rural women

A woman from Tukalipnao in Mamasapano, Mindanao (Photo: Rhea Catada/Oxfam)
Tukanalipao is one of the 15 villages in the poor municipality of Mamasapano, in Southern Philippines. One year ago, an armed encounter in the small village of Tukanalipao killed more than 60 Filipinos,including an eight-year-old girl from the poor community.
Harvesting is a common bonding activity among female farmers in the area. This is also their space for social interactions. (Photo: Joan Odena/Oxfam)
Farming is one of the major sources of livelihood in Barangay Cag-o-lango in the municipality of Balangiga, Eastern Samar. Oxfam supported the livelihood initiatives in the community where some women were provided of fruit-bearing, they were provided of farming tools and capacity building. All of...
Marie Claire Labtik collects shells to make jewellery, five months after Typhoon Haiyan in Pooc, Bantayan (Photo: Tessa Bunney)
We work with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Saganang Amin publication (Original photo: Veejay Villafranca)
Saganang Amin captures the stories of women as they gather food amidst their struggles for land and water rights, for secure settlements and protection against natural and economic shocks, for a voice in their own households, and for equal recognition and opportunity in this country.
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