With the run-up to Christmas upon us, here are five reasons to choose something different this year, with our collection of ActionAid charity gifts.
ActionAid has been working with the England and Uganda netball teams to promote our work ending violence against women and girls living in poverty. Ahead of a series of matches between the two teams, we spoke to Peace Proscovia – a star shooter for the Ugandan team and Australia's Sunshine Coast Lightning club.
Trigger warning: description of domestic violence which some may find distressing.
ActionAid Senior Technical Advisor for Violence Against Women and Girls, Danielle Cornish-Spencer, writes about her own experience of domestic violence, and three of the reasons why survivors of violence don't 'just leave'.
Shivani is the coordinator of an ActionAid-supported One-Stop Crisis Centre based in Bhopal, India. She writes about our Christmas appeal, Home Shouldn’t Hurt, what it means to her and why it’s so important to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
ActionAid supporter and Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon writes about why watching One Girl's Journey, our new short film, brought back memories of her trip to Ghana.
While leading businessmen like Green and Weinstein are being named and shamed, everyday sexists and perpetrators stay in the shadows. We talk about violence against women and girls happening, but frame it as though it occurs by magic. Here's how we can change things.