Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance
Women in Nepal experience discrimination in all areas of their lives. The goal of Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice programme is to ensure that public policy making reflects the interests of poor and marginalized women in the country, especially by increasing their participation and influence in community decision-making bodies that have a particular impact on their lives. This case study – one of a series of Programme Insights on Local Governance and Community Action – shows the remarkable success…Continue
See the powerpoints attached for illustrated examples of different types of power and some of the interations between them. The first is a series of fun cartoons while the second outlines the Power Cube approach.
Both are great resources - they can be used to help communicate contrasting forms of power, or as a tool to identify power structures and plan actions accordingly.
You can also find other useful tools and guides on the new Raising Her Voice Resources…Continue
Added by Sonali Campion on June 12, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments
WOGE: A Unique Women and Girls Empowerment Initiative
As the world approaches 2015, a critical time to measure the success in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), two…Continue
Added by Pam Inoti on June 11, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments
RHV presentation delivered May 17th 1-2pm as part of the Governance and Transparency Fund public meeting series: ‘Demanding accountability from the bottom up’: examining what works, what does not work, and why.’
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Added by Sonali Campion on June 8, 2012 at 10:47 — No Comments
Painful but powerful real-life experiences of women's activism in central America. Take a look:
Added by Sonali Campion on June 8, 2012 at 10:36 — No Comments