The power of league tables to incentivise behaviour change (see right).
If you’re in Canada, check out this week’s speaking tour (me + Shirley Pryce, President of the Jamaica Household Workers Union (JHWU), Julie Delahanty, Executive Director of Oxfam Canada, and local women’s rights activists)
Not quite sure what to make of this. Clever subversion of the patriarchy or reinforcing the sexist frame? Instead of stating their body measurements, contestants in this beauty pageant listed statistics about violence against women in Peru (but the backdrop shows it was orchestrated, not rebellion).
This is a conversational blog written and maintained by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of Oxfam's agreed policies.