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Gender Action Learning inspires Oxfam’s partners to rethink about “Gender”

July 20th, 2016 Posted in Cambodia, Vietnam/Việt Nam, Women empowerment, Women's Rights | No Comments »

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From Bangkok to Dhaka: My Journey to Create Impact at Scale

July 9th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Bangladesh, Change, food security, Gender Equality | No Comments »

Entrepreneurship development and empowerment are complementary to each other particularly in the gender context in which women involvement is involved. In Bangladesh where I come from, there is a growing class of women entrepreneurs who are taking the challenge to work in the male-dominated, competitive and complex economic and business environment and thereby contributing to the country’s economic growth.

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Barpak Conference 2016: “We feel you have come here to help us move forward”

May 30th, 2016 Posted in Humanitarian, Nepal | No Comments »

Written by Prasen Khati

“This is the first national conference organised in our village. We feel you have come to share our grief and help us move forward. We so much appreciate you coming here.”

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Nepal, One Year On

April 25th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Humanitarian, Land rights, Nepal | No Comments »

Millions still displaced or in temporary shelters, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

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Unlocking women’s potential from the grassroots up

April 15th, 2016 Posted in Gender Equality, Nepal, Pakistan, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta

What will these village women do or say in such a high level conference? Look at their photos[on visa application], it doesn’t look like they will understand anything, let alone contribute.” – Anonymous government official

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My First Step to Innovation

March 2nd, 2016 Posted in Asia, Philippines | 8 Comments »

“Not being creative and innovative enough” was a resounding response when we were asked about our worries as participants to the five-day workshop on innovation dubbed as Impact@Scale.

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Utilizing remittance for access to financial and enterprise services for rural women in Nepal

January 18th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Nepal | No Comments »


Rural enterprise development is a key to poverty alleviation in Nepal as the government’s 13th development plan includes micro-enterprise development as part of strategy for poverty reduction.

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Asian women farmers demand climate funds from leaders at the Paris climate talks

December 10th, 2015 Posted in Asia, Climate change adaptation, community rights, food security, Women's Rights | No Comments »


Mayaboti Coach, a 46-year old farmer, lives in Rangtia village, which is located at the Northern border of Bangladesh. She is a member of an indigenous group referred to as the “Coach” community.

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