To mark the launch of new global guidelines on working with young people in emergencies, developed by Unicef and the Norwegian Refugee Council, with input from ActionAid and other agencies, we hear
In May 2020 the European Union adopted its 'Farm to Fork' strategy; its vision for the transformation of Europe’s food systems. But the global aspects of this strategy lack ambition.
Together with 130 other organisations, ActionAid is calling for stringent criteria, based on available science, in order to avoid greenwashing, and avoid products like fossil fuels and pesticides, or
Even before the Covid-19 crisis, young people already faced employment challenges. But with the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, addressing these issues is now more urgent than ever.
Globally, teachers are playing a crucial role in continued learning during school closures. Whether they are making materials or helping students who can't access learning resources, teachers must be
Globally, women are in the lowest-paid work, earning 24 percent less than men. At the current rate of progress, it will take 170 years to close this gap. One of the main reasons for this is the lack
Free market economics collapsed like a house of cards when Covid-19 hit, unravelling gains on equality and women’s rights
As 2020 draws to a close, the notion that the Covid-19 pandemic is reversing decades of development progress has become conventional wisdom says Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, ActionAid International Board
At the start of the pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) predicted a global loss of 305 million full-time jobs by July 2020. Now this number is over 400 million. The crisis is worse
To mark its 75th anniversary, the United Nations invited people from all over the world to join conversations on how to tackle the challenges we face and how to build a better future for all.
Money and profit shouldn’t determine who has access to treatment, and there are other, better ways to ensure everyone has a route out of this crisis. ActionAid is supporting calls for a People’s