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ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty.

Our dedicated local staff are ending violence against women and girls and helping change lives, for good. We won’t stop until women and girls are out of danger, out of poverty and on track to create the future they want.

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Aboroshya women's group in Rwanda
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#BringTheNoise protest has my vote

Marie Clarke 13 Jul 2018

As Donald Trump meets with Theresa May and the Queen today, ActionAid USA Director Marie Clarke explains why it’s so important we take a stand for women’s rights around the world.

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Women marching as part of ActionAid Somaliland's Safe Cities Campaign on May 20, 2015
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Why I’m in London to #Bringthenoise from Somaliland

Sadia Abdi Alin 12 Jul 2018

On 13th July, ActionAid will be joining the Bring The Noise protest in London to highlight the importance of women’s rights. Here, our Somaliland Country Director explains why she’ll be amongst those leading the march.

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Page updated 21 August 2018