Commitment to Action

Phase II Raising Her Voice: From Participation to Power

Commitment by

Oxfam International

In 2012, Oxfam committed to deliver Phase II of their groundbreaking program, Raising Her Voice, which addresses structural barriers to women's rights. Oxfam recognizes that women's access to political leadership and participation are critical to achieving gender equality and sustainable development. Through Phase II of Raising Her Voice program, Oxfam aims to improve conditions for 140,000 women by advocating women's political participation and leadership across 17 countries, as well as campaigning across Africa to implement the 'Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa'.

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Commitment

Phase II Raising Her Voice: From Participation to Power

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

3 Years

Estimated Total Value

$9,400,000

Region

Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Africa

Countries

ARMENIA, BOLIVIA, CAMBODIA, GAMBIA, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, INDONESIA, NEPAL, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN

Commitment by

Oxfam International

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Legal Circle, UK Department For International Development (DFID), Oxfam America, Equality Now