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International Women’s Day: Poor women in Southeast Asia still suffer from the impact of global economic crisis

Monday, March 8th, 2010 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

LIVE blog from G20 started

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fifty selected bloggers from around the world starts blogging LIVE today from London G20 Summit 2009.  G20Voice bloggers is a joint project by Oxfam, Comic Relief, ONE Campaign and Save the Children.

MY MOST MEMORABLE DINNER

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Nist Pianchupat Nakhon Pathom Province, Thailand _Two bottles of strawberry sparkling soda were brought out when we arrived at this deserted residential building. They were gently placed before us on the mottled cement floor. A woman looking in her mid ...

Cambodian women face bleak future following abrupt layoff as financial crisis worsens

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 2 Comments »

http://khmerization.blogspot.com/2009/03/cambodias-garment-workers-hit-by.html Phnom Penh, Cambodia It was hard to believe that these three small women are labor union activists particularly when you hear their soft voices _ the kind of voices that gave an impression of shyness. But as they were recalling about ...

Paying the Price for the Economic Crisis

Monday, March 30th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

New research by Oxfam International uncovers a hidden aspect of the global economic crisis – its impact on women.

Nam Thang Long story

Monday, March 2nd, 2009 Posted in Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen | No Comments »

The economic crisis has showed a visible impact here in the industrial park halfway between the centre of Ha Noi and its international airport. Laid off workers are checking empty bulletin boards hoping to find new recruitments. Binh sat in a corner ...