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PRESS RELEASE

Media is a critical part of the struggle for change towards a democratic and rights-based society. In the context of our work with the poor and marginalised, media is an ally and a partner in making the invisible visible by getting voices of people heard.For press enquiries, write to: comms.india2@actionaid.org

22-Aug-2017

ActionAid India welcomes the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq

New Delhi, August 22, 2017: ActionAid India welcomes the Supreme Court’s verdict today on triple talaq, banning the practice that allows Muslim men to divorce their wives by uttering the word

21-Jul-2017

‘Every Third Child Bride in the World is Indian’

ActionAid India report “Elimination of Child Marriage in India” reveals stark realities facing the girl child New Delhi: Nearly 103 million Indians living as on 1 March, 2011 were married as children,

05-May-2017

ActionAid India expresses concern about Supreme Court upholding death sentence on the Nirbhaya case

While appreciating the Supreme Court’s verdict today in confirming the conviction of the accused in the 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case, ActionAid India expresses concern about the upholding of

21-Mar-2017

No public toilet for women in Delhi – ActionAid India survey highlights concerns that women encounter in accessing public toilets in the capital

More than one in every three public toilets in Delhi do not have separate provision for women, according to an ActionAid India survey of public toilets in the national capital

08-Dec-2016

Climate change will cause migration in South Asia to escalate uncontrollably in coming years, warn three major international organisations

Three major international organisations warn of the devastating and increasing impact of climate change on migration as policy makers converge in Bangladesh for the Global Forum on Migration and Development

25-Nov-2016

Over 4 in 10 women in India experience harassment before the age of 19

More than four in 10 women (41%) in India experience harassment or violence before the age of 19, according to a new ActionAid research released today. The four-nation survey also