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yesterday at 18:01. Facebook
Now's the time to get involved, and stay involved.

The Women’s March on London – what’s next?
ActionAid UK
01/21/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Well, what an amazing and historic day at the #WomensMarchLondon. The crowds were so big it took two hours just to funnel out of Grovesnor Square. But we stuck at it and slowly slowly we made it all the way to the finish in Trafalgar Square.

A huge thank you to all the amazing ActionAiders and tens of thousands more magnificent marchers who came out in the frosty cold to stand up for women...
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ActionAid UK
01/20/2017 at 14:48. Facebook
Aisha, 55, is the ActionAid shelter coordinator for women and girls who are survivors of sexual abuse in Zanzibar - but the girls call her Mamma. In the past three years she has supported more than 50 girls to overcome their ordeal. "The girls at the shelter are like my own children. Some of the girls are very small. We have to give them lots of love because of the terrible things that have...
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Instagram photo by ActionAid UK • Jan 20, 2017 at 2:46pm UTC
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01/20/2017 at 10:34. Facebook
Are you starting to plan your holidays for this year? Join us for a week-long adventure and an incredible challenge in Uganda.

Run the Uganda Marathon
ActionAid UK
01/19/2017 at 13:22. Facebook
Are you in? Here's how to march with us on Saturday and stand up for tolerance, inclusion and women's rights: [ Link ]
ActionAid UK
01/18/2017 at 12:06. Facebook
Join us for a week-long adventure in Uganda, and take part in a race with difference!

Run the Uganda Marathon
'We cannot be silent when we see our values under threat.' - our CEO, Girish Menon, on why ActionAid is joining the hundreds of thousands marching worldwide on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency. Read on to find out why we're marching and see how you can get involved.

Why ActionAid is joining the Women’s March on London
Taboos about periods hold girls back around the world. We love these top 5 tips to help mums talk more openly about periods with their daughters.

6 tips for talking to your daughter about her period
Seven years since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, and three months since Hurricane Matthew, we continue to help the worst affected women and children to rebuild their lives and make sure our response is the most effective and sustainable possible. Here are some of the people we're helping, thanks to donations from our amazing supporters.

You can still donate to our response here: [
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Looking to challenge yourself this year? Put yourself to the test and climb Mount Kilimanjaro with us!

Trek Mount Kilimanjaro on New Year's Eve 2017
Meet the incredible women tackling sexual violence in Zanzibar.

Meet the women tackling sexual violence in Zanzibar
'If one person is affected, everyone is affected'. Read this great interview with our #fearless friend Wangu Kanja, who set up the Wangu Kanja Foundation to support other rape survivors in Kenya.

The Survivor Who Was Carjacked, Raped, and Now Fights for Other Victims | Broadly
Meet Rahma, Zeinab and Asha. These three incredible girls love going to the ActionAid girls' club at their school in Zanzibar. 'In the girls club we've learnt about children's rights - like children's right to get an education and to be heard. The best thing about girls club is when we sit together and talk about different things,' explains Zeinab.

#PhotoOfTheWeek: Rachel Palmer/ ActionAid

Instagram photo by ActionAid UK • Jan 6, 2017 at 4:16pm UTC
"Child sponsorship has helped Zeinab a lot. She gets to know about a great many things and she has become much more active and cheerful."
Read how child sponsorship is helping girls thrive in Zanzibar.

How ActionAid girls clubs help girls at risk in Zanzibar
Journalist Ruhubia Akbor sponsors two children with ActionAid - and when she joined us on a First Hand Experience to help build a school in Cambodia, she got the chance to meet them. She shares her experience in this lovely article for Manchester Evening News. ❤

Our reporter's Cambodian adventure help build children's future
Do something incredible this year. Sponsor a child like Aniker, and see for yourself what a difference your support makes.

Sponsor a child
Happy New Year! Make next New Year's Eve one to remember and join us to climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on 31st December 2017. [ Link ]

Trek Mount Kilimanjaro
Gearing up for New Year's Eve? Join us next year for a New Year's Eve party you'll never forget - Climb Mount Kilimanjaro on New Year's Day 2018! [ Link ]

Trek Mount Kilimanjaro
2016 has been an incredibly eventful year on the world stage. But with your steadfast support, together we’ve achieved thousands of everyday victories in this time of change. Take a look at what we’ve achieved together this year:
Need a reason to feel cheerful about 2016? Well look no further than these stories about women who have done some incredible things this year. Sometimes small scale, often unnoticed, their achievements across communities in Africa and Asia have helped save lives and challenge stereotypes.

Why 2016 is still a year worth celebrating