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yesterday at 06:32. Facebook
Around 50,000 people and volunteers joined #OxfamIndia’s awareness creation drive #PathaUtsav in Bhubaneswar, India in collaboration with Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation for creating awareness on #NirmayaYojana, the free medicine scheme #MyMedicineMyRight #HaqBantaHai
Around 50000 people and volunteers joined OxfamIndias awareness creation drive P
Oxfam India
Oxfam India
yesterday at 05:13. Facebook
#OxfamIndia organises a media meet in Bhubaneswar, India for orientation of journalists and media representatives from 15 districts for discussion on the role of media in proper implementation of #NirmayaYojana, the free medicine scheme and the challenges and realities of the scheme in Odisha #HaqBantaHai
OxfamIndia organises a media meet in Bhubaneswar India for orientation of journalists
Oxfam India
Oxfam India
05/20/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Existing gender systems and ‘Social Ecology’ of India lead to low labour force participation among women which jeopardizes the socio-economic development. Hence, #OxfamIndia recommends #NationalPolicy4Women to promulgate tailored policies based on socially disaggregated data to address the multidimensional inequalities in terms of class, caste, ethnicity, religion and geography Ministry of...
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Existing gender systems and Social Ecology of India lead to low labour
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Oxfam India
Oxfam India
05/19/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
#OxfamIndia recommends engagement with different stakeholders to promote positive collective behavioural change to enhance awareness, assertion, accessibility, implementation and accountability of schemes/programmes in addressing violence against women and girl Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India
#NationalPolicy4Women #BanoNayiSoch
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OxfamIndia recommends engagement with different stakeholders to promote positive
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Oxfam India
05/18/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
#OxfamIndia partner organisations undertake orientation of community representatives who will be the key players in mobilising GKS members to facilitate dialogues with CMO Odisha for proper implementation of the #NirmayaYojana in Bhubaneswar, India The scheme mandates distribution of free medicines to the people who visit Government health facilities #HaqBantaHai
OxfamIndia partner organisations undertake orientation of community representati
Oxfam India
Oxfam India
05/18/2017 at 10:56. Facebook
#OxfamIndia is thankful to Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India for giving us an opportunity to provide inputs in the finalization of #NationalPolicyForWomen. We hope the revised policy will address the needs of women in #NewIndia and ensure #WomenSafety and #Empowerment. Read our recommendations here: [ Oxfamindia.org Link ] #BanoNayiSoch
OxfamIndia is thankful to Ministry of Women Child Development Government of India

Oxfam India’s Recommendations for National Policy for Women

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Oxfam India
Oxfam India
05/18/2017 at 06:28. Facebook
Only 24 percent of Facebook users in India are women. Addressing this issue involves taking on technological, cultural and social norms in India to dismantle the gender disparity. What do you think will help women feel more confident of using social media? #SocialMedia #BanoNayiSoch
Only 24 percent of Facebook users in India are women Addressing this

Gender watch: Why aren’t there more women on social media in India?

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A big congratulations to our very own Kamla Bhasin for receiving the lifetime achievement award for her work on Womens Rights in Asia spanning over 35 years. #OxfamIndia is proud to be associated and working along with her to put an end to violence against women and girls. Together we can make world a much safer place for women and girls. #BanoNayiSoch #WomenRights #EVAWG #LaadliAwards
A big congratulations to our very own Kamla Bhasin for receiving the

Kamala Bhasin honoured with lifetime award at SA Laadli Awards | Free Press Journal

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Does the growth of our country benefit only a chosen few or should all people and communities get a chance to enjoy the perks of a growing economy and get better access to public goods. Oxfam's endeavor is to empower the marginalized so that they are more aware about their rights and in turn reduce #Inequality. Join us in our mission to make an #EqualIndia #LeavingNoOneBehind #EvenItUp...
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Does the growth of our country benefit only a chosen few or

Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims worst off, says Indian Exclusion Report

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Rich-Poor divide in India is widening. Do You agree? #IndiaExclusionReport It's time to #EvenItUpIndia #EvenItUp #Inequality #EqualIndia #LessDivide
RichPoor divide in India is widening Do You agree IndiaExclusionReport Its time

Rich-poor divide in India widening as economy grows: Report

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Diktats such as restricting the use of mobile phones by women and going to the extent to make their use a crime reflects prejudices against women. Social norms such as these must be changed. #BanoNayiSoch
Diktats such as restricting the use of mobile phones by women and

Rs 21,000 Fine For Women Seen Using Mobile Phone, Says UP Village

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  Indians were the sixth biggest out-of-pocket health spenders in the low-middle income group of 50 nations in 2014, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of two recent studies by The Lancet, a British medical journal. Indians spent 27.4 percentage points more than median-country citizens
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Indians Sixth Biggest Private Spenders on Health Among Low-Middle Income Nations

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Research in states that have enacted similar polices have shown that disqualification of candidates has led to the desertion of families, unsafe abortions, giving away of children and initiation of new marriages by male elected members. Women have been reported to doubly bear the brunt of this disqualification clause. It is also a violation of the basic right of every citizen to participate...
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Research in states that have enacted similar polices have shown that disqualification

Assam population policy Draft: MLAs with more than 2 kids may be barred from contesting polls

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India already has a 15-year development plan when it signed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This long-term plan is good enough to help the country meet its development goals. So why is NITI Aayog working on another 15-year vision plan, asks Oxfam India CEO Nisha Agrawal.

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India already has a 15year development plan when it signed the Sustainable

Why is Niti Aayog working on a 15-year vision plan when India already has one?

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"A child shouldn't die because his parents don't make enough money," says American comedian Jimmy Kimmel Live. He makes a very important point on the provision of public healthcare facilities.

This is a reality faced by Indian parents who cannot afford private healthcare. While India's public expenditure is approximately 1.3% of the GDP, the recommended level is much higher. A resource...
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Cinema as an influential factor in crimes against women is a hotly debated subject. Ever since the murder of Infosys employee Swathi by her alleged stalker in 2016, cinema has time and again been criticised for glorifying misogyny and violence towards women. However, such portrayals have had their…
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Filmmakers need to step up: Three women TN IPS officers take on misogyny in cinema

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Worldwide, almost one third women (30%) women who have been in a relationship report that they have experienced some form of physical and/or sexual violence by their intimate partner.

Domestic violence remains a harsh reality in India too.