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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"I only managed to save my child"

In the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, mothers in southern Africa exercised superhuman strength to get their children to safety.

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Dolly kicks back

With her brother’s love and financial support, Dolly Kumar is training to become India’s next kickboxing champion.

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