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ActionAid USA's response to Trump's statement on cutting WHO funding

Brandon Wu, Director of Policy & Campaigns at ActionAid USA responds to Donald Trump, president United States, stating he would halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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

Never Give Up: the struggle for a birthright

This is the story of the Acholi people of Apaa, Uganda. They have routinely been displaced from their land and this is the story of their struggle for a land to call home.

Conservation or land grabbing? The case of Mbulia Group Ranch

Sometimes, conservation can be used as a cover for landgrabbing. This story, of the Mbulia Group Ranch in Kenya, is an example of how this can happen.

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The #42for42 fire trucks protest

When activists in Zambia realised the country was buying 42 fire trucks for $42 million, and found they could be bought for a quarter of the price, they knew they had to act. This is their story.

Celebrating the power of human rights defenders

Human rights are hard won and easily lost. This is a collection of stories of those who defend human rights around the world.

Calls for greater action from the South African government following rise in violence against women and xenophobic attacks

ActionAid country directors from across Africa have issued a joint statement in solidarity with those protesting against xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Time for a complete U-turn on natural resource management

Across the globe, we are witnessing unprecedented and often violent scrambles for natural resources. Environmental activists and land rights defenders are increasingly under attack. Few of these

Criminalisation confronted

The historic victory of 26th April, when Abelino Chub Caal was acquitted of all the malicious charges brought against him, has highlighted the ongoing struggle for indigenous rights in Guatemala.

A SLAPP in the face for accountability

Transnational corporations are growing in power. All over the world, this is often affecting the ability of citizens and governments to protect human rights.