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


ActionAid India is concerned over the arrest of activists and public intellectuals, and seeks protection for all human rights defenders

ActionAid India is deeply concerned over the arrests of, and raids on the homes of human rights defenders, activists and public intellectuals across the country, held in the early hours


Women spend two to ten times more times doing unpaid work than men

Our economy runs on women’s unpaid work. Women spend two to 10 times more time doing unpaid work than men, and one of the major manifestations of the extent of


How safe are our schools? #SchoolWithoutFear – an initiative to make schools safer for children

ActionAid India and its partners are doing a survey in 275 schools across the country to identify gaps in the implementation process of MHRD guidelines on safety and security of


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


‘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,


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