We Promote Gender Justice

Women and the LGBTQIA+ community have the right to live in a world free from discrimination and violence.

OUR GOAL: A more just, gender-equal and inclusive society.

Photo: Vina Salazar/Oxfam Pilipinas

Oxfam Pilipinas, partners rally support behind the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law

October 11, 2023

To mark this year’s global commemoration of International Day of the Girl, Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners reiterate their support for the implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Law and caution against potential misinformation about its purpose. 

Oxfam Pilipinas’ Solidarity Message to the Launching of the 3rd BARMM Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

October 5, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas is grateful to the Bangsamoro Women Commission led by its Chairperson Hadja Bainon G. Karon for consistently engaging and involving us, other Non-Government Organizations and Civil Society Organizations in the consultations and crafting of the 3rd BARMM Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security (RAPWPS) 2023-2028.

Oxfam Pilipinas, partners laud the House approval of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill

September 8, 2023

Oxfam Pilipinas and its partners commend the approval of the bill to prevent unintended pregnancies among young Filipinos and promote their adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. 

Sigay: Shining on women’s lives and communities

July 21, 2023

Sigay is a Maguindanaon word which translates to “light” or “liwanag” in Tagalog, and this is exactly what the Sigay Women’s Association, Inc. radiates in their enterprise and their community in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao. 

Collective action towards collective growth

July 19, 2023

More than anything, collective action pushed the M’ranao women of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur to organize themselves towards social and economic empowerment.

From gardening to dressmaking: A success story

May 12, 2023

Established in 2015, Sugod Multi-sectoral Women’s Association was organized in barangay Sugod Proper, Marawi City with the support of Al Mujaadila Women’s Association (AMWA).

To be empowered is to be financially independent

May 12, 2023

About nine kilometers north of Marawi City lies the Municipality of Saguiaran, where a group of M’ranao women farmers from different barangays organized themselves and established the Saguiaran Turmeric Organization.

How a woman gained the respect of her community

May 12, 2023

The Bamboo Landers Multi-sectoral Rural Workers Association is a multi-sectoral organization with ten active women members based in Buadiposo Buntung, Lanao del Sur.

With grit and perseverance

May 12, 2023

Almaira Batua-an, an advocate of women’s economic empowerment, is the current president of the Kamapiyaan o Pagtao Ago so Ingud Association, an organization composed of women farmers in Dibarusan, Balindong, Lanao Del Sur.

Empowering the women farmers of Batangan

May 12, 2023

In Barangay Batangan, Bubong Lanao del sur, a group of women farmers led by Amerah Manapar established Batangan Farmer Workers’ Association.