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126 people have been killed in a Taliban assault on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Typhoon Hagupit is currently sweeping across the Philippines. Nearly 19 million people are expected to be affected, their homes and crops damaged.
Celebrities show their support for campaign to give a future to children living in poverty.
ActionAid is preparing communities in the Philippines to evacuate for Typhoon Ruby. Our aid workers are available for media interviews on their concerns and what is happening on the ground.
Survey says the majority of British adults say even legal tax avoidance is morally wrong.
Give poorest children across the world a future this #GivingTuesday urges anti-poverty charity ActionAid
We join #GivingTuesday the initiative that was started in the US in 2012 and has become a global phenomenon
Most women in Afghanistan have no confidence in the judicial system or police, according to new poll data
New poll data shows how little confidence women in Afghanistan have in the judicial system and police.
The Disasters Emergency Committee announces an Ebola Crisis Appeal.
Actress and ActionAid ambassador Emma Thompson “heartbroken” over the Ebola crisis in Liberia.
We respond to demands for information about Ebola from UK school teachers with our latest teaching resource.
Ebola deaths now three times more than all previous outbreaks put together but global response remains slow
ActionAid warns people are going hungry because of an Ebola-created economic crisis in West Africa.
As David Cameron visits Afghanistan, ActionAid urges the government to stand shoulder to shoulder with Afghan women.
We comment on David Cameron's Speech at the New York climate summit - those who marched in the climate demonstrations will expect a binding global agreement.
Global plans to crack down on tax avoidance leave the world’s poorest countries out in the cold – ActionAid new report
OECD’s proposals for tackling tax avoidance fail to deliver for developing countries.
MPs vote to make 0.7 per cent aid target legally binding on future governments.
As Syria refugee numbers reach three million, destabilization of neighbouring countries even more likely
Jordan and Lebanon at risk, warn ActionAid personnel in the Middle East.
Labour appoints first shadow minister to tackle violence against women and girls.
Latest update from the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) on the humanitarian relief effort in Gaza.
The Disasters Emergency Committee will launch an appeal on Friday 8 August for people affected by the conflict in Gaza.
We must tackle the fear at the heart of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
100 days on from the abduction of the Nigerian schoolgirls, ActionAid calls on the Nigerian government to do everything in its power to rescue the girls as well as end criticisism of the Bring Back Our Girls coalition.
Gaza crisis: ActionAid joins humanitarian agencies in calling for ceasefire and sustained solution towards peace
Gaza crisis: ActionAid joins 33 other humanitarian agencies in calling for a ceasefire and sustained solution towards peace.
Ebola tightens its grip on West Africa and we call for more public education.
A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) paper explores the nature, significance and policy implications of 'spillovers' in international corporate taxation — the effects of one country’s tax rules and practices on others. And we offer analysis.
As the End Sexual Violence in Conflict summit draws to a close, governments must ensure that the difference is felt in real practical steps and actions.
Politicans attending the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict discuss the plight of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls.
We talk about the issues behind the World Cup 2014.
ActionAid global spokeswomen working with survivors of violence across Africa and in Afghanistan.
Award winning singer-songwriter, Jake Bugg sees ActionAid's work with young Brazillians for himself.
The Nigerian government must do more to find missing school girls, says ActionAid Nigeria Director, Dr Hassaini Abdu
ActionAid condemns the abduction of more than 200 girls from a school in Nigeria.
ActionAid's statement following Barclays AGM in London.
Barclays boss told “Don’t be a banker for tax-dodgers” as campaigners descend on contentious Annual General Meeting
Barclays bosses plan to pay themselves millions in bonuses whilst helping businesses set up in tax havens, ActionAid claimed today.
Military police take control of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous slums, Complexo da Mare where ActionAid works
Military police launch an armed operation to take control of the Complexo da Mare favela in Rio from local drug gangs.
One year after its launch the DEC Syria Crisis Appeal has funded help to over 300,000 people.
ActionAid is available for interviews from Jordan and London on the humanitarian impact of the Syria peace talks from Wednesday 22 January.
Cyclone Phailin aid consortium ensures long term support to 180,000 people on India’s eastern coastline
A consortium of aid agencies has received a two million euro grant for Cyclone Phailin recovery projects from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department, ECHO.