The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and worsened the depth of inequality in West Africa. It has pushed millions into poverty. There is no end in sight due to the obscene global vaccine inequality, which means that less than 4% of West Africans had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as at September 2021, compared with 52% […]
This paper describes the approach to measuring social norms related to unpaid care work in Oxfam’s Household Care Survey (HCS), and discusses benefits and limitations of this approach. The HCS is a quantitative research tool developed through Oxfam’s Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care) programme. It measures adults’ and children’s time spent on unpaid care work […]
The study documents the incidence of domestic and workplace violence among Indian female agricultural workers, and the factors that put these women at risk of violence. Multiple years of nationally representative domestic violence data are analyzed, focusing on agricultural laborers. This analysis is supplemented by a literature review on working conditions for female tea plantation […]
The evidence can no longer be ignored: when women and feminist activists are able to use their collective power to challenge inequalities, they are having a transformational impact. From women’s rights organizations and movements breaking down harmful social norms, to political leaders advancing highly progressive policies, there is a growing body of evidence from feminist […]
This an example tool provided by Oxfam’s Protection Team in the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of the Resource Pack on Community-Based Protection. The document discusses access to services, advocacy, authority engagement, capacity strengthening, empowerment of women, referrals, sensitization and theory of change.
This is a case study produced by Andrea Pacheco, Protection Officer at Oxfam in Venezuela, and Yordy Bermúdez, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer at Azul Positivo, as part of the Resource Pack on Community-Based Protection. The document discusses access to services, community identification, COVID-19, negative coping strategies, referrals and service mapping.
This is a set of recommendations produced by Paola Álvarez, Protection Adviser at Fundación Mujer y Futuro, and Claudia Patricia Pinzón Moreno, former Humanitarian Officer at Oxfam in Colombia, as part of the Resources Pack on Community-Based Protection. The document discusses culture, empowerment of women and partnerships.