Tamsin Smith
  • Female
  • Oxford
  • United Kingdom

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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…Continue

Tags: gender-responsiveness, Agribusiness

Started Nov 7

 

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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…See More
Nov 7
Tamsin Smith posted a discussion

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
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
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
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
Tamsin Smith updated an event

Pan-African Dialogue on Unpaid Care and Domestic Work at Harare

October 3, 2017 to October 6, 2017
Our Voices, Perspectives and Experiences: Unpaid Care and Domestic WorkWe believe the Pan African voice, perspectives and experiences are critical to ensure the Global South addresses the issue of unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW).The dialogue will bring together WE-Care country programmes and WROs in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ethiopia, along with allies and advocates in other countries in the region also working on unpaid care work. The space will afford participants an opportunity to share…See More
Oct 17
Tamsin Smith updated an event

The 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Indonesia

April 16, 2018 to April 20, 2018
Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voice: What works?Abstract submissions open until November 27th!Oxfam is sponsoring an exciting conference: Shifting Norms, Changing Behaviour, Amplifying Voice: What Works? featuring entertainment education.There is currently a call for abstracts/ session proposals with a deadline…See More
Oct 17

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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

Tamsin Smith's Blog

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…

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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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