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Marie, a campaigner from Liberia, leads a women's group that focuses on strengthening their capacity to challenge and reject all forms of gender-based violence

Explore these five simple ways you can practise active feminist allyship to support the struggle for women's rights around the world.

What will be the impact of the election on women and girls' rights around the world?

The Conservatives have some good policies in their manifesto, but these would be seriously undermined by merging DFID with another government department.

Our general election scorecard shows how the parties rank for the rights of women around the world

As voters prepare to go to the polls in the general election tomorrow, we are setting out where each party stands on global women’s rights. 

Sara Pantuliano (ODI), Elizabeth Babade (Brexit Party), Baroness Natalie Bennett (Green Party), Lord Ray Collins (Labour), Baroness Shas Sheehan (Liberal Democrat), Harini Iyengar (Women’s Equality Party), Girish Menon (ActionAid UK)

On Monday 18 November, ActionAid UK and the ODI hosted a 2019 general election hustings event where we heard what the different political parties would do to promote women’s rights and sustainable development.

Women in an emergency camp in Somaliland, where ActionAid is protecting rights. Photo: Karin Schermbrucker/ActionAid

We’ve launched a manifesto for the 2019 general election, calling on all political parties to set out how they will protect the rights of women and girls around the world, as part of a vision for a Global Britain.

ActionAid's Maze of Injustice showed the barriers women face when accessing justice for crimes committed against them.

Because the justice system is a maze for women and girls, and that needs to change.