Tamsin Smith's Blog (4)

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…

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Added by Tamsin Smith on March 19, 2019 at 15:58 — No Comments

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.…

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Added by Tamsin Smith on December 13, 2017 at 11:33 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Tamsin Smith on November 7, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

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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Added by Tamsin Smith on November 2, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

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