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September 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Gender and the Financial Crisis Workshop next Week

Oxfam Gb is holding a workshop on the 15th and 16th of September on Gender and the Financial Crisis, its impact and responses. For more information, contributions and links to the debate

Added by Ines on September 11, 2009 at 10:38 — No Comments

Women's political participation in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

Do look at this document about women's political participation in North Africa. Oxfam GB does not work in this region but it offers many intersting insights and opportunities for networking. http://www.awid.org/eng/Women-in-Action/Announcements2/UN-INSTRAW-CAWTAR-New-website-on-women-s-political-participation-in-Algeria-Morocco-and-Tunisia

Added by Ines on September 10, 2009 at 8:40 — 1 Comment

Mujeres Rurales en Campaña

En el marco del 28 de mayo, día de acción mundial por la salud de las mujeres, las compañeras de las organizaciones de Quiché y Petén estuvieron en la capital conversando con funcionarios, funcionarias y diputadas, les doy el enlace para que puedan ver el video.

Claudia Navas

Added by Claudia Navas Dangel on September 9, 2009 at 16:42 — 2 Comments

Por haber nacido mujeres

La semana pasada s epublicó una nota en un medio guatemalteco sensacionalista sobre el asesinato de una mujer, algo cotidiano en Guatemala, y hacían mucho énfasis en una nota que se encontró junto al cadaver, la mataron por infiel. Sobre esto publiqué mi columna del 27 de agosto en el vespertino La Hora que les copio.



Su delito, dice un rótulo escrito con mala ortografía fue haber sido infiel. Así lo reprodujeron periódicos y noticieros de radio y… Continue

Added by Claudia Navas Dangel on September 9, 2009 at 16:38 — No Comments

The second day in Antigua

The second day of the meeting of Latin American organizations that work with Oxfam's Raising Her Voices Project was really interesting, due to the fact that the latest advances, of the different projects, were presented, something that I saw very fit, since many of the strategies that have been valuable in other countries can be used as an example for the development of work in Guatemala. To share experiences, strategies, points of view and other things, I think, enriched our own plans, which… Continue

Added by Claudia Navas Dangel on September 8, 2009 at 0:32 — 3 Comments

Latest Right to Be Heard Update

0907 RTBH Update.pdf
For those of you who haven't received this via other channels, here is the latest RTBH Update - an informal newsletter of news from Oxfam's programmes and useful resources. This issue includes an introduction from Fran Equiza, our new Aim 4 lead. Do let me know what you think and please send me contributions for the next issue!

Added by Adrienne Hopkins on September 4, 2009 at 17:23 — No Comments

Women and Political Power


The Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

Women & Political Power

The proportion of seats held by women in parliament continues to rise slowly.

Averaging 18 percent across all chambers of parliament as of January 2009, women hold 30 percent or more of single or lower chamber seats in 24 countries and 30 percent or more of upper chamber seats in 15… Continue

Added by Ines on September 1, 2009 at 16:21 — No Comments

Promoting Gender Equity In Local Governance – A Toolkit

This draws on Latin American experience, but I imagine it'd be relevant anywhere.

Added by Jo Rowlands on September 1, 2009 at 13:31 — No Comments

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