ActionAid UK 

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ActionAid UK (ActionAid) is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty.

ActionAid aims to achieve social justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in poverty and exclusion, their communities, and other supporters. They focus on women and girls as their approach emphasises that the denial of their rights is one of the underlying causes of poverty worldwide.

How You Can Help

Time: Various

Sign up to become a campaigner for Action Aid (where you can sign petitions such as this one seeking to reform the justice system for women who have experienced violence), or for alerts for future campaigns. 

As a Community Campaigner you can create and implement new campaign ideas, as part of a national feminist network.

You can also follow the calendar of international awareness days ActionAid celebrate, and mark them yourself.

Cost: Various

Donate to Action Aid UK with a one-off donation or regular gift, or donate specifically to their 2021 Afghanistan campaign

You can also explore fundraising for Action Aid, or play the ActionAid lottery from £1 a week, or the people’s Postcode Lottery in support of the charity for £10 a month. 

Alternatively, shop to support Action Aid through their charity gifts, Christmas cards, merchandise for the #MyBodyIsMine campaign supporting women’s bodily autonomy. 

Location: Global – working in communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America, and based in the United Kingdom

Find out more 

(This information was updated 04/10/21 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Swilson

Staff Writer at the Do Something Directory

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