What are the best desalination solutions?

Amy Moran Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Leave a Comment

As levels of salt in the world’s water systems rise, access to drinking water is a major concern. What desalination solutions are available? And how should NGOs be using these technologies? Our new briefing provides an overview of existing and emerging technology for cost-efficient and low-energy desalination in Asia. In this podcast Oxfam’s Tom Wildman, and Chinmayee Subban and Kate Boden from the University …

Would you care more about inequality, if you understood the scale of it?

Amy Moran Inequality, Methodology Leave a Comment

This podcast looks at people’s perceptions of inequality, what they care about and what they want done about it. Taken from research commissioned for Oxfam by Christopher Hoy at the Australia National University, we give an insight into how this data can be used for campaigning work. As part of Oxfam’s release of Reward Work, Not Wealth for the World Economic …

‘Domestic work cannot be the only destiny’: Interview with FENATRAD

Amy Moran Gender, Women's Economic Empowerment Leave a Comment

At the recent AWID Forum in Brazil, Oxfam talked to Creuza Oliveira, President of the National Federation of Domestic Workers (FENATRAD) of Brazil. Below she comments on the importance of the Forum, the advances made for Brazilian workers and the impact of inequality.  ccording to Oxfam report Privileges that Deny Rights, Latin America´s women have an employment rate that is …

The Oxfam partners meet up at AWID 2016.

Womens rights in Mexico: Interview with ProDESC and ACASAC

Amy Moran Gender Leave a Comment

Recently at the AWID Forum 2016 we interviewed two of Oxfam Mexico’s partners to talk about the challenges and opportunities they face as women’s rights organisations in the country. We spoke to Norma Cacho from Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, A.C. (ProDESC) and Teresa Olvera from Asesoría, Capacitación y Asistencia en Salud, A.C. (ACASAC). Oxfam: Tell us about your organisation …

‘We want recognition of our uniqueness’: Interview with Criola NGO in Brazil

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Oxfam recently attended the 13th international AWID Forum, a unique space for women’s rights organization and feminist movements to come together. We took this opportunity to speak with the many organizations that we work with who further women’s rights and gender justice. Below is an interview between Oxfam Brazil and one of their partners, activist Jurema Werneck, who speaks on …