3 Key Lessons from the Pandemic – Valuing Women’s Work Community Learning

Aissa Boodhoo Gender, Women's Economic Empowerment

What a difference a year makes. Back in early 2020, reports of an emerging virus were starting to enter the news, but we had little appreciation of the scale of impact from the ensuing global pandemic, and how within Oxfam, Covid-19 would fundamentally change our ways of working. As we reflect on the year, here are some key lessons from …

What does Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) look like across Oxfam?

Aissa Boodhoo Women's Economic Empowerment

A Global Overview of 20 WEE Programmes and Projects in over 45 countries. We take a look at some of our WEE programmes below. Jump to thematic area examples Inclusive Markets and Value Chains Enterprise Development and Financial Inclusion Influencing Stakeholders Dignified and decent work Inclusive Markets and Value Chains What is it?  Inclusive market systems approaches focus on recognizing …

How entrepreneurship can support post-disaster recovery

Caroline Baxter Tresise Disasters, General, New Urbanism Leave a Comment

Post-disaster situations can open up opportunities for small businesses, boosting the local economy and enabling disaster-affected communities to support themselves. Caroline Baxter Tresise reflects on the role of coffee shops in Indonesia after the 2004 tsunami. The role of entrepreneurs in post-disaster community recovery should be supported and encouraged as entrepreneurs occupy key positions when assessing and planning for rapidly …