Grace Aloyo, 23 and Mark Olara, 30 years old, have been married for 7 years and they have 5 children, including a pair of twin girls. The three older children go to school. They are farmers who grow millet, maize, sorghum, pigeon peas and simsim. “I mainly sell sorghum. I put aside 3 acres of land for maize and pigeon peas. We use oxen to cultivate the land,” Aloyo says. Credit: Julius Ceaser Kasujja/Oxfam

#WEEForumchat – Unpaid Care Work

Gender, Women's Economic Empowerment

Oxfam and the Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agriculture Knowledge Hub, recently held a Twitter chat on unpaid care and women’s economic empowerment for the WEE Global Learning Forum. As part of a day long Twitter event hosted by the SEEP Network and Banyan Global, this was part of wider debates around WEE. Below is a summary of the discussions which took place.