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‘Women’s Rights’ posts

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

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

Unlocking women’s potential from the grassroots up

Friday, 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

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

Thursday, 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.

Women’s power against disasters

Monday, March 30th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Philippines, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Why mobilizing women’s leadership is critical to effective Disaster Risk Reduction

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Women's Rights | No Comments »

“No matter how much the ground shakes, we will remain calm in our hearts.” (Quote from a group of women from Iwakiri district of Sendai, Japan)

When Women Own a Piece of Land  

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

In a one’s lifetime, a piece of land is certainly among the most important material possessions the person could have. Yet, more than 1 billion people – nearly one fifth of the world’s population cannot have their most basic needs ...

The Women Climate Fighters of Nepal

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Inequality, Nepal, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Krishnaa Budha: Water that Changes the Village Residents of Tolepani village in Dailekh, Nepal, had virtually no water to drink. Women had to walk down to Lohorey river for 2 hours for a couple of pitchers of drinking water. Without water, ...

A Story of Zarina Charan

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Sindh, Pakistan _  Zarina Charan was looking optimistic to live a full, secure life. The Pakistani lady from Nihal Charan Village was planning to grow grains and fodder crops instead of cash crops, rationalizing that buying food items from market ...