ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/29/2017 at 11:03. Facebook
So celebrate World Menstrual Hygiene Day, take our quiz to find out which sanitary superhero you are! Then share with your friends and get them to find out theirs.... #mhd2017
So celebrate World Menstrual Hygiene Day take our quiz to find out

Which #SanitarySuperhero are you?

actionaid.org.uk
ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
yesterday at 11:02. Facebook
A monthly donation of just £3 could help provide sanitary towels to women and girls in need. This World Menstrual Hygiene Day, help support women and girls so that they can manage their periods hygienically and with dignity. #mhday2017
A monthly donation of just 3 could help provide sanitary towels to

Donate to help give sanitary towels to women in humanitarian emergencies

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ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/27/2017 at 09:38. Facebook
Brilliant article in The Pool about why we need to talk about periods more openly #menstruationmatters
Brilliant article in The Pool about why we need to talk about

Why can't we talk about periods more honestly?

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ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/26/2017 at 08:44. Facebook
Many women and girls in poverty across the world are not able to access clean and safe sanitary products, because they are unaffordable or unavailable. Find out why this has a huge impact on their lives – and what ActionAid is doing about it.
Many women and girls in poverty across the world are not able

Periods and menstrual hygiene

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Billie Fingers
H Ross Anderson
ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/25/2017 at 09:25. Facebook
Girls can change the world – so they shouldn’t be held back by not having access to sanitary towels. We know that girl + sanitary towel = superhero.

Take our quiz to find out which #SanitarySuperhero you are!
Girls can change the world so they shouldnt be held back by

Which #SanitarySuperhero are you?

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Helen Hector
Victoria Elizabeth Anderson
Jayne Gosnall
ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/24/2017 at 09:57. Facebook
Do you understand how your menstrual cycle works? If you don't, you're not alone. New research carried out by YouGov for ActionAid found that a quarter of women in the UK who are aged between 16-39 don't understand their menstrual cycle.

Taboos and secrecy around periods affect women and girls across the world. We're kickstarting a conversation in the run up to World Menstrual Hygiene Day...
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Do you understand how your menstrual cycle works If you dont youre

1 in 4 UK women don't understand their menstrual cycle

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Sam Little
Jamie Rose
Jayne Gosnall
ActionAid UK
ActionAid UK
05/22/2017 at 12:52. Facebook
In humanitarian disasters, women tell us that amongst the items that they need the most are sanitary towels, wipes and soap, so that they can manage their periods hygienically and with dignity. That’s why we provide these items in our humanitarian response work, alongside other essentials including food, water and shelter
In humanitarian disasters women tell us that amongst the items that they

Periods in humanitarian disasters

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Emma Brennan
Iris Wigman
We need #safecitiesbecause some people still don't think this is a real problem.

Today is International Safe Cities for Women Day - help us shine a light on the daily reality of harassment facing women around the world: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We need safecitiesbecause some people still don't think this is a real problem
In São Paulo, a woman is assaulted in a public space every 15 seconds. Here's how one community came together to make their neighbourhood safer. #safecitiesbecause
Myra Dillistone
Catherine Isabelle Sean
The first step to tackling violence against women is to understand just how widespread it is.

Ahead of Saturday's International Safe Cities for Women Day, we've put together this quiz to shine a light on the daily reality faced by women around the world. Take the quiz, and share it with your friends to spread the word. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The first step to tackling violence against women is to understand just

How much do you know about street harassment?

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Louise Culmer
Lynda Higgs
Myra Dillistone
Our new research has revealed that more than 8 in 10 people in the UK want to see the next UK government clamp down on tax havens and corporate tax avoidance. Find out why this matters for developing countries.
Our new research has revealed that more than 8 in 10 people

8/10 British people want next government to tackle tax avoidance

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Pauline Fitzpatrick
Jon Wearing
Errol Baptiste
The incredible lengths one woman went to in order to get around employers' gender discrimination.
The incredible lengths one woman went to in order to get around

I acted as a man to get work - until I was accused of rape - BBC News

bbc.co.uk
In humanitarian crises, women and girls are disproportionately affected. But far from being passive victims, women are amongst the first responders these emergencies, bringing vital skills and knowledge to help save lives and livelihoods. Louisiane Nazaire is one of these women.
In humanitarian crises women and girls are disproportionately affected But far from

How Louisiane is training future women leaders in Haiti

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Sharon Turner
In Metro today: read how our long-term work with women like Maryan is making a huge difference to help fight the drought in Somaliland #fightingfamine
In Metro today read how our longterm work with women like Maryan

Tiny oasis keeping hope alive in land ravaged by drought and starvation

metro.co.uk
'Your past shouldn’t stop you from moving forward and trying to change the world.’ Malala on girls' education in this powerful interview with Refinery29.
Your past shouldnt stop you from moving forward and trying to change

What Happens When The World's Most Famous Teen Activist Grows Up?

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With your help, we've supported 20,000 people in Somaliland since the start of the East Africa Crisis. A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far #fightingfamine
With your help weve supported 20000 people in Somaliland since the start
LIVE: Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News chairs our ActionAid Hustings Event on how the UK can champion the rights of women and girls around the world.
Kiran Gupta
Sarah Cope
Munawar Hassan
What global women's rights issues do YOU want the next UK government to prioritise?

Tune in to our Facebook Live at 12:30 today, chaired by Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News, to hear politicians' views on global women’s rights ahead of the UK general election.

Comment below with questions for our speakers:
- Conservative Party: Baroness Verma, former DFID Minister
- Labour Party – Kate Osamor,...
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What global women's rights issues do YOU want the next UK government to prioritise
Elisabeth Whitebread
TOMORROW at 12:30 – tune into our ActionAid Hustings Facebook Live, chaired by Cathy Newman from Channel 4 News, on how the next UK government will champion global women’s and girl's rights. Comment below with your questions.
TOMORROW at 1230 tune into our ActionAid Hustings Facebook Live chaired by