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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.

Sally Dynevor and her daughter visit Reena, one of the girls they sponsor through ActionAid in India.

The world I want to pass on to my kids

Posted in Blogs 1 year 4 months ago

As part of our #NotThisGirl appeal, star of Coronation Street Sally Dynevor writes about the injustices girls worldwide face and what she hopes will be achieved for the next generation.

Jessie J spills the beans with her period confessions

Celebrities share their period confessions

Posted in Blogs 2 years 4 months ago

Celebrities including Emma Thompson and Jessie J share their period confessions (they might surprise you!) and remind us all why we should never be embarrassed by our periods. 

Celebrities share their funniest period stories with us for World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

Our new poll shows that a third of women in the UK are too embarrassed to talk about their periods. So to open up the conversation and smash period taboos, we asked three amazing celebrities to spill the beans with their funniest period stories. 

Melanie C as a girl with her mum and her brother at Christmas.

Singer, songwriter, actress and former Spice Girl Melanie C has had an amazing career spanning two decades. With the Spice Girls she toured the world and sold over 100 million records, and as a solo artist, a further 12 million. Melanie spoke to us exclusively about Christmas and her hopes for 2016.

Swimming superstar Ellie Simmonds OBE tells us about what she’s looking forward to most this Christmas.

Four-time Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds OBE currently holds an impressive ten world records. She won her first Paralympic medal aged just 13 and received an MBE at 14! We think she's pretty awesome and a fantastic role model for children the world over. We're thrilled that she's supporting our Christmas appeal to help protect vulnerable homeless children around the world.