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Taslima, 10, saw her father being shot dead in the violence in Myanmar. She walked barefoot for five days to get to Bangladesh.
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ActionAid Children’s Club in Nepal
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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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How we use the money you give us

For every £1 we spend:

74p is spent on programme activity, including humanitarian and development work

11p is spent on fundraising

10p is spent on support costs (running the organisation)

5p is spent on campaigning for change

Income 2017

These figures are taken from our expenditure in 2017. 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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Statue of justice holding scales
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#MeToo, now Kavanaugh: people in power aren’t listening

Delyth Jewell 11 Oct 2018

Kavanaugh’s case shows how justice systems ignore survivors’ voices.

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A 7-year-old injured boy, whose mother and young sister remain missing, receives treatment after strong earthquake on October 1, 2018 in Palu, Indonesia
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Launch of the DEC Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

Hollie Pycroft 03 Oct 2018

A DEC appeal has been launched to coordinate efforts delivering relief after the Indonesia Tsunami 2018

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Page updated 10 October 2018