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ActionAid’s Work to End Child Marriage

  • Date: 01/07/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

About Child Marriage More than 250 million women alive today were married before their 15th birthday, many against their will. Child marriage robs them of their childhoods, education, health and freedom. And it subjects girls to rape and abuse for the rest of their lives. Girls living in the poorest, rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.....

Learning More About Behaviour Change

  • Date: 01/07/2019
  • Author: Aoife Clements

At ActionAid Ireland we are currently working in collaboration with our colleagues in Kenya, Nepal and Ethiopia to tackle women’s rights issues. This programme, funded by Irish Aid, is now in its third year. We are focusing on gender-based violence issues. And we have two key aims: Making communities safer for women and girls. Making.....

Making Gender Equality a Reality

  • Date: 20/06/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

ActionAid Ireland is pleased to attend the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment Side-Event; ‘Making Gender Equality a Reality: from standards to transformation’ in Geneva next week. The event is organised by the IASC Reference Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action, UN OCHA, UN Women, Irish Aid, and ActionAid. The event will focus on the empowerment and.....

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