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ActionAid campaign for women's rights during Donald Trump's UK visit

Boris Johnson starts his tenure as Prime Minister at a time of unprecedented global challenges. He inherits the need to ensure Britain is a force for good in the world, including making an unequivocal commitment to women’s rights. 

Children affected by the 2015 Ebola outbreak in 2015 in Sierra Leone

The DRC Ebola outbreak explained

Mike Noyes – Head of Humanitarian Response

Find out what Ebola is, what's happening in the DRC and how ActionAid are responding to the 2019 Ebola outbreak. 

Ruth in Malawi sews reusable, plastic-free period pads for her local community.

What is plastic-free July and why is it important? Join us in taking up the challenge this month and find out how you can help the environment. 

Children play at an ActionAid-supported school in Thailand

Teachers are amazing! And now it’s the end of year, it’s about time we let them know just how much we appreciate them. So why not acknowledge all their hard work with a gift for your teacher that really makes a difference. 

Join famous feminists and wear our limited-edition #MyBodyIsMine t-shirts this festival season

This festival season, join famous feminists and make an important statement by wearing ActionAid's #MyBodyIsMine t-shirt.

Refugees are rescued from a boat in Lesvos, Greece in 2012

World Refugee Day: everything you should know

Hollie Pycroft – Digital Communications

On World Refugee Day, we come together to commemorate the challenges faced by refugees all over the world, and the incredible courage they show in the face of adversity. Find out when it is and how we mark this important day. 

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