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Rohingya refugees at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

As Brexit looms and the UK forges a new path outside the EU, foreign aid should remain part of the Global Britain aspiration. Tackling gender inequality that locks women in poverty is key to bringing about long-term sustainable change.

Children having fun in school in Chanshegu, Northern Ghana. UK international aid supports education projects across many of the world’s poorer countries.

Amazing news about the 0.7% aid commitment!

Posted in Blogs 3 years 11 months ago

Yesterday was a big day for international development, as the UK committed to giving 0.7% of our national income on aid to help developing countries.

Families displaced from their homes in Gaza are sheltering in schools and other buildings

Yesterday I was in Gaza with ActionAid’s staff and volunteers on the ground who were giving out vouchers to help families whose homes have been either totally or partially destroyed in the conflict.

Civil society organisations meeting ahead of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico

After two intense days full of sessions and meetings, the first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) drew to a close in April 2014.