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Annual Report 2016

In 2016, ActionAid and those it works alongside – people living with poverty and injustice, their communities, and other organisations and allies – achieved important changes and victories in the

Promoting community and women’s leadership in building resilience: Lessons from the Ready for Anything project

This is a summary publication of the main lessons learned from ActionAid flagship project Ready for Anything that was implemented from July 2013 to December 2016. The project promoted a holistic

A call for action to ensure strong regulation of the financial sector to avoid environmental, social and governance risks

Across Africa, Latin America and Asia families are being forced off their land and rainforests razed to the ground – for projects backed by European money.Companies looking for land to grow crops for

Sustainability Now!: CMU Mid-Term Review

The Capital Markets Union (CMU) aims to stimulate the EU economy by further integrating the capital markets of Member States. The Action Plan on Building a Capital Markets Union was launched in 2015

ActionAid briefing on The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

As part of the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) process which was initiated in 201 3, the OECD was tasked to come up with recommendations on different areas of international tax standards. One

Promoting localised, women-led approaches to humanitarian responses – A Briefing Note

Briefing note outlining why ActionAid is committed to devolving humanitarian response from international to national and local levels, and why we and support women to take on leadership roles in

The wrong model for resilience

The G7-backed African Risk Capacity (ARC) drought insurance policy was an experiment that failed Malawi, and in particular its women, in the face of a drought that need not have become a disaster. The

Beyond caring: Enabling women’s leadership in disaster risk reduction by breaking down the barrier of unpaid care work

Women are crucial and necessary leaders in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response. However, a key challenge to realising women’s leadership of and participation in DRR is recognising

How can Humanitarian Organisations Encourage More Women in Surge?

Surge capacity is defined as the ability to scale-up (and down) resources smoothly and quickly, including getting the right people to the right places doing the right things in the shortest amount of