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  • In Uganda Cossy, a survivor of violence, now works as a basket weaver, and does outreach in her community to support other survivors.

    In Uganda Cossy, a survivor of violence, now works as a basket weaver, and does outreach in her community to support other survivors. Photo: Karin Schermbrucker/ActionAid

    Feminists! Get a free ActionAid cross stitch kit

    Posted in Blog on 12 April 2022

    Sign up now to claim your free ActionAid cross stitch kit. Together we can stitch up the patriarchy and change the world with women and girls.

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  • Peace playing for the UK-based Loughborough Lightning netball squad. Photo: Loughborough University

    How netball changed Ugandan star Peace Proscovia's life

    Posted in Blog on 30 November 2018

    ActionAid has been working with the England and Uganda netball teams to promote our work ending violence against women and girls living in poverty. Ahead of a series of matches between the two teams, we spoke to Peace Proscovia – a star shooter for the Ugandan team and Australia's Sunshine Coast Lightning club.

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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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  • Children at primary school in Uganda. . Photo: Kibuuka Mukisa Oscar/ActionAid

    Uganda

    Posted 8 December 2015

    ActionAid has been working in Uganda since 1982, helping women fight for their rights including standing with women against violence.

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