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Louise O’Neill – Why Women’s Rights?

  • Date: 21/01/2021
  • Author: Louise O'Neill

ActionAid Ireland is an international aid charity fighting for women’s rights, social justice and an end to poverty. Over the coming weeks, we will publish a regular guest blog by influential women in Ireland, on the topic “Why Women’s Rights?” First up is award-winning Irish Author, Louise O’Neill. Why do women’s rights matter to you?  Women’s.....

Impact of Covid-19 Worldwide

  • Date: 12/01/2021
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

ActionAid is adapting its programmes to ensure the most vulnerable aren’t left behind as it responds to Covid-19 worldwide. The whole world is grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic. And the shadow-pandemic, which has seen all types of violence against women and girls intensify. ActionAid is working with women who were already vulnerable to violence and.....

A Covid-19 vaccine must be available to everyone

  • Date: 21/12/2020
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

A Rohingya woman washes her hands in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, Bangladesh. Photo credit: Fabeha Monir/ActionAid A globally accessible and affordable Covid-19 vaccine is the only way to end the pandemic. But if vaccines are only available to wealthy individuals and rich nations, the pandemic will continue to tear societies apart. In Ireland, we expect.....

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