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Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

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March 2017 GADN Consultancy: Development of Gender in Political Analysis Practitioners’ Guidance Note

Short-term Consultancy - March 2017 The GADN Women’s Participation and Leadership (WPL) working group is seeking a short-term consultant to support the working group in the development of a ‘Practitioners Guidance Note’ around Gender in Political Analysis and Politically-smart Programming, aiming to ground future sector practice around political analysis and politically-smart programming in a better understanding of women’s political empowerment and women’s leadership. Full ToRs available…See More
Mar 20
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New Oxfam Research Backgrounder: Transformative, Feminist Leadership for Women's Rights."

The complex threats to women’s rights today, particularly in societies dealing with conflict, poverty, and inequality, requires a critical mass of feminist leaders to lead the way in shifting oppressive power dynamics that keep harmful systems in place.Women’s organizations and movements are creating alternative models, ones that foreground feminist principles, creatively dismantling and creating alternatives to oppressive structures and norms, to manifest collective visions for change.…See More
Feb 17
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In My Hand - بئيدي (Song on Gender Equality)

The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University focuses on advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality....
Oct 3, 2016
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Jun 14, 2016
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مقطع من الفلم الوثائقي " امرأتنا في السياسة و المجتمع" لرابطة الناخبات التونسيات اخراج : أنيسة داود .
Mar 3, 2016
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Dec 21, 2015
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Jun 22, 2015
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Women leadership program in Surkhet-English

Script\Direction: Saroj Koirala Produced by Radio Sagarmatha for Oxfam, 2015
Jun 19, 2015
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Ahmad Ghourabi, l’étudiant qui veut faire avancer les droits des femmes....

For all French speakers amongst you....this article from Oxfam's Lana programme (meaning "ours" in Arabic) currently being supported in Lebanon, Jordan, and Northern Iraq.Lana aims to increase women’s meaningful participation in the way decisions are made in the home, community, and wider society (so the private and public spheres) with the aim of…See More
Jun 12, 2015
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Time For Women To Lead....Join our Call to Action

Women’s participation in national politics across the Middle East and North Africa is the LOWEST in the world. But there are women who want to make change happen and want to actively engage in political and civic life throughout the region. Where women have been involved as such – social, economic and political gender inequality has reduced. But more needs to be done – we need to give women a voice, especially those of the most vulnerable and marginalized. Across the region, Oxfam is working…See More
May 12, 2015
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Celebrated Honduran women’s rights defender Gladys Lanza found guilty of defamation - Take Action

Raising Her Voice friends and family may recognise Gladys Lanza - a Honduran feminist activist and representative of Visitacion Padilla, our long-time women's rights partner in Honduras. Gladys was recently found guilty of defamation - for defending a woman who accused a well-connected government official of sexual harassment. "The verdict is aimed at sending a powerful message to all defenders of women’s rights in the country: “If you don’t want to be prosecuted, stay silent.”Please join us in…See More
Mar 20, 2015
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Have you ever felt like no one's listening to you? Do you think it's fair...? No Oxfam doesn't either. That's why Raising Her Voice http://www.oxfam.org.uk/raisinghervoice Oxfam's global programme of work to support women's political voice,…
Jan 23, 2015
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Add your Voice Urgently - Call upon the Nigerian Senate to Pass the VAPP Bill into Law

Friends and members of this online community may remember the small contribution that RHV funding and our solidarity made to the Nigerian women's movement's Herculean efforts to progress the Violence Against Peoples Prohibition Bill through the courts. Today, the campaign is asking for you help to call upon the Nigerian Senate to pass the Bill through its final of 3 readings.  …See More
Jan 23, 2015
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New Resource: Progress on women's empowerment: from technical fixes to political action

Helpful overview from the Overseas Development Institute of key development theories and concepts shaping women's empowerment thinking today and how these are put into action.....a good reminder for all of us and useful sections for sharing with non-gender colleagues (plus a great bibliography!)Key messages:- Women’s empowerment is a process of personal and social change through which they gain power, meaningful choices and control over their lives.- There are many pathways to women’s…See More
Jan 12, 2015
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Raising Her Voice

Have you ever felt like no one's listening to you? Do you think it's fair...? No Oxfam doesn't either. That's why Raising Her Voice http://www.oxfam.org.uk/r...
Aug 12, 2014
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Young Feminist Fund - FRIDA's 2014 Call for Proposals

After four years since it’s founding, FRIDA remains the only youth-led fund in the world focused exclusively on supporting global young feminist activism.FRIDA's Young Feminist Fund is now open for applications - for full details, please head over to the website for application details! The call is open from 23 June – 28 July, 2014 5 reasons why…See More
Jul 8, 2014

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March 2017 GADN Consultancy: Development of Gender in Political Analysis Practitioners’ Guidance Note

Short-term Consultancy - March 2017

 

The GADN Women’s Participation and Leadership (WPL) working group is seeking a short-term consultant to support the working group in the development of a ‘Practitioners Guidance Note’ around Gender in Political Analysis and Politically-smart Programming, aiming to ground future sector practice around political analysis and politically-smart programming in a better understanding of women’s political…

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Posted on March 20, 2017 at 7:30

New Oxfam Research Backgrounder: Transformative, Feminist Leadership for Women's Rights."

The complex threats to women’s rights today, particularly in societies dealing with conflict, poverty, and inequality, requires a critical mass of feminist leaders to lead the way in shifting oppressive power dynamics that keep harmful systems in place.

Women’s organizations and movements are creating alternative models, ones…

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Posted on February 17, 2017 at 18:04

New paper: Transformative Leadership for Women's Rights in Africa: Learning from Oxfam's work

There are 22 in our council.  We women are only 8…but the men are noisy but not effective. If men are not accounting, we will. We’re showing a different way of doing things.” Councillor, Kitgum, Northern Uganda

Oxfam’ believes that women’s own agency is central to achieving lasting change at all levels - in households, communities, businesses, and decision-making spaces across the world. Our ‘Gender Justice’ work – in Africa and…

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Posted on January 23, 2017 at 18:49

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