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
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:
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On the 3rd of May 2012 Oxfam and The Lawyer’s circle hosted an evening networking reception as a side event to the International Association of Women Judges Conference. The event was titled “Breathing Life into the African Women’s Protocol” and sought to more widely promote the African Women’s Protocol in the preparation and prosecution of cases.
Added by Sonali Campion on May 23, 2012 at 16:19 — No Comments
Humanity stands on the threshold of history…a time that calls for all of us to stand on the right side of history and to make the right decision, not only in our own interest, but in the interest of generations to come.
These are watershed times that we are living in. We are facing, amongst others, a financial, food and fuel crisis. As humanity this is not the first time that we have faced crises of such epic proportions. However, throughout the centuries, the resolution of such…Continue
Added by Sonali Campion on April 4, 2012 at 14:53 — No Comments