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2017 Feminist Scorecard

We rated our government on 8 feminist priorities. Are they walking the talk?
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Legislative Wins, Broken Promises

This multi-country research report examines the problem of implementation gaps – government failures to fulfill their legislative obligations to address and prevent violence against women and girls.
Legislative Wins Broken Promises Gaps in Implementation of Laws on Violence against Women and Girls. Rajendra Shaw / Oxfam

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Will Minister Morneau put on his feminist shoes ahead of budget day 2017?    ... more
Today’s announcement of 650 million over three years towards sexual and reproductive health and rights comes on the heels of Canada’s previous $20 million pledge at the She Decides conference in Brussels a week ago. The conference brought together heads of state from around the world to address the    ... more
Despite noble intentions and some important steps in the right direction, the bold feminist rhetoric from the current Liberal government has not yet translated into meaningful policy and spending decisions, says a new scorecard and report from Oxfam Canada.    ... more



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Women rally to demand their rights in Uttar Pradesh, India, with support of Oxfam partner Samarpan. Credit: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam
Laws on paper are one critical step in efforts to address VAWG, but evidently we must continue in our struggle to get governments to live up to their obligations.    ... more
Oxfam Canada Executive Director Julie Delahanty with Sukeina, an oxfam beneficiary in Morocco.
Oxfam is working with partner associations in the region to support the women’s claims for their rights to decent working conditions.     ... more
The Liberal government took several important steps during its first year in office, but its bold feminist rhetoric has not yet translated into policy and spending decisions that push the needle forward on gender equality.
Feminist Scorecard 2017: Tracking government action to advance women’s rights and gender equality    ... more