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  • House damaged in the Heritage Village at Raghurajpur Bhubaneswar after Cyclone Fani struck India. Photo: ActionAid

    Cyclone Fani: What’s happening in India and Bangladesh?

    Posted in Blog on 3 May 2019

    India's largest ever cyclone in decades made landfall on its east coast on 3rd May 2019. Find out key facts about what happened and how ActionAid is helping on the ground.

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  • Jennifer is a lawyer and project officer at an ActionAid shelter for survivors of violence in Gulu, Uganda. . Photo: Karin Schermbrucker/ActionAid

    Home Shouldn't Hurt: What this means to me

    Posted in Blog on 31 October 2018

    Shivani is the coordinator of an ActionAid-supported One-Stop Crisis Centre based in Bhopal, India. She writes about our Christmas appeal, Home Shouldn’t Hurt, what it means to her and why it’s so important to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence. 

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  • Mothers with their new born daughters at Beti Utsav celebration at Bhalswa, New Delhi

    Mothers with their new born daughters at Beti Utsav celebration at Bhalswa, New Delhi. Photo: Poulomi Basu/ActionAid

    Singer Lucy Rose on stopping the abortions of girls in India

    Posted in Blog on 15 March 2016

    Singer Lucy Rose's new music video 'Nebraska' stars Danny Dyer as a conflicted man coming to terms with how to present himself to the world as who he really is. Around the world pressure from society holds people back - from what we wear to how we are valued by others.

    During a recent trip to India with ActionAid, 26-year-old Lucy discovered the catastrophic consequences of girls not being valued as highly as boys. Read her moving account of visiting a celebration of new born girls to find out why this festival is so important for the identity of girls in India.

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  • Sarina (left) leads an ActionAid women’s group in West Bengal. She helps to train them in domestic violence law, land rights law and leadership. Photo: Nicola Bailey/ActionAid

    India

    Posted 8 December 2015

    ActionAid has been working with poor and marginalised people in India since 1972. Learn more information about India and what ActionAid does in the country to support women and girls.

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