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Bethan Cansfield

Bethan Cansfield

Bethan is the Head of Oxfam's new worldwide campaign Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls. Prior to joining Oxfam, she was Womankind Worldwide's acting Head of Policy and Advocacy.

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St. Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Healthy Relationships and Challenging Violence

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This Saint Valentine’s Day, Bethan Cansfield and Lourdes Montero look at what it means to have a healthy relationship and how unhealthy ones may be formed. oday, many couples, in many countries will be celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day – or ‘El día de los enamorados’ (‘Day of Lovers’) in some Latin American countries. Whilst a chance to celebrate the spectrum …

Global marches were held on 15 June 2016, demanding justice for Berta Cáceres, the Honduran land rights activist murdered on 3 March 2016.

31 women activists murdered in 2015: You can help stop the violence

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International Women Human Rights Defenders Day was November 29th, you can support women on the front line defending rights. erta Cáceres was murdered in March 2016. Berta was peacefully opposing a dam project being built in her community. For this she paid with her life. Around the world, women human rights defenders*, like Berta, are threatened, attacked and murdered for …