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  • Documenting ActionAid's Safe Cities work in Monrovia

    Documenting ActionAid's Safe Cities work in Monrovia. Photo: Ruth McDowall/ActionAid

    Why ActionAid is demanding safe cities for women

    Posted in Blog on 17 May 2016

    A shocking one in three women will face violence in her lifetime. In the run up to International Safe Cities for Women Day, on 20 May, we’re highlighting just how much of this takes place on the streets of their own cities. Cities can have huge potential for the world’s poorest women and girls, but the constant threat of violence is holding far too many back. Here’s why ActionAid are shouting about it from Australia to Zimbabwe, and how you can show your support.

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  • Awareness raising and hand-washing demonstration to stop the spread of Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: Morgana Wingard/ActionAid


    Posted 8 December 2015

    ActionAid started working in Liberia in 1996. We work on women's rights, HIV/AIDS, governance, education, and emergencies like the Ebola and coronavirus outbreak. Find out more facts and information about Liberia and our work there.

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  • Brand new Ebola treatment unit fills up in less than 24 hours. Photo: ActionAid

    Ebola virus is a death sentence, and more Ebola myths

    Posted in Blog on 17 October 2014

    As the Ebola outbreak extends its grip on Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, global concern has escalated, especially now that nations including the USA and Spain have reported some sporadic Ebola cases. It's time to dispel some myths about the virus. 

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