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Ensuring a gender-responsive and effective Corporate Due Diligence Legislation in 10 steps

Pollution, land grabbing, the exploitation of workers, violence against human rights defenders… all have different and disproportionate effects on women. ActionAid’s extensive work with communities


The Long Shadow of the Climate Crisis

In 2022 climate disasters have taken on a new scale and horror. Four seasons without rainfall have left a “biblical” drought and unprecedented hunger across Eastern Africa. Devastating floods in

Pathway to a Feminist Corporate Accountability Framework

Women around the world continue to experience business-related human rights abuses and violations differently and disproportionately: from significant barriers to access justice and discrimination in

The Care Contradiction: The IMF, Gender and Austerity

This report exposes the devastating impact public sector cuts are having on women in low income countries, who face a triple threat of losing access to services, having fewer opportunities to access


ActionAid International 2021 Annual Report

This is a review of our work in 2021


Education versus Austerity

Building on our major report The Public Versus Austerity (see below), Education Versus Austerity (also below) provides a synthesis of the key finds as applied to education. The briefing challenges the


Gender Responsive Disability-Inclusive Education Budgeting

Gender Responsive and Disability Inclusive Education Budgeting

Doubly Devastating: Local communities disproportionately affected by food, fuel, and fertiliser price rises

The fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is being felt globally as disruption to supply from two of the world’s major exporters of wheat, maize, fuel and fertiliser is causing prices to soar.  


TaxEd Alliance

The TaxEd Alliance brings together in partnership global tax justice and education actors to make a transformative breakthrough in the domestic financing of public education. ActionAid, the Global


Open letter on the impact of the Ukraine crisis in Africa

Executive Directors and Country Directors of ActionAid programmes in Africa have sent a joint letter to their heads of state and regional bodies, including the Africa Union (AU), Economic Community of