Rose Wasiaya's husband called daughters “rubbish.” She was determined to work hard and prove him wrong.
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.
As thousands of families flee Central America for safety in the US, Salvadoran immigrant Rebeca Alfaro is speaking out.
After an audacious land grab by a foreign company, indigenous women in a remote Cambodian village struggle to regain their farms and sacred sites.
In the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, mothers in southern Africa exercised superhuman strength to get their children to safety.
With her brother’s love and financial support, Dolly Kumar is training to become India’s next kickboxing champion.
Learning to read, write, and sew clothes helps a woman support her family.