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Publications

  1. About Activista GhanaA platform for ActionAid Ghana's youth network of activists to build the capacity of young people in Ghana. With the objective of ensuring the youth actively participate in non-...
  2. About POWERActionAid’s five year POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights) project is taking place in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan, supported by the Ministry of...
  3. About POWERActionAid’s five year POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights) project is taking place in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan, supported by the Ministry of...
  4. The second publication in ActionAid Ghana’s, “Spotlight” newsletter publications.The 2017 Spotlight Newsletter titled is a comprehensive compilation of major events and stories from beneficiaries who...
  5. In 2016 we worked with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) based at the University of Sussex in the UK to conduct a research in Ghana and South Africa to examine the relationship between ...
  6. According to international human rights law, primary education should be free of charge, and secondary education should be made progressively free. Yet in many developing countries education is...
  7. How much revenue do African governments lose from providing tax incentives, such as giving companies tax holidays and exemptions on paying taxes on import duties and value added tax? And if these...
  8. The second account of our work under the Country Strategy Paper V (CSP V) under the theme, "Increasing Possibilities, Claiming Rights", ActionAid Ghana’s 2016 Annual Report reveals the widening gap...
  9. ActionAid was founded as a charity in 1972, and throughout our history we have innovated and evolved our approach to better address the structural drivers of poverty and injustice. In the 1990s, we...
  10. This policy brief examines the dwindling state of education financing in Ghana and its impact on learning outcomes and inequality. Despite the government’s commitment to free and compulsory education...
  11. This report has been commissioned by ActionAid Ghana and its main purpose is to examine education financing and the promotion of the Rights to Education (RTE) in Ghana through the provision of...
  12. The right to choose where you go, what you wear, when and with whom you have sex, who you marry and if and when you have children: these are choices that many people reading this paper will assume...
  13. An informative booklet discusses ActionAid's Tax Justice Campaign directed at addressing Unpaid Care Work and Education.It draws and connects the link between the three, making recommendation on what...
  14. This guide is meant to be used by the patrons, executive members of the Girls’ Clubs and other members for the promotion of human rights, particularly the rights of the girl-child. It is aimed at...
  15. The Kilimanjaro Initiative is a rural women’s mobilisation from across Africa towards an iconic moment at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro in October 2016. The Kilimanjaro Initiative was conceived when, we...
  16. ActionAid’s cycle of three reports on inequality, from global, national, and local perspectives, concludes with the release of Shifting Power. This summary looks at each report.A year of surprising...
  17. ActionAid Ghana hosted the West African Food Security Network regional advocacy workshop on Climate Resilience Sustainable Agriculture from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December, 2016. Please...
  18. A thorough report of activities during ActionAid Ghana's three day hosting of the West African Food Security Network regional advocacy workshop on Climate Resilience Sustainable Agriculture from...
  19. Tax and women’s rights are entwined. How tax is spent and raised matters more for women than men. And there is lots of potential for tax to bring about positive change in women’s lives – at the...
  20. Resilience building offers a response to the increasingly complex realities faced by communities. Taking a holistic view, resilience building not only views disaster, conflict and climate change as...