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Rehul and other ActionAid staff members in Bangladesh
Rehul Zannat's picture

A day in the life of a Rohingya refugee camp worker

Rehul Zannat 25 Aug 2018

Rehul Zannat, 23, works with Rohingya refugees in the camps in Bangladesh. She joined ActionAid Bangladesh last year, and is one of several women leading the organisation’s projects in the camps. She lives in Cox’s Bazar.

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Aboroshya women's group in Rwanda
Marie Clarke's picture

#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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Page updated 14 September 2018