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E.g., 12/11/2019
E.g., 12/11/2019
Photo by Kaung Htet/Oxfam
"So today, on International Women’s Day, we are saying no more murder, rape and beatings; no more being robbed of land; no more ignoring women’s role as peace-builders and –makers. We want an end to women doing most of the unpaid care work and being paid less than men for the...
Photo by Kaung Htet/Oxfam
Women across the globe are facing new threats which risk dismantling decades of hard-won rights and de-railing the effort to end extreme poverty, Oxfam warns today. Ahead of International Women’s Day next week, the international aid agency says that the renewal of the global gag rule...
MPs asked to protect Myanmar’s poorest farmers from the risks of large-scale agribusiness
Farmers across Myanmar are at risk of losing their land, being buried in debt and sidelined in Myanmar’s rush to develop if policies protecting the interests of small-scale farmers are not put in place, civil society organisations say in a meeting with government officials and MPs today in...
Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared
Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who form the poorest half of the world's population, reveals an Oxfam report published today as global political and business elites gather in Davos for...
Women in th IDPs' camp filling the form for cash distribution by Oxfam. Photo by: Oxfam
Women in Myanmar are losing out from a closed and unfair budget process and changes must be made to address this, says a coalition of NGOs working on women’s rights and political accountability in Myanmar. A Case for Gender Budgeting in Myanmar, a report by Women’s Organisation Network...
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