The Covid-19 crisis is exposing how Southern Africa’s overreliance on high-cost imported seeds and fertilisers, and a lack of state investment in climate resilient farming are deepening food
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
“A country that does not know its history cannot learn from its mistakes. The South African government’s continued failure to protect migrants from xenophobic attacks shows at best, a lack of
Covid-19 has killed over a hundred thousand people across Africa, decimated African economies, and pushed millions of people into poverty and hunger with no end in sight unless there is a shift to
Severe drought, chronic water shortages and now rising food and energy prices due to the war on Ukraine, are pushing families to the brink of survival
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This is ActionAid's press statement on the opening of the COP25 climate negotiations in Madrid in December 2019.
As the growing popularity of electric vehicles sparks an increased demand for battery-related minerals, new research by ActionAid exposes the harmful impact of manganese mining on communities in South
The climate crisis is fuelling one of the worst droughts on record across the Horn of Africa, with up to 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger. Find out more about the
New ActionAid research shows stark reality of Covid-19’s impact on young women’s lives in the developing world
ActionAid surveyed 1,219 young women living in urban areas across India, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa revealing lockdown measures have aggravated the pre-existing inequalities they face.
Girls hardest hit by Covid-19 school closures – as teachers report spike in early marriage and teen pregnancies
As children in the global north head back to school, teachers across Asia, Africa and Latin America say many girls in their classes are struggling to return due to increases in early marriage