Tamsin Smith
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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

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

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

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 report for the World…See More
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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 here.See More
Jan 14
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Gender-Smart Investing at ICRW

January 16, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Join ICRW Advisors, other experts and investors to learn about gender-smart investing – including what it is, where the field is headed and helpful tools (including the new Gender-Smart Investing Resource Hub) that support investors to better integrate gender into investment processes.…See More
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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.The United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel (HLP) on Women’s Economic…See More
Dec 13, 2017
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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 current performance on gender-related activities at the field level and in project management. This blog reports on the findings from reviewing…See More
Nov 7, 2017
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WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND AGRIBUSINESS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE GENDER TRANSFORMATIVE AGENDA

This year, the Knowledge Hub for WEE in Agriculture partnered with the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development to develop a Terms of Reference and commission a review of donor programmes that support agribusiness initiatives to determine the extent to which they promote holistic WEE.A methodology for analysing agribusiness projects from a gender perspective was developed to review gender-related initiatives at the field level and in project management using a four-point scale.Read the…See More
Nov 7, 2017
Tamsin Smith posted a blog post

Women’s work? Challenging gender roles in the Philippines

‘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, there are lots of ideas in the Philippines about what a woman…See More
Nov 2, 2017
Tamsin Smith posted an event

Empower Youth for Work Programme Learning Event at Bangladesh

November 5, 2017 to November 9, 2017
Contact Jolly Nur Haquet (jhaque@oxfam.org.uk) for further information.See More
Oct 17, 2017
Tamsin Smith updated an event

Social Norms Workshop at Harare

October 9, 2017 all day
One-day social norms workshop following the Pan African Dialogue in Harare. The outcome of the day will be to establish a social norms strategy framework which country teams can then further develop in their own contexts.Contact Regis Mtutu for further information.See More
Oct 17, 2017

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Job title
Communications Officer, Knowledge Hub for Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture
Type of work
Development
Organisation name
Oxfam
Areas of expertise
Publishing
Communications
Languages spoken
English
Spanish

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Tamsin Smith's Blog

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…

Continue

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.…

Continue

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…

Continue

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,…

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Posted on November 2, 2017 at 14:00

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