Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture Knowledge Hub

Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture Knowledge Hub

Tamsin Smith
  • Female
  • Oxford
  • United Kingdom

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Changing social norms: the importance of 'organized diffusion' for scaling up community health promotion and women's empowerment interventions

Some harmful practices are sustained by social norms—collective beliefs about what people expect from each other. Practitioners and researchers alike have been investigating the potential of social…Continue

Tags: health promotion

Started Mar 19, 2019

Innovation in women's economic empowerment in agricultural markets in rural Mozambique

This learning brief from SEEP presents key success factors from an innovative initiative to sustainably deliver agricultural support to women farmers, helping them to benefit more equitably from…Continue

Tags: markets, agriculture, Mozambique, Africa, SEEP

Started Mar 19, 2019

Displacement and Women’s Economic Empowerment

In April, Gender Action for Peace and Securtiy (GAPS) launched a joint GAPS, Women for Women International and LSE report on livelihoods in the Kurdish Republic of Iraq (KRI). Read the report…Continue

Tags: of, Iraq', Republic, 'Kurdish, Displacement

Started Jan 14, 2019

New social norms diagnostic tool

Oxfam's Empower Youth for Work programme has developed a new…Continue

Tags: Social norms

Started Dec 10, 2018


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Davos success: Oxfam's unpaid care asks featured on CNN and at least 21 other news outlets!

Congratulations to Man-Kwun Chan, Anam Parvez and Francesca Rhodes whose work has led to recommendations on unpaid care and domestic work, outlined in Oxfam's inequality…


Posted on March 19, 2019 at 15:58

Time to act for Women’s Economic Empowerment

The United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment has yet to celebrate its second birthday yet it has already made significant strides towards its goal of building a global movement for women’s economic empowerment engaging decision-makers and leaders across the globe.…


Posted on December 13, 2017 at 11:33

The gender-responsiveness of agribusiness initiatives: Findings from a survey of 16 projects

An earlier Practitioner Hub blog outlined a tool that can be used by agribusiness/value chain projects and businesses to analyse their…


Posted on November 7, 2017 at 13:30

Women’s work? Challenging gender roles in the Philippines

Shienna Cabus and her 4 year old daughter travel to a local water source to collect spring water for the family in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, Philippines.Credit: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville/Oxfam

‘We forget our tiredness when the kiss is there.’ Nikki van der Gaag reports from the Philippines on a partnership that is changing ideas about men’s and women’s roles in the home.

There is a bright red advertisement on the road from Tacloban airport to the town. It has a photograph of a woman with pale skin and red lipstick and it reads: ‘Give a woman the right colour lipstick and she can conquer the world.’

As in most countries,…


Posted on November 2, 2017 at 14:00

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