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International development and the next EU budget

This ActionAid paper examines the need for the next EU budget to take into account the needs of international development. Published in July 2020.

Covid-19: A women-led response

ActionAid research shows how lockdowns and coronavirus restrictions have unleashed a shocking surge in gender-based violence globally. 

But while violence is rising, women’s shelters are being

Believe in Better working paper

This is an independent working paper developed in partnership between ActionAid and the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, supported by the Major Group for Children and Youth, and

Right to Food, Farmers’ Rights & COVID-19

This ActionAid International policy document has been developed to help identify the impacts of the COVID–19 pandemic and responses by governments and intergovernmental agencies on different food

Climate migrants pushed to the brink

This policy brief delves into some of these aspects and presents the initial findings of research on climate change-induced migration internally in three countries in South Asia — Afghanistan

Supporting fair tax systems

This report looks at how countries in the global south can mobilise the needed revenues for investments to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, save lives and protect people's livelihoods.


ActionAid's education response to COVID-19

ActionAid’s ten point call to action for education during Covid-19 provides guidance to staff and partners working on education to effectively engage with governments in their respective countries and

Who Cares for the Future: finance gender responsive public services!

Who cares for the future: finance gender responsive public services! is a landmark report produced by ActionAid looking at the links between financing public services that meet the needs of women and

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Global South Action Plan: Protecting lives and livelihoods from COVID-19

ActionAid has created a plan which outlines how immediate healthcare funding for low-income countries can come from a one-time aid boost.

ActionAid discussion paper on the EU carbon border adjustment

This ActionAid discussion paper seeks to analyse the possible consequences or benefits for developing countries of a carbon border adjustment (CBA) that would be levied on goods imported from outside