Covid-19 has had devastating impact on young women’s education. Young women and girls are at higher risk of early marriage and pregnancy. Massive investment in education is urgently needed. Let’s
How just three Big Tech companies could address nurse shortages in 20 poor countries by paying their fair share of corporate tax
New ActionAid research looked at Facebook, Alphabet Inc (the parent company of Google) and Microsoft and exposed a potential $2.8bn ‘tax gap’ which these three tech giants alone could be liable for in
As protests in Nigeria to end police brutality continue and protesters face deadly attacks, ActionAid Nigeria's country director Ene Obe calls on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, to urgently respond
With schools across the world gradually re-opening after protracted closures due to Covid-19, the critical role of teachers in ensuring that all children are able to enjoy their fundamental right to
Schools can act as a powerful equalising force in any society. But is the Covid-19 pandemic is at risk of deepening existing inequalities in education? 190 organisations join ActionAid's calls for
Unprecedented has become the watchword of 2020, as the world grapples with the escalating health and economic crisis of Covid-19, soaring food insecurity and the worst locust infestations in decades.
Today marks exactly one month since the Senegalese lockdown lifted. Here Khardiata Ndoye Pouye who is a Women’s Rights Officer at ActionAid Senegal reflects on her experience of the pandemic and the
ActionAid and hundreds of other organisations have called for trade deal talks to be suspended during the Covid-19 crisis. This post explores why.
The virtual Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and G20 finance ministers ended last week, having failed to deliver on the immediate cash injection needed to mitigate the looming