ActionAid UK | Charity working with women and girls living in poverty

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.

Find out how ActionAid makes a difference

How we use the money you donate

For every £1 we spend:

69p is spent on programme activity, including humanitarian and development work

17p is spent on fundraising

11p is spent on support costs (running the organisation)

3p is spent on campaigning for change

These figures are taken from our expenditure in 2018. 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.

Find out more about who we are and how we’re funded

ActionAid's Maze of Injustice showed the barriers women face when accessing justice for crimes committed against them.
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Why did we build the Maze of Injustice in Central London?

Frankie Harrington 30 Aug 2019

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ActionAid campaign for women's rights during Donald Trump's UK visit
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Why Boris Johnson must stand up for women’s and girls’ rights

Girish Menon 25 Jul 2019

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Page updated 29 August 2019