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What will be necessary in France to protect domestic workers?
The original article has been published on LeMonde.fr in French and translated into English by Jordyn Pfalzgraf.On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of Convention 189 by the...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:28
unpaid care work
How Export-Led Growth is Hampering Women’s Rights
Hundreds of thousands of women go to factories for work every day to make products for export as part of global supply chains. Many of these products end up in major supermarkets, high street and...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:43
Economics, business and development
Cities for whom? Gender inequality in the cities
In 2014, just before FIFA’s World Cup in Brazil, social movements were protesting in the streets using messages like “Come to the streets!” “It’s not only about R$0,20”. These were struggles for...
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 12:58
Power, Poverty, Gender and Injustice: The local impact of inequality
Much of the recent debate on inequality has focused on the big picture of how a few individuals (62, in Oxfam’s January paper) have the same wealth as half the world’s population. As usefully...
Aftab Alam Khan
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 15:07
Food & land rights
Women and girls with disabilities face double discrimination in Myanmar
Article by Tawngmai N Khum - ActionAid Myanmar Myanmar’s recent democratic trajectory has ushered in change on many social, political and economic frontiers. Marking this change has been the...
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 07:42
Violence Against Women in the Gaza Strip
16 Dec 2015
Following the Israeli military Operation Protective Edge in summer 2014, this reports presents the findings of a study initiated by ActionAid and Alianza por la Solidaridad (Alianza) on violence...
Why tax is a feminist issue
#taxpaysfor public services that meet women’s rightsThis year the women of Heliopolis in Sao Paulo, Brazil were celebrating. Their streets have more lights, helping all residents, especially women,...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:28
Why didn’t she run away?
In 1996, a sixteen year old young girl was lured from a school in Kerala, the state that I come from. She returned 40 days later to the post office where her father worked and even the father could...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 13:42
16 days of activism
My body is my own
It is incredible how quickly the end of the year comes around and we find ourselves on the eve of 16 Days of Activism and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Last...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 09:40
16 days of activism
Filling the Social Security Gap: Inequality & Women's Rights
In 2014, the richest 1% of the world’s population owned 48% of the world’s wealth, and by 2016 this share may increase to more than 50%. In an increasingly integrated global economy, as the rich get...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 12:00