gather wood outside Bor Camp, South Sudan. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

Blog: Ending Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Settings: Let’s Make it Happen

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.

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