Celebrating women-responders this International Women’s Day

  • Date: 08/03/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

This International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the women responding on the frontlines of emergencies and humanitarian crises.   Women are hit hardest in times of crisis and by climate change. When a family faces hunger, it is women who eat least and last. When a government cuts back on public funding, it is often the.....

Ukraine: Women and girls experiencing escalating levels of violence with no adequate protection as situation worsens ‘by the day’

  • Date: 24/02/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

ActionAid is deeply concerned that the rights of women and girls affected by the Ukraine conflict are being failed. They aren’t receiving the protection they desperately need to safeguard them physically and mentally from abuse. Threats of sexual and gender-based violence are increasing. And so, ActionAid is calling for the needs of women and girls.....

Women and girls among most affected by Turkey Syria earthquake

  • Date: 08/02/2023
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

ActionAid says the situation for women, girls and marginalised communities in the aftermath of the Turkey Syria earthquake is becoming increasingly alarming.  With reports that many families will spend another night without any form of temporary shelter in freezing cold conditions, ActionAid says it fears for the safety of those out on the streets. It.....

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