Amal: hope for the women of the Arab spring

Amal: hope for the women of the Arab spring

Although women were at the forefront of the 2011 uprisings in the Arab world, their voices are still not being heard in many areas. Here Serena Tramonti introduces our gender justice programme in the region, and the new innovation fund for women’s organisations,...
Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad’s provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice programme played a part in her journey from bonded labourer to election...

Levenshulme Pupils Help Pakistan

We’re always interested to hear about campaigners and their passion for helping others around the world. An inspiring story I heard about recently is that pupils at Levenshulme High School, Manchester, have formed The Wish Foundation Trust in association...
Women making change in Nepal

Women making change in Nepal

In January, Dow Punpiputt met some of the women leaders who took part in the Raising Her Voice project in Nepal.  Here she gives a personal response to the impact of meeting with these inspirational women. After a few hours along the curvy road in Surkhet...