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Interview with Hala Al-Karib: reflections and learning from the experience of Sudanese women's organising in the 2018-19 revolution

Sharing here a powerful 5minute (or long version available if you’re 40mins keen....!) interview with Hala Al-Karib, feminist activist and Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network).

In October 2020, Hala joined a FEMNET & Oxfam joint feminist advocacy and influencing workshop to share her reflections, learning and advice on the feminist what, WHY and how of highly-effective community-based…


Posted by Emily Brown on June 10, 2021 at 12:48

Oxfam Statement to the 65th Commission of the Status of Women, March 2021

Full statement here: https://undocs.org/E/CN.6/2021/NGO/83 ;

Statement Extract: 

Oxfam affirms that the substantive representation and participation of women

in all their diversity in public decision-making is critical for social progress, and the

fulfilment of human rights for all. Women have long organised and led environmental,

social justice, peace, labour and political movements to provide…


Posted by Emily Brown on February 26, 2021 at 14:32

New Resource: Keepers of the Land - Transformative Leadership for Women's Land Rights

Powerful new Oxfam training of trainers manual in support of Transformative Leadership for African Women's Land Rights programme. 

OXFAM together with its partners has developed a Training of Trainers (ToT) manual on Transformative Leadership for Women’s Land Rights (TLWR) as a product of a European Union (EU)…


Posted by Emily Brown on August 19, 2020 at 16:30


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