Why ‘care’ about development?

Belen Sobrino Gender, Her Series, Women's Economic Empowerment Leave a Comment

In this second instalment of our Her Series, Belén Sobrino from Oxfam Intermon sets the case to keeping unpaid care work high on the SDG agenda, and reminds us of the importance in ensuring we reduce the the burden of care, not just the work itself. omen around the world invest 2.5 times more time than men in unpaid care …

Tale of Buguru Chitamma: How a cooperative transformed fisher women into leaders

Ranjana Das Gender, Her Series, Women's Economic Empowerment Leave a Comment

How can cooperatives help women to lead and take control of their livelihoods? In the first of our new ‘Her Series’ pieces, Savvy Soumya & Ranjana Das from Oxfam India takes us through an initiative in Odisha where women are working together in fishing communities.  With a striking red bindi, about the size of a coin, and a radiant smile …

Commentaries on women’s economic empowerment

Francesca Rhodes Gender, Her Series, Women's Economic Empowerment Leave a Comment

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new blogging series focusing on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and equality with contributors from Oxfam, INGOs, women’s organisations and academia. Francesca Rhodes, Gender Policy Advisor, introduces the series.  hroughout August, Oxfam Policy and Practice in collaboration with the WEE Agriculture Knowledge Hub, will be hosting and highlighting discussions and research on women’s …