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Women and girls

According to some estimates, women represent 70 percent of the world’s poor. Oxfam helps women and girls overcome gender discrimination, realize their potential, and assume leadership roles in their communities.

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Inspired by women changemakers: Your stories

In the fight against poverty, women are on the front lines. Each year on March 8, the world stops to celebrate women and their accomplishments for International Women’s Day.