ActionAid Ireland’s top five COP28 asks of world leaders

  • Date: 27/11/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

We are calling on world leaders to agree on a strong Loss and Damage Fund at the COP28 climate summit. This needs to effectively deliver finances to vulnerable communities on the front line of the climate crisis. Ireland must play its part by committing to a target and making an ambitious contribution to the Loss.....

Irene, Gender Based Violence survivor - ActionAid

Irenes story: “Because I feel empowered, I have no more fear.”

  • Date: 17/11/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

Irene stands tall and proud in front of her home in Te-Okutu village in Amuru district, Gulu, northern Uganda. The 42-year-old mother-of-nine points across to a field – “her” field, she is keen to emphasise – abundant with maize and vegetables. The crop is going to be good this year. It is rainy season, but.....

Feminist Futures

  • Date: 16/11/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

On Tuesday 7 November we held Feminist Futures, an evening looking at solutions to the multiple crises that we face, in particular the climate crisis.   The impact of the climate crisis on communities  Farah Kabir, Director of ActionAid Bangladesh, gave a powerful testimony of the impact that climate change has on people living in poverty.....

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