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Surviving climate change – Hilda’s story

This is the story of Hilda. Hilda lives in rural Zimbabwe and her community was devastated by Cyclone Idai. Read about how Hilda worked to rebuild her community and watch her short video.

Celebrating the power of human rights defenders

Human rights are hard won and easily lost. This is a collection of stories of those who defend human rights around the world.

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The #42for42 fire trucks protest

When activists in Zambia realised the country was buying 42 fire trucks for $42 million, and found they could be bought for a quarter of the price, they knew they had to act. This is their story.

Conservation or land grabbing? The case of Mbulia Group Ranch

Sometimes, conservation can be used as a cover for landgrabbing. This story, of the Mbulia Group Ranch in Kenya, is an example of how this can happen.

Never Give Up: the struggle for a birthright

This is the story of the Acholi people of Apaa, Uganda. They have routinely been displaced from their land and this is the story of their struggle for a land to call home.

Citizens demand the EU stops stalling on a treaty to ensure that businesses respect human rights

This week saw the publication of the landmark revised draft of a UN treaty which aims to prevent human rights abuses by transnational corporations and other business enterprises, and close existing

The threat to the community of Vhimba

Residents in in Chikware and Mapombere villages in Zimbabwe were threatened with a 72 hours eviction notice by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. Due to rapid intervention this

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Campaigning for a more progressive tax system

Our in-depth research and awareness raising on public resource mobilisation in Burundi has led to progressive tax reforms.

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Fighting taxes that increase inequality

Tax Justice Alliance Uganda challenges a new tax measure that would increase inequality.

A report that opens doors

Our tool that uncovers how European tax policies and treaties might impact developing countries.