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ActionAid Ireland Strategy Launch

  • Date: 17/07/2017
  • Author: Siobhan McGee

Students Abigail (L) and Purity (R) in their dormitory in West Pokot, Kenya. Photographer’s Credit Ashley Hamer /ActionAid Meet Abigail and Purity These two girls are 14 years old. As you can see they’re friends, they’re from Kongelai in west Pokot, western Kenya. People sometimes ask me if the people in the images we share at ActionAid are.....

Everline, 25, East Pokot, Kenya, picture with her daughter. Credit: Jennifer Huxta/ActionAid

Event: Irish premiere of Girls From Earth

  • Date: 20/06/2017
  • Author: Priya Joshi

Join ActionAid Ireland for the Irish premiere of Girls From Earth this Sunday 25th June at 4pm in Filmbase, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. This powerful new documentary explores the impact of female genital mutilation (FGM) through the eyes two young women. The documentary includes interviews with social workers, academics, a doctor, and decision makers in.....

Photo: Jane, 58, from West Pokot, Kenya, is a former cuter who is now part of an ActionAid supported women's group that advocates against FGM. Credit: Jennifer Huxta/ActionAid

Launch: Realising Rights for Women and Children, ActionAid Ireland Strategy

  • Date: 06/06/2017
  • Author: Olivia Lally

Join ActionAid for the launch of Realising Rights for Women and Children, ActionAid Ireland Strategy 2017 – 2021 on Monday the 12th of June, from 2pm – 4pm in the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Speakers Speakers include RTE journalist Gavin Jennings who saw ActionAid’s work first hand in Kenya in 2014; Siobhán McGee, CEO ActionAid Ireland; Winifred Ikhine.....

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