Turning Feminist Promises Into Progress

Feminist Scorecard 2018 assesses the steps that the government took between March 2017 and February 2018 to make meaningful progress on women’s rights and gender equality from a feminist perspective.
Feminist Scorecard 2018: Tracking government action to advance women’s rights and gender equality


Zainab Bangura and Katherine Sierra will co-chair an Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change The Independent Commission has been formed in response to past incidents of sexual misconduct by Oxfam staff.    ... more
Over the past year, the federal government’s bold feminist words have translated into tangible action to advance gender equality at home and abroad, but progress is lacking on women’s work and pay equity, according to a new report from Oxfam Canada.    ... more
Over the past year, the government has made good progress on its gender budgeting approach, consulting female leaders and women's organizations about how revenues and expenditures affect men and women differently. Budget 2018 takes this process to the next level, with gender-based analysis for all    ... more



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Photo of Akon Malek who lives in the Malakal IDP camp in South Sudan.
Months after marking four years of devastating war, South Sudan has reached another critical point: more South Sudanese are hungry than ever before.    ... more
Young boys sit together in Syria
Seven long years after the Syria crisis began, the situation remains bleak. At least 400,000 Syrians have been killed and over 13 million are in desperate need of humanitarian aid.    ... more
Photo of Melody Mutsauki with her two year old daughter Brighton outside their home in Zimbabwe.
Transforming gender and power relations is critical to ending poverty and challenging inequality. Read examples of how Oxfam and our partners are strengthening the laws that protect the rights of women and girls.    ... more