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Breaking the kitchen stereotype

Boabil Tenga talks about how time diaries helped him realise how much time his wife was spending on Unpaid Care Work and how by supporting and assisting in the workload has helped him to support his
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Ellen Lindsey Awuku: passionate about youth advocacy

Ellen Lindsey Awuku is a youth advocate who is passionate about youth involvement in governance and influence over policy-making. She is also a member of ActionAid's youth advocacy network, Activista
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VIDEO: Escaping child marriage: Ama's story

At 14 years old, Ama* was abducted by two men for child marriage while walking home from school in the Upper West region of Ghana. In this short video, she recounts her experience and the
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VIDEO: ActionAid wins EU #ChangingLives 2018 Video Competition

Paul Kadja, 31 years, details how mushroom farming training provided by ActionAid has improved his livelihood
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VIDEO: One Girl's Journey | Women and girls' rights

One Girl’s Journey is inspired by the real experiences of women and girls we work with in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Shot entirely from the perspective of one girl, Grace, at key moments of her
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How Kende fought back child marriage and the trap of teenage pregnancy with education

Kende is an 18-year old survivor of child marriage with a two-year old child, who has returned back to school to reclaim her life and that of her child's.
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“Before, I had no idea how computers work”

Susana Amable, 34 years old, is a beneficiary of ActionAid's livelihood training and was supported by the European Union with toolkit to start her business following the training..
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"The training has been great so far"

Richard Acheampong lives at Oyarifa Teiman, one of the fifteen communities that falls under the scope of the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly (LaNMMA) in the Greater Accra region. Earlier
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Action for Global Justice: ActionAid Ghana's Take

Our new strategy, “Action for Global Justice” strengthens and implements learnings from our previous strategy. With a critical understanding of the influencers and causes of extreme poverty and
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“In the next five years, I want to be the best woman ginger farmer in the district”

A few years ago, Asanna Iddrisu was a struggling subsistence farmer working to make ends meet to feed her family and herself, until ActionAid and our partner, Centre for Maternal Health and Community