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Women and the City III
2 Mar 2015
This report reflects the experiences of over 3,000 women and girls living in urban communities in Brazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Liberia, Nepal, South Africa and Zimbabwe. While the women and girls...
Gender Analysis Brief 2014: Violence Against Women and Girls & Access to Justice in Myanmar
16 Nov 2014
Context: Violence Against women and Girl in MyanmarMyanmar has embarked on a journey of transformation that is evident by the robust social, economic, political and technological reform measures it...
Safe Cities for Women and the Rise of the Mainstream Feminist
2014 was undoubtedly the Year of the Feminist. Having worked in women’s rights for a number of years, and having been passionate about them for a good deal more, I’ve felt something change over the...
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 12:57
Young Urban Women Programme - Global Baseline Report
7 Jan 2015
ActionAid's Young Urban Women’s (YUW) Programme addresses young women’s economic rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Using a human rights based approach to development, the...
Thành phố an toàn cho phụ nữ và trẻ em gái - Giấc mơ có thành hiện thực?
24 Nov 2014
Should Men be Involved in Addressing Issues of Violence in Myanmar ?
Written by Programme Officer Lwin Lwin Hlaing, Project Coordinator Maythu New Win, Women in Governance Advisor Melanie Hilton Note: the article is based on community level M&E...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 09:45
Reflections on the Nobel Peace Prize for Malala and Kailash
ActionAid welcomes the excellent news that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize 2014. Much has been made of the decision to choose an Indian and a Pakistani,...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:16
Insights and experiences from Ghana and Rwanda: hidden intersections on women’s rights and climate resilient sustainable agriculture
19 Aug 2014
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded ActionAid International to implement the Women’s Rights to Sustainable Livelihoods project in Ghana and Rwanda between 2012 and 2015. The purpose of the...
Families of missing Nigeria schoolgirls received your messages
Thank you for all your heart-felt messages of support which streamed in from all over the world after 276 girls were abducted from their dormitories in the Nigerian town of Chibok.The kidnapping by...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 13:35
It's #TimeToAct to end sexual violence in conflict
This week ActionAid will be joining hundreds of other charities, politicians, experts, world leaders and Angelina Jolie at the exCel centre in London for what promises to be an incredible event.The...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 12:30
Violence Against Women