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Hauwa Salami, a paralegal supported by ActionAid in Nigeria

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Wangu Kanja of the Wangu Kanja Foundation, an ActionAid partner organisation in Kenya supporting women who have experienced gender-based violence.

Women's rights

Women, who pay the highest price of unjust policies and patriarchal societies, must play a key role in order to bring about social change.
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Hearing-impaired girls learning about education funding through tax justice in Tanzania.

Politics and economics

Representative and inclusive democracies and equal societies are important for a just world, but civic space is shrinking and regressive taxation is keeping people in poverty.
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Bashra, a farmer from Somaliland, has benefitted from a well built by ActionAid.

Land and climate

The climate crisis is destroying lives and livelihoods across the world. People living in poverty – especially women – are most affected. This needs to change.
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Ma Kyi Myint from Myanmar stands in her drought-afflicted field.

Emergencies

The number of complex and protracted emergencies is increasing. As a result, more people than ever are vulnerable and need humanitarian support.
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Our commitment to social justice

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Community members sort through the rubble and damage left by Cyclone Idai in Ngangu township, Chimanimani, Zimbabwe.
News

Six years of talks fail to address funding needed to support survivors of climate disasters

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Rahima (pseudonym) works at a garment factory and frequently does twelve-hour shifts.
News

Campaigners celebrate historic international law to end violence and harassment in the world of work

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Latest stories
A tax justice banner in Burundi
Story

Campaigning for a more progressive tax system

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Tax Justice Alliance members presenting their petition to the former opposition leader in Parliament, the Honorable Winnie Kizza
Story

Fighting taxes that increase inequality

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Tax Policy and Programme Manager Hannah Brejnholt Tranberg debating “who should pay taxes?” at Folkemødet 2018
Story

A report that opens doors

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Latest opinions
Margarita represents the case of communities affected by the contamination of La Pasión River in Guatemala.
Opinion

Time for a complete U-turn on natural resource management

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The beach, before Cyclone Fani hits the Puri district
Opinion

As Cyclone Fani hits India, we owe it to the poorest to be ready

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Opinion

Taxing for equality

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