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The Rainbow Activists

The Rainbow Activist Alliance is challenging the South African authorities stop the culture of impunity and violence.

Landmark indictment of Samsung France for misleading advertising

After an epic judicial procedure initiated in France by Sherpa and ActionAid more than six years ago, Samsung Electronics France SAS has been indicted for misleading advertising.

Migrant women’s resilience in Spain

Migrants, particularly women, are often caught in a web of arbitrarily implemented laws that leave them insecure and vulnerable to exploitation.

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.

"The dress you are wearing to look beautiful is made of our sweat and tears"

Research conducted by ActionAid and Centre for Development Communications has found that 80% of garment workers in Bangladesh have either seen or directly experienced sexual violence or harassment in

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.

Wunmi Mosaku: “Let’s support women to claim their rights”

Actor Wunmi Mosaku discusses the real heroes she met on a trip with ActionAid to one of Ghana’s poorest regions. She is joining forces with ActionAid's campaign to put power back in the hands of
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The people of Matarbari Island make themselves be counted

A major energy infrastructure project in Bangladesh is having a huge impact on the host communities. While the project is recognised as a national priority, the interests of the communities have been
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Surviving climate change and migration in Bangladesh

Millions more are fleeing their homes due to rising sea levels, salinisation, droughts and desertification which are destroying lives and livelihoods. People living the southern delta areas of