July has brought with it the launch of some new Research Guidelines to help the ambitious development researcher reach their full potential. As well as this, the Gender & Development Journal launched its latest issue on violence against women and girls, and Oxfam released the results from a five year study of Unilever's labour rights practices in Vietnam.
Browse below for more information on those, and discover our new video blogs, written blogs and the latest publications from Oxfam.
Catherine Meredith & Amy Moran Oxfam Policy & Practice
Need advice or guidance on how to conduct a survey sample? Maybe you struggle to give effective feedback to your peers. Our brand new Research Guidelines released this month can help, and with the help of our partners, we've also updated an existing one.
1 in 3 women are estimated to directly experience violence. In the Gender & Development's latest journal, issues around violence against women and girls (VAWG) are explored as a central concern for development. With specialists in VAWG and gender issues contributing a series of articles, they explore topics of early marriage, women's movements, disabilities, social norms and more.
Labour Rights in Vietnam: Unilever’s progress and systemic challenges
Back in 2011 Oxfam published a study into the gap between Unilever’s high-level policies on labour rights in Vietnam. This new report outlines the outcomes of the study and makes recommendations for Unilever to move to the next level of social impact and responsible sourcing. Rachel Wilshaw, Ethical Trade Manager, introduces the report in her latest blog, or you can watch her talk through the key findings below.