Resist yes! Despair is not an option: Building a culture of active response to injustice

Resistance as a response to injustice and social inequities is not new. It is part of the experience of many religious and secular groups. It has received a boost as people protest top-down abuse of power: women’s rights and domestic violence; rights of asylum seekers, Indigenous people, climate justice, gay rights and racism. Social media has put resistance on the radar. It occurs within a particular social context and requires navigating various social, political, and economic relationships.

Download here

Download with references


Want to learn more about a nation living at the forefront of Climate Change? This resource gives you a look at life in Tuvalu, and the increasingly dangerous impacts Climate Change has on its people.


Owning Adaptation in the Pacific

Interested in how Pacific Island nations are adapting to the dangerous effects of Climate Change? This Oxfam research report discusses how we can strengthen the governance of Climate Change finance to help Pacific Islanders better adapt to their changing environments.


Donate Sign up Newsroom