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Artful Activism: A Toolkit for Creative Activism

Artful Activism: A Toolkit for Creative Activism draws on a three-year research process co-hosted by ActionAid, the Centre for Human Rights at the University of York in the UK, and partners in Uganda


Now and the Future – Pandemics and Crisis: Gender Equality, Peace and Security in a Covid-19 World and Beyond

This report is based on consultation with over 200 organisations in 10 countries. It consists of a multi-country report and country specific reports which provide an important body of evidence that

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Avoiding the Climate Poverty Spiral: Social protection to avoid climate-induced loss & damage

In a world facing the escalating impacts of global warming, social protection has a crucial role to play in protecting women, communities and economies from the catastrophic impact of the climate

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Principles for Just Transitions in Extractives and Agriculture: Shaping energy and food systems that work for women, communities and the climate

Efforts to address the climate emergency and limit global warming require fundamental and rapid change in our energy and food systems.

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Costs of climate inaction: displacement and distress migration

More than 62 million South Asian people will be forced to migrate from their homes due to climate disasters by 2050, according to new research from ActionAid International and Climate Action Network


Climate change drives migration in conflict-ridden Afghanistan

Using participatory research with communities in Afghanistan, and combining it with policy analysis, this report captures a picture of internal migration and displacement in Afghanistan, due to


The impact of Covid-19 on young women

In August 2020, ActionAid interviewed 1219 young women as part of the survey, with the majority (80%) aged between 18 and 30. This new research from ActionAid reveals the social and economic impacts

Extractive Sector Taxation

This progressive tax policy briefing explores how countries can optimize revenues from mining, oil and gas resources, and curb potential revenue loss from extractive industries.

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NOT ZERO: How ‘net zero’ targets disguise climate inaction

This joint briefing highlights concerns that many governments and corporations are jumping on the bandwagon and declaring "net zero" climate targets.

Covid-19 Food Crisis: Monitoring research

ActionAid’s Covid-19 Food Crisis Monitoring research explores how measures to control the pandemic are affecting the lives of women smallholder farmers across 14 countries in Asia and Africa.