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Zambia’s election: Covid-19 guidelines must not be used to restrict monitors’ access to polling stations

As Zambia heads to the polls tomorrow (August 12) for a highly contested election, ActionAid is calling on the Electoral Commission to protect the integrity of the ballot and ensure voting can proceed

Stark warning from IPCC shows the need for radical climate action

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today releases the first instalment of its Sixth Assessment Report, ActionAid is calling for radical and transformative action to bring

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Women and children most at risk as climate change and conflict drive migration in Afghanistan

As rising insecurity and conflict engulf Afghanistan in the wake of the US and NATO troops withdrawal, new ActionAid research highlights the hidden crisis facing women and children forced to flee the

Shell appeal shows oil giant puts profits before people and planet

Shell’s decision to appeal against the ruling of a Dutch court that it must cut its emissions in line with global climate goals, shows the fossil fuel giant ‘prioritising its bottom line over people


ActionAid responds to new UN numbers showing rising global hunger

As UN agencies today release new figures showing how the Covid-19 pandemic is driving rising levels of hunger globally, ActionAid is calling for small-scale food producers to be central to developing

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Game of two halves – football finals offer ray of hope in Europe while Uganda turns stadium into Covid-19 hospital

Number of Ugandans fully vaccinated equivalent to less than 5% of Wembley stadium capacity.

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ActionAid responds to humanitarian and hunger crisis in Southern Tigray

Women are leading ActionAid’s emergency response in Ethiopia’s Tigray region where communities are facing severe food shortages, conflict and widespread violence against women and girls.


ActionAid calls on members of the UN Human Rights Council to back inquiry into rights abuses in Palestine

Ahead of a special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (Friday, 9 July), ActionAid is calling on all 47 members of the council to back an independent investigation into violations of


ActionAid stands in solidarity with the people of Haiti

ActionAid International responds to the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse

ActionAid warns the green energy transition could fuel human rights abuses

As the growing popularity of electric vehicles sparks an increased demand for battery-related minerals, new research by ActionAid exposes the harmful impact of manganese mining on communities in South