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ActionAid is an international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and girls in the world, changing their lives for good.

Our local staff provide immediate, hands-on support to women and children living on the margins of survival. Together we demand action at local, national and international level. We don’t walk away until we’ve achieved lasting change.

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How we use the money you give us

For every £1 we spend:

72p is spent on programme activity, including humanitarian and development work

12p is spent on fundraising

9p is spent on support costs (running the organisation)

7p is spent on campaigning for change

Income 2017

These figures are taken from our expenditure in 2016. We’re committed to keeping our supporters happy and being open and honest about how we fundraise. To find out more you can read our supporter promise.

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Fourteen-year-old Asma'a is growing up in Gaza.
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What life is like for girls growing up in conflict

13 Nov 2017

I met fourteen-year-old Asma’a and her sister Assenat, who live in the Gaza strip. Along with their mother Rewa’a, and grandmother Sabah, they told me about life for girls growing up in conflict.

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With frequent power cuts, Amnah finds it difficult to study at night and is at risk of falling behind at school.
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No girl afraid this Christmas

Yasser Toshtash 01 Nov 2017

Support our Christmas appeal and help bring hope for the future to girls at risk in the world’s toughest places.

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