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Dhaka, ActionAid Bangladesh, Today Shonali Khatun, 14, challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at a hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Tuesday. A smiling Shonali opened the show ‘Beauty Redefined’, organized by ActionAid Bangladesh, to applause in a dress designed by famed fashion designer and model Bibi Russell.

The first female Town Chief of Yangayah Town, Gbarma district, Gbarpolu County. Ma Zoe is a girls’ education advocate and a member of the Mother’s club in Yangayah town established by ActionAid in...
The Report, Next Generation 2015 and Beyond, was jointly commissioned by ActionAid Bangladesh, British Council and the University of Liberal Arts of Bangladesh and jointly authored by...
The weather was very moderate, 27 Celsius as if in agreement with our vision. It was the Safe Cities street walk in my university. I was part of the over 40 students who were on the streets of our...
Mary Jay, Nigeria
Mrs. Rose Onuoha is a 48 years old widow, a mother of three children and sells Okpa (a local bean cake) at Life Camp junction, Kado Biko, a suburb in Abuja.   Rose says life has been...
Our primary mode of engagement with communities is long-term partnership. This 10-year long ‘programme’ enters communities through Child Sponsorship, which is funded by individuals mostly from the...
Our primary mode of engagement is long-term partnership with people. This is 10-year long ‘programmes’ entering communities through Child Sponsorship funded by individuals mostly from the global...