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Policy Brief: Incorporation of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Unpaid Care Work into regional polices: Africa
31 Jul 2017
Time to start caring – how ignoring Unpaid Care Work is holding back economic empowerment of Africa’s rural women Agriculture accounts on average for one third of Africa’s GDP and women make up...
Our offices were raided in Uganda - here's what to do if yours are too
Last month, police raided the offices of ActionAid Uganda, the Great Lakes Institute (GLISS), and Solidarity Uganda. More raids on the offices of other NGOs have since followed. Every indication...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:41
Agroecology and Resilience Project Stories of Change (ActionAid Senegal)
21 Sep 2017
Agroecology and Resilience Project Brochure (ActionAid Senegal)
21 Sep 2017
Tax, privatisation and the right to education: Influencing education financing and tax policy to transform children’s lives.
1 Sep 2017
The current report is the synthesis of the participatory research carried out as part of the Tax, Privatisation and Right to Education multi country project, and is based on the national reports...
The wrong model for resilience: How G7-backed drought insurance failed Malawi, and what we must learn from it
24 May 2017
The G7-backed African Risk Capacity (ARC) drought insurance policy was an experiment that failed Malawi, and in particular its women, in the face of a drought that need not have become a disaster....
Charter of Demands: Actualizing women's land rights in Africa
29 Mar 2017
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...
Young Urban Women: Exploring Interlinkages: Bodily Integrity, Economic Security and Equitable Distribution of Unpaid Care Work
30 Nov 2015
ActionAid and its partners have, since 2013, been working to address the issues of bodily integrity and economic security among approximately 5800 young women in the age group of 15- 25 years in...
Real solutions needed for mining in South Africa
Leadership is about falling in love with the people you serve and the people falling in love with you.- Joyce BandaThis Valentine’s day, we would do well to consider these words of the former...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 14:32
Food & land rights
The Challenges of Education Reform and Privatisation in Liberia
There are some major challenges in access, quality and equity in the Liberian education system – but is privatisation the right solution? Of the total population, 47% of Liberia have received no...
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:23