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Press release: ActionAid joins global climate strike

As world leaders head to New York for the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Climate Action Summit, the worldwide marches and actions will send a clear message that people of all ages and

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

As leaders of ActionAid programmes across Africa, we are gravely concerned, shocked and grieved by the continuing wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. As South African civil society

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

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE 2ND ANNUAL YOUNG URBAN WOMEN’S MOVEMENT (YUWM) CONFERENCE HELD AT THE MIKLIN HOTEL ACCRA, 5 SEPTEMBER 2019

We are members of the Young Urban Women’s Movement made

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Campaigners celebrate historic international law to end violence and harassment in the world of work

Campaigners are celebrating after a historic international law to end violence and harassment in the world of work has today been adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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

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

Communiqué from the Africa Climate Week, 18th - 22nd March 2019

The 2019 Africa Climate Week held in Accra under the theme, “Climate Action in Africa: A Race We Can Win” was reported to have brought together around 3,000 participants including governments’

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Placing agroecology at the center of climate action in Africa

JOINT STATEMENT OF CSOS IN AGROECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT TO GOVERNMENTS OF AFRICA AT THE 2019 AFRICA CLIMATE WEEK HELD IN ACCRA, GHANA FROM THE 18TH TO 22ND MARCH 2019

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Africa Climate Week: We’re running out of time to protect farmers and food supplies from global warming

Press release from ActionAid Ghana on Africa Climate Week

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COP24: Governments fail to agree on measures to prevent catastrophic climate change

ActionAid's response to the UN Climate Conference in Poland where governments failed to agree on measures to prevent catastrophic climate change

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Communiqué issued at the end of the National Dialogue on Unpaid Care Work

ActionAid and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, following a national Ddialogue on Unpaid Care Work under the theme: “Women's Unpaid Care Work Counts: Recognise, Redistribute and