Oxfam America

For Strengthening Women's Participation In Social Accountability In The Extractive Sectors

This grant to Oxfam America will support research on gender biases in transparency and accountability mechanisms in the extractives sector in Zambia and the Dominican Republic. Oxfam America will use the research findings to build the capacity of civil society organizations through training and mentoring to incorporate women’s rights in the extractives industry accountability agendas. Ultimately, Oxfam America will develop a model for incorporating a gender lens into the extractives transparency and accountability work, which could be replicated for advocacy at different levels.
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for the development and implementation of an advocacy strategy on unpaid care and domestic work  
This grant will allow Oxfam to build on its Women’s Economic Empowerment and CARE work to develop and implement a global, regional (pan-African) and national (Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania) advocacy strategy. The work will ensure policy commitments on unpaid care and domestic work; promote the use of research and evidence with policymakers and international financial institutions to increase access to infrastructure and services; build the capacity of women’s rights organizations to increase advocacy effectiveness and representation in decision-making spaces; and generate and share learning on unpaid care work and domestic work advocacy within Oxfam, women’s rights organizations, and international development organization partners.

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