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A lot has been written about the richest 1% who own half of the world’s wealth, or the 80 or so people who have more capital than 3 billion of the world’s poorest. But what isn’t being talked about,...
This is one seriously exciting moment for ActionAid as we celebrate the sign off of a new international strategy: Action for Global Justice!  It’s particularly exciting because of the feminist...
As global inequalities rise, women continue to lose out - we know that eight men own as much as the poorest half of the world. ActionAid research introduces us to some of the women who make up this...
Inequality is widespread and deepening, with the impact falling heavily on poor women who face a range of different intersecting challenges. Solutions are hotly debated by powerful decision makers in...

ActionAid South Africa (AASA) applauds Chapter 9 Institutions and our Judiciary for upholding the rule of law by ordering the release of the Public Protector’s State Capture Report detailing widespread corruption, fraud and undemocratic maneuvers within and between members of government and the infamous Gupta family. The report and its release not only demonstrate South Africa’s rigorous democracy and constitutional authority, but more admirably our active citizenry and the power of people to hold leaders and corporates to account.

According to new figures released today by ActionAid, women are working an average of four years longer than men during their life, largely because of their greater role in housework and caring for children, the sick and elderly. Around the world governments are failing to take action to deal with the causes of inequality for both women and men.

Governments urgently need to improve their policy readiness if they want to have any chance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on inequalities. Governments in developing countries...
Within a decade, Brazil has amazed and inspired the world, demonstrating that it is possible to tackle hunger and inequality with innovative, cross-sectoral and participatory policies. Extreme...
Written by Jessica Hartog and Tanjir HossainDisasters, some might say, are a part of life. And yet changing factors across the world are increasing the frequency and impact of disasters; factors...
Written by Jessica Hartog and Tanjir HossainDisasters, some might say, are a part of life. And yet changing factors across the world are increasing the frequency and impact of disasters; factors...