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From 2008-2013, Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme worked with 45 local partners, 141 community activist groups, and over 1,000 coalition members to create more effective governance systems by ensuring that women’s voices influence decisions about services, investments, policies and legal frameworks, from community, through to national and regional levels. 

This summary draws on findings from the 2013 independent final evaluation of the RHV programme and from Oxfam’s own final reporting to give just a flavour of our numerous combined achievements and impacts and shares highlights from our learning about core principles and strategies for supporting cost-effective, transformative governance work.

For more information read the full final evaluation.

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