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Raising citizens’ voices on the Sustainable Development Goals

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world’s most marginalised people must be involved in the process. But they are often excluded implementing, monitoring and delivering the SDGs

Framework 2018: Gender-Responsive Public Services

This framework offers practical guidance to all matters relating to public services, including education, health, transport, water and sanitation, early childcare, agricultural extension and street

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Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case

This briefing highlights the importance of a binding international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs) that protects women's rights, as an integral part of efforts to

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Stop Violence Against Girls in School

A lack of knowledge about violence against girls has hindered efforts to stop it. ActionAid’s 2013 Stop Violence Against Girls in School report is one of the first comprehensive studies to provide

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Making Care Visible

Various caring activities that are essential to maintaining societies are primarily done by women and girls throughout the world. Unpaid work carried out in a person’s own home is not reflected in

Double jeopardy

Every day, women around the world are making an invaluable contribution to the global economy through paid and unpaid labour. Their work is often poorly paid, invisible and precarious due to

Gender Responsive Public Services and Macro-Economic Policy in Ghana

Improving public services is vital to progress on the fulfilment of girls’ and women’s rights: to education, to health (including sexual and reproductive health services), to water and sanitation, to

Funding a localised, women-led approach to protection from Gender Based Violence

Disasters, protracted crises and conflicts disproportionately affect women, yet women and their organisations are significantly underrepresented in humanitarian response. While the evidence shows that

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Protecting the labour rights of young workers

Strengthening legal protections against gender based violence at work is particularly important for young workers, 77% of whom are in informal employment.

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Making tax work for girls’ education

Globally, there are 264 million primary and secondary age children and youth out of school. More girls than boys currently receive no primary education and many pupils in school in developing