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Hope for Justice: African perspectives on the negotiations for a binding instrument on business and human rights
In every corner of Africa, the stories are similar. Death, hunger and rising poverty levels are the devastating outcomes induced by corporations in host communities. Contrary to the healthy,...
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:15
Food & land rights
Short-changed: How the IMF’s tax policies are failing women
To coincide with the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings taking place in Bali from October 12th to 14th, ActionAid’s new report, Short-changed: How the IMF’s tax policies are failing women ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 17:01
Supporting girls to achieve their dreams
As we join the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of the Girl under the theme With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, my thoughts are with those millions of girls globally who have...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:23
Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century
8 Oct 2018
This paper is an excerpt from AAI’s preliminary report, Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding Systems for the 21st Century. It is written with a focus on young women and men,...
Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women
8 Oct 2018
In recent years the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral institutions have placed an increased emphasis on gender inequality and the need to address it. This trend has peaked...
Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability
27 Aug 2018
This briefing highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs), as an agenda in its own right and an integral part of a...
Framework 2018: Gender-Responsive Public Services
27 Jul 2018
This new framework offers a uniting approach and practical guidance for public services, whether education, health, transport, water and sanitation, early childcare, agricultural extension, street...
Making Tax Systems Work for Women’s Rights
We all agree: we must advance women’s rights. But how do we make sure we have money to make it happen?Tax is central to the delivery of women’s rights all around the world. It is high time to...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:29
Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)
22 Mar 2018
Rural women remain at the margins of development, particularly regarding access to productive resources, decent work and their disproportionate burden of Unpaid Care Work.ActionAid research...
Gender Sensitive Access to Markets: A training handbook
7 Mar 2018
Women’s access to markets remains a significant challenge for many of the groups that ActionAid works with. Women face multiple barriers and inequalities to accessing markets, which are often...