Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. In this deeply conservative society, Afghan women can only talk to female police. But ONLY 1% of the Afghan National Police is female. Further action is urgently needed to recruit, train, retain and protect Afghan female police officers. Please PIN IT if you agree and learn more here: http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/afghan-women-police

Only 1 per cent of the Afghan National Police is female. More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, writes activist Wahzma Frogh.

Our first big 'Behind the Brands' action is to encourage big chocolate companies to make equality for women cocoa farmers a priority. Companies often put women front and center in their advertising, but not in their supply chains. You can change that. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/behind-brands

Our first big 'Behind the Brands' action is to encourage big chocolate companies to make equality for women cocoa farmers a priority. Companies often put women front and center in their advertising, but not in their supply chains. You can change that. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/behind-brands

Take a step towards ending poverty with Trailtrekker 2013. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/take-step-towards-ending-poverty-trailtrekker-2013

Take a step towards ending poverty with Trailtrekker 2013. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/take-step-towards-ending-poverty-trailtrekker-2013

Oxfam Campaigner, Rachel Edwards meets Liqaa', a 23 year old refugee from Syria, who now lives in Za'atari refugee camp, in Jordan. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/day-our-sweet-baby-was-born

Oxfam Campaigner, Rachel Edwards meets Liqaa', a 23 year old refugee from Syria, who now lives in Za'atari refugee camp, in Jordan. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/day-our-sweet-baby-was-born

The Little Museum of Dublin on St. Stephen’s Green was packed full of would-be upcyclers to hear tips from Neville Knott (top-centre) and other experts at our upcycling event.   Read the full story here:  https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/oxfam-home-furniture-upcycle  Photos: Paul Sherwood.

The Little Museum of Dublin on St. Stephen’s Green was packed full of would-be upcyclers to hear tips from Neville Knott (top-centre) and other experts at our upcycling event. Read the full story here: https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/oxfam-home-furniture-upcycle Photos: Paul Sherwood.

Reboot this term with our refurbished Born Again computers https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/reboot-term-our-refurbished-born-again-computers

Reboot this term with our refurbished Born Again computers https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/reboot-term-our-refurbished-born-again-computers

Festival-goers add their voice to our Ending Poverty Starts with Women campaign – will you join us? http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/festival-goers-add-their-voice

Festival-goers add their voice to our Ending Poverty Starts with Women campaign – will you join us? http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/festival-goers-add-their-voice

Let’s make some noise on hunger at the Big IF Belfast event when the G8 comes to town!  https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/big-if-belfast-event

Let’s make some noise on hunger at the Big IF Belfast event when the G8 comes to town! https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/big-if-belfast-event

In Malawi, dramatic fluctuations and weather patterns are causing serious problems. Read our latest blog post to see how climate change is affecting vulnerable communities and how Oxfam Ireland is responding https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/climate-change-malawi  Photos: Amy Christian/ Oxfam

In Malawi, dramatic fluctuations and weather patterns are causing serious problems. Read our latest blog post to see how climate change is affecting vulnerable communities and how Oxfam Ireland is responding https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/climate-change-malawi Photos: Amy Christian/ Oxfam

Syria crisis: A struggle for survival  Read our latest blog post here: http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/syria-struggle-survival  Photo: Caroline Gluck / Oxfam

Syria crisis: A struggle for survival

Thanks to your support, Godelive and 800 other women farmers in Rwanda have set themselves up as pineapple sucker growers and sellers.         See how their success has had a wider impact beyond their fields...     https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/sweet-benefits-of-pineapples    Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Thanks to your support, Godelive and 800 other women farmers in Rwanda have set themselves up as pineapple sucker growers and sellers. See how their success has had a wider impact beyond their fields... https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/sweet-benefits-of-pineapples Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Coffee and cupcakes, curry nights, style swops, jewellery-making classes, fashion shows and even a gospel choir performance – anything goes as our amazing supporters get ready to host their Get Together events. http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/gettogether

Coffee and cupcakes, curry nights, style swops, jewellery-making classes, fashion shows and even a gospel choir performance – anything goes as our amazing supporters get ready to host their Get Together events. http://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/gettogether

We've joined forces with 100 other organisations to mount a huge campaign on the biggest scandal of our age - hunger. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/whats-if-all-about  #IF

We've joined forces with 100 other organisations to mount a huge campaign on the biggest scandal of our age - hunger. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/whats-if-all-about #IF

Celebrating the Female Food Heroes of Nigeria

Celebrating the Female Food Heroes of Nigeria

Six Simple Steps For Successful Decluttering. Check out these tips for a clutter free life from the Declutter Therapist, Breda Stack. https://www.oxfamireland.org/blog/six-simple-steps-successful-decluttering

Welcome to Decluttering TV with The Declutter Therapist Breda Stack! Bringing you a practical, feel-good decluttering video tip every week. Get videos directly to your inbox www.

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