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International Labour Organisation C190 - anniversary webinar

To mark the one year anniversary of the adoption of ILO Convention 190: Violence and Harassment Convention, a webinar entitled "The World of Work is Changing! Why ILO C190 Matters More Than Ever" was

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'Women and girls are living in a pressure cage'

Sharmin Akter, 21, is a case management worker for ActionAid. She supports women and girls living in the Rohingya refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Here Sharmin explains why COVID-19 reaching

Leveraging tax transparency

Universal health care. Free childcare. Free education. These are what our taxes contribute to in Australia. Despite this, the issue of tax is highly politicised and often used to attack progressive

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Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

We are taking all necessary measures to protect the health and safety of our staff and the communities we work with worldwide.

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Restoring vital mangrove forests in Cambodia

ActionAid Cambodia and partners are working with eight community fisheries and the provincial fisheries administration to restore Kampot’s mangrove forests and marine resources. This is a result of

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How safe spaces for women and girls are strengthening the resilience of communities in Jordan.

Resilience. Protection. Urban. Women-led. Jordan. Syrian-Refugee-Crisis. Disaster Risk Reduction. Empowerment.

Financing education

This page outlines the way that ActionAid works to finance education around the world.

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Cyclone Idai one year on

One year after Cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, survivors are still living in makeshift shelters and are now facing an escalating food and climate crisis. 

Recent flooding affecting more than 70

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Ten years on from the deadly earthquake, Haiti’s humanitarian crisis continues

A decade on from the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people, a recent report by the UN warns that this year 4.6 million Haitians will be in urgent need of humanitarian

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Women’s leadership in food aid distribution, Zimbabwe

The RWA movement is a women’s empowerment group supported by ActionAid Zimbabwe, whose members are supporting the current emergency response. The Lean Season Assistance Programme (LSA), for example