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.
24 September (New York) – International aid agency ActionAid today warns that unless rising inequality is addressed, many of the targets in the Sustainable Development Goals to be agreed this week at the United Nations will not be met.
A new international agreement reached by world leaders today on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, is being heavily criticised by aid agencies, including ActionAid, who say rich countries are shirking their responsibility to respond to the growing impact of climate change.
“Obscurity started to intensify to a point where darkness shrouded the entire village of Kolapara.” That was the omen of the ruthless storms arrival. “Have you ever witnessed such darkness where your...