Across the globe, we are witnessing unprecedented and often violent scrambles for natural resources. Environmental activists and land rights defenders are increasingly under attack. Few of these
I’m writing this from Odisha, on India’s east coast, as we are hit a cyclone for the umpteenth time. Just 24 hours in to Cyclone Fani, one vital lesson is clear. In the era of frequent climate
After more than a decade fighting for compensation, villagers in Chingola have won the right to pursue justice against the mining conglomerate Vedanta in the English courts, after a landmark ruling by
We stand in solidarity with women workers around the world who are still struggling to survive on poverty wages and face shocking levels of discrimination, violence and harassment.
ActionAid has been promoting women’s leadership in emergencies for many years now. Yet this question never fails to come up: why women?