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Jane pays the price for tax-free deals
While international companies enjoy tax holidays in Kenya, there are no government funds to pay teachers like Jane. Even though she works at a public school that is supposed to pay all teachers and...
Malala Day - 12th July
I distinctly remember the moment, last October, when I heard on the radio that the Taliban had shot a girl on her way to school, simply for campaigning for girls’ education. The whole world was...
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 01:01
Let Children be Children
Today ActionAid Kenya is celebrating that Sunday was the International Day of the African Child. We use the day to remind our self and the people we work with, that we have to end the social...
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 06:19
Kenya Women’s National Charter
16 May 2013
Kenya Women’s National Charter chart out a program that will bring positive change and meaningful realization of women’s rights, empowerment, and welfare, in all spheres of our lives. These include...
'Tax Justice' is our responsibility
The Tax dialogue in many African countries has for a long time been left either to the tax collectors trying to reach their annual almost always 'bursting targets' or to the government technocrats....
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:50
Rape culture: even in the classroom?
This blog was written by Matheus Bizarria, an Activista from ActionAid BrazilYesterday I was surprised to learn that my 16 year old cousin, always very quiet and calm, had been suspended from school...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 13:04
Gender based violence
A proper classroom is what we need for better learning
It’s been 20 years now since I left Oddor Meanchey, my hometown, searching for better education and opportunities in the city.On a very hot day in March 2013, I got on a motor to pay visit to...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 19:36
Kenyan youth wants change with elections
Seven helicopters swarm in the hot Nairobi air - about 70,000 throats shouts and sings at Kenya's National Stadium and in Uhuru Park underneath. Activista Member Collins Odhiambo came to visit both...
Sophia Abdi Noor on a dusty Kenyan campaign trail
A few hundred Muslim women have their arms in the air as they sing, "Sophia is our leader." Men are standing in the background talking quietly. Sophia Abdi Noor has come to Ijara in Northeastern...
"Let’s not forget the urban slum dwellers"
Monrovia is grabbing the headlines this week because we are hosting the High Level Panel that is working on what should come after the Millennium Development Goals – the MDGs. President Sirleaf is...
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 15:32