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23 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam

1 THE PROJECT

Globally, policies and international standards on gender in emergencies do exist. However, the implementation of humanitarian assistance with a strong gender perspective remains ad hoc, with limited accountability of implementing agencies.

This project: Institutionalizing Gender in Emergencies: Bridging Policy and Practice was designed to explore how to better institutionalize gender-related standards in humanitarian assistance.

23 Jun 2017 description
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This final evaluation report reviews the project ‘Institutionalizing Gender in Emergencies: Bridging Policy and Practice in the Humanitarian System’, which was funded by the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations – Enhanced Response Capacity fund (ECHO-ERC) and implemented by Oxfam in Pakistan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Dominican Republic between September 2015 and March 2017.

21 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam

In response to the new IPC figures that show that famine has been pushed back in the two counties of Leer and Mayendit (which have now gone from being in famine to humanitarian crisis), Sara Almer, Oxfam South Sudan Country Director, says:

20 Jun 2017 description
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Syrian refugees and Palestine refugees from Syria have fled their homes in search of safety, but the majority of Oxfam research participants report that they have not found complete safety and protection in Lebanon. Refugees’ conceptions of what constitutes ‘safety’ are individualized and subjective. The international community and host governments should not make decisions for refugees about what or where is ‘safe’, but instead should support refugees to find safety in the present, and determine their futures for themselves.

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Jobs

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08 Jun 2017 description
job Closing date: 27 Jun 2017 Oxfam

About the Role

The Campaigns and Policy manager will lead and develop Oxfam's campaigning and advocacy work on the Syria Crisis Response across Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, working with colleagues across Oxfam globally, using research, policy development, media, popular mobilisation and alliance building to achieve sustainable changes.

Who we are looking for

20 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jun 2017 Oxfam

Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty

Job Purpose

To support and/or coordinate programmes tackling inequality through extractive industries and progressive taxation and spending on quality and social services. This involves overseeing the design and implementation of donor funded programmes in this area, including in some instances reporting and donor relationship support

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

20 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Jul 2017 Oxfam

Shaping a stronger Oxfam for people living in poverty

Job Purpose

Training

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18 Jan 2017 description
training Ongoing course Oxfam

This 90-minute online course provides the learner with a solid understanding of the terms and ideas related to gender justice and women’s rights. Through practical examples, the course illustrates Oxfam’s approach to Gender Justice and how Gender Justice impacts humanitarian work.
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