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The Women Leaders

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational...

Video: Ending violence against women in Lebanon

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ...

'The Power of We' in Azerbaijan: An impossible dream

In rural Azerbaijan, many women shoulder the burden of caring for their families and earning a living while their husbands migrate to Russia to find work. For 'Blog Action Day', Azeri blogger...

Women and girls spend several hours a day collecting water often standing in baking heat. They then carry the heavy jerry cans home, either on their heads or tied to the end of poles.

Oxfam responds to The Human Security Report 2012

Ed Cairns Oxfam's Senior Policy Adviser on humanitarian advocacy research responds to The Human Security Report 2012 from Canada's Simon Fraser University. ...

Top 10 Oxfam videos

Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million...

Olympics facts, fair food and flying fish: The latest blogs in brief

Did you know Trailwalker and Trailtrekker participants together walked a whopping 157,200 miles this year - nearly 20 times the distance the Olympic torch travelled before it reached the Olympic...

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa...

A radical approach to women's rights

Radical Muslim clerics might be the least likely people to speak out against the injustices facing women in the Arab world. Yet in the patriarchal society of Jordan, religious leaders are challenging...

Women filtering honey at the Agunta Primary Cooperative at Dangla. Credit: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Forget the Apprentice: women using business as a force for change

Gender & Development editor Caroline Sweetman on the inspirational stories of social enterprise supporting women's empowerment in the business and enterprise issue of the journal. ...

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