Oxfam’s partner, Phare Ponleu Selpak using performance art to promote inclusion of marginalized group in slum area. This picture is a Theater forum show rehearsal, Battambong theater group. ©PPS
Voice aims to strengthening the capacity for lobby and advocacy of civil society organizations and representatives of rightsholders and rightsholder groups to empower them and to have their voices heard and respected. Voice focus on the following rightholders groups:
Within Voice we look at intersecting inequalities or overlapping vulnerabilities, resulting in people feeling doubly discriminated and excluded. Voice considers four dimensions of exclusion: social, spatial, economic and political. To reach the right groups we use innovative outreach methods. The voices of women and girls are prioritized as they are doubly affected by traditional gender stereotypes execerbating exclusion.
Voice provides resources to strengthen the voice and influencing capacity of discriminated and marginalized groups and their representatives. The Voice distinguishes three particular pathways:
VOICE IMPACT THEMES
VOICE INNOVATIVE GRANT FACILITY
Voice has two components:
- A grant-making facility to provide financial support to groups and organizations
- A Linking and Learning program, nurting learning across groups and countries.
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