All the latest breaking news, press releases and comment from ActionAid UK's media team.
Mike Noyes, Deputy Director of Humanitarian Policy and Practice at ActionAid UK, responds to the Foreign Affairs Committee’s (FAC) report on violence in Rakhine State and the UK’s response.
Statistics released by ActionAid today reveal 14 million girls around the world — equivalent to the population of greater London — could face a new year displaced from their homes.
Action Against Hunger UK, ActionAid UK, Christian Aid, Save the Children UK and the International Rescue Committee UK issue a joint statement calling for an end to violence in Myanmar and immediate access for humanitarian aid.
More than 300 people have been killed in mudslides and flooding near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, following heavy rains.
ActionAid UK’s Tax Policy Adviser responds to University of Amsterdam report finding that five countries, the UK, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore and Ireland, together account for 47 percent of all global investment flows into tax havens
Following a government report on transparency of UK Aid budget spend, ActionAid UK seeks re-opening of International Development Committee inquiry on aid budget management by non–DFID departments.
ActionAid urges the Family Planning Summit to acknowledge the effect domestic violence has on reproductive rights.
A new ActionAid report provides detailed evidence of the link between domestic violence and women and girls’ ability to control their bodies and fertility.
The UK government is making a vital effort to provide desperately needed food to Somalia and Ethiopia and we support Priti Patel’s ongoing commitment to the region.
Ssome of the world’s poorest people are set to suffer the consequences as the Trump administration plans to withdraw from Paris climate change agreement.
New ComRes poll of Great Britain reveals that eight in ten British adults support new measures to crackdown on tax havens and corporate tax avoidance.
Hunger, conflict and disease has displaced millions of people across East Africa, with women and girls at particular risk. More action is needed to save lives before it is too late.
Education is a vital tool in the fight against global poverty. Women and girls stand to benefit the most from improved school access.
A year after Panama Papers the UK’s overseas territories remain a safe harbour for tax avoiders and evaders. Progress on tax haven transparency has stalled.
Somalia aid response critically underfunded. World risks repeat of 2011 famine which killed 250,000 people.
Budget 2017 was a lost opportunity to tackle tax dodging and ensure companies pay their fair share in developing countries as well as in the UK.
ActionAid Head of Humanitarian Response Mike Noyes said: “The UK Government is making a vital contribution to tackling a string of disasters that is now affecting millions of people across Africa and the Middle East. But the need is huge and countless lives are at stake.
As the leaders of the UK’s Overseas Territories gather in London today to meet Theresa May, a new poll has revealed that Britain’s politicians back a crackdown on tax havens and tax dodging.
Why international development charity ActionAid is backing petition to stop Donald Trump’s state visit
Calling on Prime Minster Theresa May to bring critical women’s rights issues to the table when she meets Donald Trump.
Omar Badji, Executive Director of Action Aid Gambia, writes an open letter to Gambia’s new President.