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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.

Women and the City III

This report reflects the experiences of more than 3,000 women and girls living in urban communities in Brazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Liberia, Nepal, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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World Food Day 2020

Before the pandemic, 27 million people were experiencing in “emergency” levels of food insecurity, one step away from famine (FAO 2020). The Covid-19 crisis could have a catastrophic impact of their

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

50 Million People Trapped in Modern Slavery

A recent UN report ‘Global Estimates of Modern Slavery’ which shows that the number of people trapped in forced labour and forced marriage have increased significantly in the last five years to an

Why ActionAid is working to tackle modern slavery     

Attention must be dedicated to upholding human rights in the world of work.  

ActionAid calls for a feminist response to corporate abuse as new report exposes persecution and mistreatment of women in four communities

• A new report from ActionAid reveals shocking corporate abuse of women from communities in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Guatemala. 
• The report, released ahead of the 8th session of negotiations of

Women and the city

This report uses participatory methods to measure safety developed by a range of organisations in the “safe cities movement” to document the lives of women whose knowledge and views of their urban