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ActionAid activists at a climate march in London

Climate change is a feminist issue

Posted in Blog 3 weeks 4 days ago

From the climate strikes to the UN climate talks at COP25 in Madrid, we look back on 2019 - the year the world woke up to climate change. We argue that climate change is an intersectional, feminist issue.

This Christmas, we're celebrating the big-hearted spirit of the UK

Do you live in the UK’s most generous town or city? This Christmas, we’re celebrating the selfless spirit of the UK’s givers.

Our charity Christmas gifts will make last-minute shopping a breeze this season

Last-minute Christmas shopping can be like, well, the nightmare before Christmas. But it doesn’t have to be this way! We’ve found solutions to your shopping gremlins this festive season - find out the top five.  

Amina (eight) and Farah (ten) are living in an emergency camp in Somaliland due to climate change-related drought

Child sponsorship with ActionAid is one of the most rewarding ways to change a child’s life. It’s also a surprising way to help fight the effects of climate change. Find out how.

Adori uses a raft to cross flood waters in Bangladesh

5 ways climate change affects women and girls

Posted in Blog 1 month 3 weeks ago

This Christmas, we are shining the spotlight on some of the dangers that women and girls face when disasters strike. Hear directly from the women and girls who are bearing the brunt of crises around the world. 

Adori, 13, has to cross flood water to attend school in her village in Bangladesh.

Climate change has increased the frequency and intensity of floods, and other natural weather-related events that we are witnessing around the world.Find out how countries can experience both droughts and floods, and how they affect people's resilience and capacity to adapt to disasters.