Raising Her Voice

Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

August 2010 Blog Posts (11)

Mother Land Flood Relief Campaign of Aurat Foundation

Mother land Flood Relief Campaign of Aurat Foundation

by Karachi Office…

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Added by Mahnaz Rahman on August 26, 2010 at 7:08 — No Comments

Nigeria's RHV project simplifies and translates the AU Protocol

Abridged AU Protocol.pdf


One of the celebrated milestones for the RHV project in Nigeria was the simplification and translation of the Protocol into Nigeria's 3 major languages. The abridged version brings to live the Protocol by depicting in reader friendly manner the Contents, Provisions and Benefits of each…
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Added by Hadeezah Haruna Usie on August 17, 2010 at 15:52 — 1 Comment

Asma Nawar — a journalist, politician and member of RHV 50 WLG departs in prime age



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Added by Asim Malik on August 6, 2010 at 18:08 — 1 Comment

Visit of Pakistan

Dear John,
Recently, you visited Pakistan Programme and met with women leaders, NCSW and AF team so would you like to share your feedback and findings and suggestions?

Added by Feroza Zahra on August 6, 2010 at 12:52 — 2 Comments

Possible funding source: NED

NED is an interesting organisation and a possible funding source for partners. Oxfam cannot apply for these funds - but if partners wish to apply for funds, they are very welcome.

http://www.ned.org/grantseekers/application-procedure

There are not many sources of funds for democratic governance and so I would advise all partners to look closely at this.

Added by johncropper on August 4, 2010 at 10:37 — 1 Comment

Story from the field: A Woman Intercepts the Regent for Health Services Budget Allocation

7 December 2009 may have been a historic day for a woman from Kegouda Village, Paniai Barat Distrik [-sub district], Paniai Regency, and not just for herself but for the entire community of Paniai Barat. On that day, starting from early morning, everyone was busy…

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Added by Sushanty on August 3, 2010 at 9:36 — No Comments

Assessment of Liberia, Nigeria and Tanzania's capacity to implement and monitor the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women

This is a very interesting document. There are clear models/lessons for other African countries - but I think that the methodology is much more broadly applicable.

State Capacity Asessment Report Final.doc

Added by johncropper on August 3, 2010 at 9:06 — No Comments

Program raises Papuan women’s stature

Published on The Jakarta Post (http://www.thejakartapost.com)…

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Added by Sushanty on August 3, 2010 at 5:26 — No Comments

UN Women - the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women



In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created…

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Added by Sushanty on August 3, 2010 at 5:22 — 4 Comments

‘Women now more aware of their rights’

HYDERABAD, (Sindh - Pakistan) 30 July 2010: Leaders and representatives of NGOs working for women’s rights have said that women today are more aware of their rights than before and have come out to protect them.

Speaking at a women’s assembly organised by Oxfam-GB and Aurat Foundation, they said that it was not fair to always talk about excesses against women and praised measures taken by the government to protect political,…
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Added by Asim Malik on August 2, 2010 at 7:10 — 1 Comment

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