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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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ActionAid Kenya condemns fake news about Covid-19 response

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ActionAid responds to COP26 delay

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News

Women lead ActionAid’s response to Covid-19 crisis

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Latest stories
A woman holding a hand washing instructions poster
Story

Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Mrs. Pheong Saret planting a mangrove sapling
Story

Restoring vital mangrove forests in Cambodia

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Danida Hum
Story

How safe spaces for women and girls are strengthening the resilience of communities in Jordan.

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Latest opinions
A woman farmer in Brazil
Opinion

Respecting, protecting, fulfilling the right to food in times of Covid-19

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Young activists in Liberia
Opinion

Young people might be more resilient to the virus, but not to its impacts

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A boy stands alone in Schisto refugee camp, Greece
Opinion

ActionAid signs open letter on the right to asylum

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