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My name is Ishmael Mnkandla and I joined Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) in 2006. Being a member of ZimRights has proved to be so much beneficial to me and other peers. Zimrights is a...
It started as Merry-Go-Rounds, where village women could save from the little left to them for daily household budgets through groups, and hand over the lump sum to a member, one after the other. But...
Action Towards Social Justice

ActionAid takes the opportunity of the 2014 Day of the African Child, which is entitled: ‘Child Friendly, Quality, Free and Compulsory Education for the African Child’ to express our committment to advance the issue of girls education vis-a-vis the current security challenges schools are experiencing due the activities of the Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.

In 1994 up to a million people in Rwanda were killed over 100 days, approximately 20 per cent of Rwanda’s population, in the genocide against the Tutsis. Twenty years on and Rwanda has made...

ActionAid's response to the progress report from the African Union Panel on Illicit Financial Flows

Illicit financial flows and tax avoidance in Africa is ActionAid's  press briefing leading up to the African Union Finance Ministers Conference Abuja, Nigeria, 25-30 March, 2014.

ActionAid is calling for an end to harmful tax breaks and increased cooperation between governments to prevent tax competition which leads to a ‘race to the bottom’.