women's rights

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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.

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.

Women in Chhattisgarh collecting forest produces from their village forest. Photo: Oxfam India

Blog: Forest as commons and women’s land rights: Reflections from India

How can we harness the power of collective rights of marginalized women in India to strengthen, safeguard and enrich their lives and the land, forests and waters they protect?

Rebecca Nyawal, South Sudan. "Every night we pray for peace." Photo: Rhea Catada/Oxfam

Blog: Dreaming of Peace: The Women Inside South Sudan's Protection of Civilians Camp

Heart-break and hope: the women we work with inside the Malakal Protection of Civilian site in South Sudan. Since the conflict's start in 2015, we've reached over 500,000 people with emergency and longer-term support.

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.

Women's rights activist Domin Dhamayanti. Credit: Adrian Mulya/Sustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia

Blog: Behind Indonesia's seafood sector: Domin's fight for the rights of women workers

Read this inspiring story of one woman's intense commitment to fight for the rights of women workers in Indonesia's seafood sector.

Activists demonstrate outside a Whole Foods in Boston as part of the launch of Oxfam's Behind the Barcodes campaign. Credit: Elizabeth Stevens/Oxfam

Blog: Supermarkets: Time to end the human suffering in your supply chains

The global food industry generates billions in revenue every year, but the rewards are increasingly skewed toward the powerful. Our new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, calls on supermarkets around the world to fight the human suffering in their supply chains.

A water community group meeting in Allan, Salt governorate, Jordan. Credit: Alixandra Buck/Oxfam

Blog: How one community in Jordan is raising women's voices - and ensuring clean water is not wasted

With the support of Global Affairs Canada, Oxfam is working with community members, partners, and the Government of Jordan to improve water governance. And now the voices of the community's women are being heard.

Fight inequality, beat poverty.

Blog: What’s Wrong with Wealth? Inequality.

Don’t be fooled. What has become increasingly clear over the years, is that there’s no way we’re going to end poverty unless we tackle extreme wealth too.

Colombia woman farmer. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: Colombia's challenge: addressing land inequality and consolidating peace

Colombia has the most unequal distribution of land in Latin America, yet equitable access to land is a decisive factor for consolidating peace in Colombia.

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