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Across the world, education is under attack
ActionAid stands in solidarity with ActionAid Kenya in condemning the appalling attack on Garissa University College in north-eastern Kenya by Al-Shabaab militants which led to 148 deaths and many...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:25
How women can change the status quo - stories from Nicaragua
Estebana had little choice but to leave home and school when she was fourteen. At fifteen, she married and had her first daughter. Her life path seemed to be locked in. Some time later, she was...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 11:24
Food & land rights
Adolescent Matters: An Inception Workshop on Adolescent Engagement Program
Written By :Marium KawserPhot Taken By : Win Myint Aung In Myanmar, Adolescents notably face pressures and problems in their daily lives.They are in high need of support in their sexual and...
Han May May Aung
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 10:13
Taking Citizens on Board in Public Service Financing
Text and photos / Kalika Bro-Jørgensen, Communication ConsultantHistorically, the people of Myanmar have had little say over how public finances were prioritised and distributed. Former regimes...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 08:53
Reflections on the Nobel Peace Prize for Malala and Kailash
ActionAid welcomes the excellent news that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize 2014. Much has been made of the decision to choose an Indian and a Pakistani,...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:16
Action for Children's Rights in Education (ACRE) - Success Stories
1 Nov 2013
The purpose of this document is to demonstrate some of the ways the ACRE project teams in each of the six participating countries successfully managed to operationalize the Promoting Rights in...
The Sustainability of the Global Partnership for Education: The Role of Domestic Resource Mobilisation
12 Jun 2014
Financing for Education: Let's Make Aid RedundantOn 26th June in Brussels the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is seeking to raise $3.5 billion in a replenishment event...
Action for Children's Rights in Education (ACRE) - Policy Brief
1 Nov 2013
A policy brief based on a comparative analysis of a research undertaken in six countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, using ActionAid’s Promoting Rights in Schools Framework as part of the Action for...
Stop violence against women!
In a society where a lot is happening to tarnish the image of the country as a moderate nation, the recent event of honor killing which caused death of a pregnant woman through pelting, has further...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 13:55
Nigeria's girls and the struggle for an education in the line of fire
Despite the plight of more than 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls grabbing the world's attention, there remains insufficient focus on the wider issues of education and gender politics in Africa's...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 15:03