Raising Her Voice

Empowering women to engage effectively in governance

March 2010 Blog Posts (17)

Helping rural women in The Philippines

I thought you would be interested to see this interesting mix of video and text from Oxfam GB in The Philippines. I like the way it gives people clear actions and shows them what they can do to help.


Added by johncropper on March 26, 2010 at 10:37 — No Comments

Gender Policy Adviser job with Oxfam

Broad focus is:

To work across the public policy and advocacy team, and with the research team within the programme policy team, with individuals and issue teams, to ensure gender analysis and related policy solutions are at the core of our advocacy, policy and research.


Added by johncropper on March 23, 2010 at 9:47 — No Comments

Community Radio

Many of you are using community radio or thinking about it. Some of you are very experienced (I know that Sandhya in Nepal has a lot of experience). I am sending you a link that (I hope) may help.


It is for the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters and the website has lots of regional links, which may be helpful.

Added by johncropper on March 18, 2010 at 15:13 — 2 Comments

Discussion: What blogs do you like and how can we raise them higher?

Firstly, I'm a new member to this group so I'll start with a brief introducation. My name is Ian and I'm a global digital campaigner based in Oxford. That basically means that I try and harness social networks like Facebook and Twitter and I also try and connect with bloggers and organisations that are blogging about relevant issues for our work. I do a lot of this with the Essential Services campaign.

So, I'm working on a project that wants to provide an online platform (fancy…


Added by Ian Sullivan on March 17, 2010 at 15:30 — 3 Comments

First newsletter from RHV in Armenia

Great newsletter from the team in Armenia - well done everyone!

RHV in Armenia_Newsletter no. 1.pdf

Added by johncropper on March 16, 2010 at 11:11 — 4 Comments

More photos from Nepal

Please have a look at these photos from RHV in Nepal - showing how we are bring issues of gender and governance to remote rural areas.


Added by johncropper on March 15, 2010 at 10:01 — No Comments

Facebook button within RHV ning site

Just click the facebook button to open up the facebook site for RHV

Added by johncropper on March 12, 2010 at 22:17 — 2 Comments

Have a look at some great photos posted by RHV in Nepal

These are great photos - good to see delegations of community women meeting Ministers.

Added by johncropper on March 12, 2010 at 13:12 — No Comments

Check out: RHV on twitter and facebook

You can follow RHV on twitter at:

www.twitter.com/raisinghervoice - and

Please circulate as widely as possible.

Added by johncropper on March 10, 2010 at 13:36 — No Comments

Voices from the grassroots of Papua-Indonesia, Maria Pigai and friends... on OGB side event @CSW 5 Mar 2010

I am Shanty …I am speaking instead of Maria Pigai, a member of a women group in the Paniai district of the Papua Province of Indonesia, involved in the RHV work. Maria was supposed to be here but at the last minute could not attend.

Before that, I would like to give some information on the context:

Indonesia has undergone rapid decentralization in the past few years, particularly of essential public services. Village development plans feed into sub-district and district plans,… Continue

Added by Sushanty on March 10, 2010 at 9:11 — No Comments

Introduction on OGB Side Event at CSW, NY, 5 Mar 2010


I am Shanty from Oxfam in Indonesia. Welcome to our event . In our session we are going to hear from women working on political women’s participation and leadership across the…


Added by Sushanty on March 10, 2010 at 8:59 — No Comments

Shanty's diary on CSW meeting 2010 part 2.

2 March

I was joining morning session (10AM-12PM): Women in Decision making; Where are we, years after Beijing, organized by NGOCC. This is an interesting session. Everybody agreed that we are on the right track but we have to accelerate the speed. Detail info is available on:…


Added by Sushanty on March 10, 2010 at 8:50 — No Comments

Beijing + 15 NGO statement - please circulate as widely as possible

Last week Fiona and Ines (leading the Raising Her Voice participaton at CSW) were involved with a small group in drafting a statement on behalf of European NGOs to protest about the vacuous nature of the official CSW Declaration which had been agreed before the meeting, and the huge difficulties for NGOs and civil society in…


Added by johncropper on March 9, 2010 at 14:34 — No Comments

Raising Her Voice events @ CSW

Good luck to everyone at the different RHV events - hope everything goes well - really looking forward to hearing about it.

Added by johncropper on March 5, 2010 at 14:26 — No Comments

Linking this site http://raisinghervoice.ning.com to facebook

Just linked this network with facebook - ID is Raising Her Voice - let's see what happens!

Added by johncropper on March 3, 2010 at 17:02 — No Comments

Shanty's diary at CSW meeting 2010

25 February

I just arrive. Jetlag..... after 28 hour flying crossing the word........ tired....but happy....…


Added by Sushanty on March 2, 2010 at 20:08 — 1 Comment

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