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The seas are rising, and so must we!
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Press release: ActionAid joins global climate strike

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People protesting at the #SandtonShutdown demonstration
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Calls for greater action from the South African government following rise in violence against women and xenophobic attacks

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Young Urban Women's Movement (YUWM) in Ghana's logo
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Communiqué: Annual Young Urban Women’s Movement (YUWM) Conference

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2018 ActionAid International Annual Report
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ActionAid International 2018 annual report

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Vera Fafa Abenya is the first female president of her school’s student council
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“I believe that in every human establishment, change is key”

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Kafui Cardigah Kwadade at her shop in Kadjebi
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Meet Kafui, an advocate of women’s economic empowerment

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The seas are rising, and so must we!
News

Press release: ActionAid joins global climate strike

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People protesting at the #SandtonShutdown demonstration
News

Calls for greater action from the South African government following rise in violence against women and xenophobic attacks

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Young Urban Women's Movement (YUWM) in Ghana's logo
News

Communiqué: Annual Young Urban Women’s Movement (YUWM) Conference

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Rahima (pseudonym) works at a garment factory and frequently does twelve-hour shifts.
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Campaigners celebrate historic international law to end violence and harassment in the world of work

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Adriano Campolina, Secretary General of ActionAid will be leaving in September, 2019
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Adriano Campolina, Secretary General, will be leaving ActionAid in September 2019

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Members of the National Smallholder Women Farmers' Movement at the Africa Climate Week
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Communiqué from the Africa Climate Week, 18th - 22nd March 2019

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Smallholder farmers are most affected by the effects of climate change
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Balancing mitigation ambitions with adaptation: placing agroecology at the center of climate action in Africa

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Vera Fafa Abenya is the first female president of her school’s student council
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“I believe that in every human establishment, change is key”

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Kafui Cardigah Kwadade at her shop in Kadjebi
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Meet Kafui, an advocate of women’s economic empowerment

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Bernice Gbadzi is now confident that her career goal of being a nurse will be realised
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“I finally feel ready to write my Basic Education Certificate Examinations”

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The Sakote Kindergarten
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No schools under trees in Sakote anymore

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An assertive Kubra Sumani stood up against her father's friend and reported him for making sexual advances towards her.
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A brighter future for Kubra Sumani

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Vida Dzamesi is a member of the Kpogadzi Community-Based Anti-violence Team (COMBAT) in the Adaklu District of the Volta Region of Ghana
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Kpogadzi COMBAT paves the way for rights protection

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2018 ActionAid International Annual Report
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ActionAid International 2018 annual report

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Policy Brief: Financing Education in Ghana
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Policy Brief: Financing education in Ghana

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Students in a public school in Ghana
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Financing education in Ghana

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2018 Annual Report
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2018 Annual Report

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Members of the Young Urban Women's Movement advocate for access to water and gender-responsive public services at the Ga West Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra region
Publication

Briefing paper: Gender Responsive Public Services and Macro-Economic Policy in Ghana

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Promoting progressive taxation in the budgeting processes: an analysis of tax measures announced during the mid-year review of the 2018 Annual Budget and the 2019 Annual Budget Statement and Economic Policy
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Promoting progressive taxation in the budgeting processes: an analysis of tax measures announced during the mid-year review of the 2018 Annual Budget and the 2019 Annual Budget Statement and Economic Policy

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