This gift can support women in places like Pakistan to vote, join political parties and stand as candidates. In this way, women can have a say in issues that affect them and become leaders in their communities. A very special gift indeed.
“Before my training with Oxfam, I did not understand anything but now I know what the rights of women and peasants are and how I can use the courts to fight for them.”
— Neetan Teejo (pictured), political activist, Pakistan
Together with our local partners, Oxfam supports women in Pakistan to learn about the democratic process and influences political parties to become more gender inclusive. Women are encouraged to vote and given training and support to stand as candidates themselves.
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