ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Publications

  1.  A thriving private sector that provides decent jobs and generates revenue is an essential component of a successful development strategy. International donors are currently very interested in...
  2. Illicit financial flows deprive Africa of billions of dollars each year, more than is received in overseas development aid or foreign direct investment combined.  Up to two-thirds of these...
  3. This policy governs staff who work for the International Secretariat (IS) and whose contracts are administered by the IS Human Resources Team in Johannesburg, South Africa. For all other IS staff,...
  4. This report is the culmination of five years’ implementation of ActionAid’s multi-country project, Stop Violence Against Girls in School, an initiative in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique. The project was...
  5. In 2003, the Maputo Declaration of the African Union stated that, within five years, 10 per cent of the budgets of member states would be dedicated to agriculture. Ten years on, despite spending...
  6. Barclays bank is now reported to be the largest retail bank in Africa and is the largest UK bank operating on the continent. This puts it in a position of responsibility with regard to the way it...
  7. Public spending on agriculture in Africa is critical to promoting economic growth and the reduction of poverty. GDP growth originating in agriculture is much more effective in reducing poverty than...
  8. This report is the fourth in a series of collaborations between ActionAid International, CARE International and WWF International.We have come together as organisations concerned about the lack of...
  9. Six months after the world's worst garment factory disaster, the victims are still awaiting compensation and suffering physical and psychological injuries.  ActionAid surveyed almost two thirds...
  10. At the present time, partnerships between international humanitarian actors and national and local actors do not achieve their full potential to enhance humanitarian performance.  Continuing to...
  11. As we approach the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), discussions about what should follow them offer a historic opportunity to rethink global development. The post-2015...
  12. The 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly will see the launch of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon´s Special Report: A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium...
  13. The overall purpose of this evaluation was to assess the extent to which the Action for Children’s Rights in Education (ACRE) project has started bringing about anticipated changes, to examine which...
  14. Unpaid care work refers to the work done in the home and in communities from preparing food, collecting firewood and water to taking care of children, the ill and the elderly. Women and girls living...
  15. Aid continues to play an important role helping developing countries reduce poverty and inequality, and attaining global and national development goals. Though efforts to increase its quality and...
  16. This report and the attached financial statements bring together the activities and financial position of all of the entities that work under the name ActionAid International.
  17. This report is part of ActionAid’s ambitious project to debate, develop and propose strategies for development in a range of poor countries, from Nepal to Nigeria. These strategies aim to provide...
  18. Recent months have seen a number of high profile exposés of the schemes big-name companies such as Google, Apple and Starbucks use to cut billions off their tax bills. The news has shocked a lot of...
  19. Welcome to our Annual Report for 2012, in which we share the achievements and challenges of the first full year of our new strategy, People’s Action to End Poverty.Through a wide and innovative range...