Policy papers

E.g., 08/06/2021
E.g., 08/06/2021
Many governments and companies are adopting net zero climate targets as they recognize the urgency of the climate crisis. Without clear definition, however, these targets risk being reliant on using vast swathes of land in low-income countries to capture carbon emissions, allowing the biggest...
The lifesaving vaccines for COVID-19 - funded largely by the public - has been privatized and monopolised leaving pharmaceutical corporations the power to charge excessive vaccine prices to maximise profit. The cost of vaccinating the world against COVID-19 could be at least five times cheaper if...
This month the newsletter focuses on the progress made in women’s economic empowerment in Somalia and Uganda.
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oxfam conducted a rapid global survey with partners and allies in the women’s rights sector to understand the impact of this unprecedented global health crisis on women’s rights and feminist organizations and networks2, and the communities with whom...
With deep sadness, Ritah Nansereko (RIP), Executive Director of African Women and Youth Action for Development - AWYAD is no longer with us. She passed away from COVID-19 on 25th June 2021. “Ritah was a passionate, intelligent and committed leader...Her legacy should live on to inspire more young...
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