A map of East Africa outlined on the chalkboard of a school in an oil resettlement village near Hoima, Uganda. Credit: Andrew Bogrand Oxfam US

Low costs, high risks, and empty promises? The price of oil in East Africa

Climate Change, Land rights, Natural Resources

If constructed, the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) would become the world’s longest heated pipeline. Communities that will be impacted are worried about their land, money, environment, and future. Oxfam is urging project developers and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to listen to these communities and take immediate action.

A discussion on how to raise working women's voices, Mexico.

Strengthening and making Mexico’s working women’s political voices heard

Gender, Her Series, Land rights, Participation and Leadership, Women's Economic Empowerment

The 13th AWID International Forum takes place this week. Jana introduces us to why Oxfam Mexico and the National Coordination of Human Rights Defenders of Women’s Labor Rights(Mexico) will be …