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ActionAid International 2018 annual report

Welcome to ActionAid International's 2018 annual report. You can find out all about our work from 2018, including inspiring stories of change, activism and human rights,

Sexual harassment and violence against garment workers in Bangladesh

Research conducted by ActionAid has found that 80% of garment workers in Bangladesh have either seen or directly experienced sexual violence or harassment in the workplace. You can read more about
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The impact of privatisation on the fulfilment of the Right to Education in 7 African countries

The governments of Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda must provide free public education of the highest attainable quality using the maximum of available resources.
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Shifting power to young people

Young people should be at the centre of how the humanitarian system responds to crises. But the impact of crises on young people is often overlooked, as is their power as capable agents of change.
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Champions and change-makers

This compilation of case studies highlights the work of young people and civil society working with or supported by ActionAid.

Multi-country research on private education in compliance with the right to education

How are private schools impacting the realisation of children and young people’s human rights? And particularly their right to education?

Collect more – and more fairly?

Long-term funding is needed in developing countries to provide quality, gender-responsive public services.
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Our feminist approach to protection in emergencies

Our feminist approach to protection aims to support women in humanitarian action. We focus on the essential role of women leaders in strengthening community reslience and protection. Women's rights
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Making the local global

Local women leaders must be at the heart of humanitarian work. They are commonly the first responders in any emergency and are most active in prevention and rebuilding after disasters. They should

The summons of the climate case against Shell, summarised

A short summary of the evidence and argumentation used and of Milieudefensie et al.’s demands, that Shell must contribute to achieving the global climate goal to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees.