end violence against women and girls

Photo: Arpit. Credit: Atul Loke/Oxfam

Blog: A Champion of Change for Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

Arpit was exposed to violence and gender inequality from a young age. Through Oxfam's Creating Spaces project, he now has seen how he could help change how his father treated his mother.

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Blog: “A Woman Has To Like It” And Other Myths of Machismo

The experience or threat of harassment and abuse are very real and present in the everyday lives of women across the world. A powerful personal blog on how we can all fight the social norms that enable violence against women.

Malawi's First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika, with fellow Oxfam Ambassadors on ending violence against women and girls at the EVAWG event in Phalombe District, Malawi. Credit: Watipaso Kaliwo/Oxfam

Blog: Changing attitudes in Malawi, to end violence against women

Nikki van der Gaag, Oxfam GB’s Director of Women’s Rights, reports from rural Malawi, where Oxfam is working with the First Lady to end gender-based violence and promote gender equality.

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?

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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Blog: What role do you play in normalizing violence against women?

Society has a long list of absurd reasons and excuses for the rape of womxn and gender-non-binary people. Silence is complicity. Here are some tips on how, instead, you can be part of the solution.

Berta Caceres home. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Independent investigation reveals new details on the plot behind Berta Cáceres’ murder

The murder of Berta Caceres, the Honduran indigenous rights leader, was part of a plot meant to silence the opposition to the construction of an illegitimate hydroelectric project, according a team of international human rights lawyers.

Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women.

Blog: Jealousy is NO excuse for violence against women

In the run up to 16 Days of Activism, Muthoni Muriithi, Oxfam's Enough Campaigner in Africa, explains our new campaign which tackles jealousy as a cause of domestic violence. Follow #JealousyIsNoExcuse or #LosCelosNoSonExcusa on social media to add your voice!

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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