Days we celebrate

At ActionAid UK, we celebrate the work of the incredible women and girls who we work with across the world each and every day. Here are just some of the international days that we mark.

  • International Women’s Day

    Find out about International Women's Day 2021, why we celebrate it, and how you can support ActionAid to change the lives of women and girls.

  • Menstrual Hygiene Day

    Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021 is on 28 May: taking on period poverty and period taboos, because menstruation matters. This Menstrual Hygiene Day, share a better period.

  • Rasal, a refugee, received support from ActionAid as part of our work in the Lesvos refugee camp in Greece

    World Humanitarian Day

    Find out about World Humanitarian Day 2021, why we mark it, and how you can support ActionAid's humanitarian work around the world.

  • Girls at the San Juan Villa Nueva School are excited to write their messages to their sponsors in the UK during Action Aid's annual message collection.

    International Day of the Girl

    International Day of the Girl takes places on October 11th 2021 to celebrate girls’ achievements and raise awareness of the obstacles that girls face.

  • Giving Tuesday

    Find out about Giving Tuesday, when Giving Tuesday 2021 will be, and how you can support ActionAid to help change the lives of women and girls living in poverty.