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Adori uses a raft to cross flood waters in Bangladesh

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. 

Meghan Markle took part in a discussion about ending violence against women and girls

We are thrilled the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited ActionAid on Tuesday to see our work and take part in a discussion about ending violence against women and girls. 

ActionAid's Maze of Injustice showed the barriers women face when accessing justice for crimes committed against them.

Because the justice system is a maze for women and girls, and that needs to change.

Ria joined ActionAid to stand up against President Trump at the People's Banquet

As the UK hosted President Trump on a state visit, ActionAid joined the People's Banquet to oppose the roll back of women's rights. Find out why Ria, an ActionAid campaigner, was determined to stand up against Trump. 

Rani, a survivor of violence, now works at an ActionAid-supported crisis centre in Bhopal, India

ActionAid UK’s research has found that when women report violence to the police, they sometimes find it ‘traumatic’, feel they aren’t listened to – and often don’t get justice. In a world where 1 in 3 women will experience violence, it is crucial we tackle this crisis head on. 

Actor Wunmi Mosaku visits Ghana with ActionAid

Actor Wunmi Mosaku discusses the real heroes she met on a trip with ActionAid to one of Ghana’s poorest regions. She is joining forces with ActionAid's campaign to put power back in the hands of survivors around the world.