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World Rural Women’s Day Celebration in Ghana

Monday, November 10th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, Gender, Ghana, GROW Campaign | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rural women's march in Garu.[/caption] “Women are the unsung heroes in the rural areas who struggle to keep their families together and yet the only acknowledgement of their tremendous contribution is the usual ‘behind every successful man, ...

Working through the Gender Lenses

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 Posted in English, Gender, Ghana | No Comments »

Every Gender Sensitive Indicator is supposed to measure at least the gap between men and women; the different roles, responsibilities and access to resources of different members of society; gauge progress towards achieving gender equality goals and disaggregate data by ...

Liberia: New innovation, new opportunities: Nelly Barlone Story

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 Posted in English, Sierra Leone, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2103" align="alignleft" width="345"] “The training has added great value to my work especially at a time when most international organizations are reducing their staff to a much smaller and effective team” Nelly Barlone .[/caption] Nelly Barlone is a career ...

Oxfam lobbying on women’s rights at the UN

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 Posted in English, Gender | No Comments »

 Nkechi Nwankwo, West Africa Regional Gender Adviser, attending the 52nd United Nations convention on the Status of Women (CSW)  in New York from February 25 - March 7, 2008.  Her blogs share some of her experiences at the meeting. Day 1 As ...