Development in Conflict
Judy El Bushra, Eugenia Piza-Lopez
This report arose out of a workshop held in Thailand in February 1993, which included participants from Oxfam UK and Ireland, from the Gender and Development Unit, staff in Asia and the Middle East and from sister organizations. The report aims to present the discussions at the workshop in a form wh...
Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in Development and Humanitarian Programmes
AIDS has radically changed the contexts in which development and humanitarian organisations operate, and now they need to adapt their policies and practice accordingly. Sue Holden explains the concept of mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in simple language, with practical guidelines for applying the approach i...
The Oxfam Gender Training Manual
This comprehensive approach to gender training in development encompasses work on gender awareness-raising and gender analysis at the individual, community and global level. An important reference source for development agency trainers and academics. This is a large, comprehensive manual that acknow...
The Oxfam Handbook of Development and Relief
This handbook is the product of the experience of Oxfam UK and Ireland in its work in over 70 countries around the world. It offers an expression of Oxfam's fundamental principles: that all the people have the right to an equitable share in the world's resources, and the right to make decisions abou...
Case studies that provide compelling conclusions about the differences between rights-based and more traditional projects, and their relative impacts. The failure to respect, protect, or fulfil human rights is a fundamental and leading obstacle to economic development and social justice. Practically...
Mainstreaming Men into Gender and Development
Based on research commissioned by the World Bank, this books primary focus is on incorporating men in gender and development interventions at the grass roots level. It draws attention to some of the key problems that have arisen from male exclusion; as well as to the potential benefits of - and obst...
Rights-Based Approaches- Arabic
Case studies that provide compelling conclusions about the differences between rights-based and more ‘traditional’ projects, and their relative impacts. The failure to respect, protect, or fulfil human rights is a fundamental and leading obstacle to economic development and social justic...
Cash-transfer Programming in Emergencies
In this guide Oxfam staff present the rationale behind cash-transfer programmes. They explain how to assess whether cash is the most appropriate response to any particular emergency. These 16 A6 cards contain key elements from the book. Different types of cash intervention are compared - cash grants...
David McKeever, Jessica Scultz, Sophia Swithern
European Union asylum policy is shifting overseas. The politicisation of asylum-related issues and the desire to manage migration are the forces behind a wave of new internationalised initiatives which could have a serious impact on the lives of refugees.
The Oxfam Poverty Report
The UN Charter of 1945 and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights set out a moral framework for a system of rights and obligations upon which the new world order was to be built. Yet, over 50 years on, the basic rights enshrined in the Charter are being violated all over the world. Only the privi...