Raising Her Voice

Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

June 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Nothing is Impossible: case study on Raising Her Voice programme in Nepal

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…

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Added by Sonali Campion on June 28, 2012 at 14:58 — 1 Comment

Illustrating power

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…

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Added by Sonali Campion on June 12, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Women and Girls Empowerment Project (WOGE) launched in Uganda

Article link http://www.ethiopiainvestor.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3242&Itemid=88

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…

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Added by Pam Inoti on June 11, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

From Participation to Power: Making Women’s Voices Count - RHV presentation overview + video link

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.’

 

View here: …

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Added by Sonali Campion on June 8, 2012 at 10:47 — No Comments

Femicide, anger and struggle: stories of women's activism in Honduras

Painful but powerful real-life experiences of women's activism in central America. Take a look:

 

http://www.oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/?p=9962

Added by Sonali Campion on June 8, 2012 at 10:36 — No Comments

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