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Oxfam India is a movement of people working together to stop the rising inequality in the country that keeps wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. We work to ensure equitable distribution of wealth and resources to all. By doing so, right now and with your support, we will save 90 million people from extreme poverty by 2020

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Gender Justice

19 Mar, 2019

Odisha

United Voices against Alcoholism

This is the story of Kandhamal District, Gunjigaon, Odisha where Oxfam India's partner ISD is working with a women's group. Read More


Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Broken but not defeated

Julie,18, is a community mobilizer working with the Creating Spaces project. Read More


Gender Justice

01 Dec, 2018

Odisha

Being the voice of her community

Shakuntala Harpal, 45, is a Dalit leader in Harichandrapur Village, India. Shakuntala has worked for many years to help the women and girls in her village exercise their basic right... Read More


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    WE ARE HIRING! If you are a development sector professional who is passionate about #humanrights, we are looking for you. We have multiple vacancies in different departments ranging from public engagement, programmes to #fundraising and #finance. Go to the link in bio to apply now!

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    21 Mar 2019

    May this Holi fill your life with colours of kindness, compassion and love. ☺️🤗❤️ #happyholi

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    20 Mar 2019

    #Repost @likeagirl.co.in (@get_repost) ・・・ We’re thrilled that the Election Commission of India (EC) has appointed Gauri Sawant,one of the 12 election ambassadors from Maharashtra. It's the first time that a transgender person has been appointed as an election ambassador in India. Read her fascinating story to your kids. And remind them gender is fluid and not binary. Illustration for like a girl by @anjul_dandekar - - - #gender #transgender #community #lgbtq #loveislove #likeagirl #likeagirlthebook #gaurisawant #powerfulwomen #women #womenicons #genderisfluid #bookstagram #books #reading #rolemodels #adoption

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    20 Mar 2019

    Our thoughts are with the many Muslim #NewZealand families grieving the loss of their loved ones and to people of the Islamic faith – and all faiths – over the world who have been traumatized by this act of mass murder. #Christchurch . . Please go to the link in bio to read Oxfam’s statement.

  • Oxfam India

    18 Mar 2019

    “My #mother was very apprehensive about letting me play football. She was concerned that the neighbors will gossip about me when I’ll go out & play in uniform (tee shirt & shorts). No girl in my family has ever worn jeans, so shorts were out of question. Boys in the village used to bully us and pass comments like- they are just girls, they cannot learn football... but we persisted... even when itmeant long hours of practice in the sun after waking up at 5 am every day to make food for our families and attending school later." . . Our #MondayMotivation is this all girls football team from Parsa village, #Bihar who are breaking gender stereotypes & challenging years of #oppression with their determination & perseverance.

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