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Miriam Munthali, a fearless activist who helps other women in Malawi escape violence

Kate Menear is a feminist activist with Reclaim the Night Liverpool, a group campaigning on women’s rights issues like sexual violence, cat-calling, street harassment and victim blaming. After yesterday’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marking the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, she told us why she’s been getting involved with the campaign.

Campaigners in Australia in front of the Sydney Opera House.

Tax dodging now firmly on the global agenda

Posted in Blog 4 years 4 months ago

Last week the world's governments came together in Addis Ababa to discuss how to fund the global fight against poverty. Although we were disappointed by the outcome, it was still a big step forwards for the global movement to make tax fair because it pushed the idea of a global tax body firmly on the international agenda for the first time.

Tags: Malawi, Africa

Photo: ActionAid Malawi. Fagness, 33, has 7 children and works as a farmer in Malawi. She and her family lack access to many services that could be paid for if big companies paid their fair share of tax.

Exposed: the $43million tax dodge

Posted in Blog 4 years 5 months ago

Malawi is the poorest country in the world. Life expectancy here is 55 and on average there are just three nurses for every 10,000 people in the country. Our government urgently needs more money to pay for public services to change the lives of people living in poverty.

Tags: Malawi, Africa

A Christmas message from Sister Sledge

A Christmas message from Sister Sledge

Posted in Blog 4 years 12 months ago

Sisters Debbie, Joni and Kim from 70s girl group Sister Sledge, best known for 'We are family', talk about what Christmas means to them. Watch the video below to listen to their Christmas message and find out how you can give a child a future.