Why is debt a feminist issue? And why is it time to advance alternatives to GDP? Rachel Noble reports back from an inspiring gathering of the International Association for Feminist Economics in Cape Town.
We know women have to be at the heart of designing and delivering the response to the region’s water problems, says Oxfam MENA’s Sally Abi Khalil. She sets out four principles for a fresh, feminist approach to managing water.
In our second blog for International Women’s Day, Jiselle Steele and Fernanda Dezotti highlight five ways gender experts say firms can transform gender balance at the top.
Victoria Stetsko introduces Oxfam’s “Feminist Power” campaign for International Women’s Day, where we’ll be celebrating organisations across the globe fighting for rights and respect for women and queer people
Amy Croome reports back on a very different kind of discussion on shifting power and resources – one led by local activists and organisations
Grassroots groups are helping improve the living and working conditions of hundreds of thousands of low-income women in urban informal settlements across India. By organising and influencing local service providers, local women help improve the reach and quality of local services, strengthen resilience to climate change and now provide awareness-raising and practical support about Covid-19. To date, they have helped …
Jorritt Kaminga looks at how women’s involvement in Afghan Peace Talks has changed since 2014.
For International Youth Day Sharon Settecasse looks at what lessons the development sector, and especially those working with young women, could take from the popular children’s book, ‘Room on the Broom’. Room on the Broom is a children’s book packed with lessons for children, and, as it turns out, for the development sector. It is story of a witch who, …
We arrive in the village in Larache province in Morocco via several wrong turns and a long bumpy earth road that wasn’t really a road at all, to find a huge tent erected on a patch of grass. A large number of women are all shouting animatedly into a microphone. As we enter the tent, an older woman is speaking: …
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