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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

20-May-2016
Four in five women experience harassment and violence in their cities

New research by ActionAid highlights global epidemic of violence against women on the streets of their cities Nearly four of...

20-May-2016
Current Drought A Man Made Disaster

ActionAid India held national level consultation on drought, shared perspectives and work experience around drought preparedness New Delhi: “Our response to...

4-January-2016
MasterCard partners with ActionAid India, pledging USD 150,000 to Tamil Nadu Flood Relief Work

MasterCard is partnering with ActionAid India to rebuild the lives and livelihoods of flood affected communities in the coastal district...

3-December-2015
Tamil Nadu Floods: For marginalised communities, recovery will be hardest, says ActionAid India

The urban homeless, slum dwellers, fishing communities and tribal communities in Cuddalore, Thiruvallur, Tuticorin and Chennai City areas need immediate...

1-October-2015
Climate Action & India’s INDC: Dramatic increase in renewable energy must lead to enhanced energy access for the poor, says ActionAid India

As India released its climate action plan (INDC), ActionAid India’s Executive Director, Sandeep Chachra said: “Despite huge developmental challenges, India has put...

30-July-2015
#MasterCard announces first major partnership with @ActionAid, supporting emergency relief in India

New Delhi: 30 July 2015 – MasterCard has announced a US$100,000 donation to support ActionAid, helping them to provide emergency relief and reduce the...

11-June-2015
AHEAD OF WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR, ACTIVISTS IN INDIA SLAM GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING LEGISLATION

A number of civil society groups, parliamentarians, trade unionists, child rights activists and child leaders gathered today - a day...

3-April-2015
Unseasonal Rains: Over 50 farmer suicides in the past one month in Bundelkhand, says ActionAid

Unseasonal rains coupled with hail and thunderstorms in the past few weeks have caused extensive damage to rabi crops and...

16-February-2015
Activists call for reforms in labour laws and state policies to include ‘care work’ as a key component of national development

New Delhi: Over 40 researchers, scholars, media and activists are contributing their views on the topic of unpaid and underpaid...

20-January-2015
‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan’ a welcome step: Beti Zindabad Campaigners

In solidarity with the ongoing awareness drive in Haryana as part of the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)’ abhiyan, campaigners...

13-November-2014
National Convention on Child Advocacy from 14th-16th November, 2014

Around 300 children with marginalized backgrounds from across India to share their stories of hope and their vision for change

7-November-2014
Looming humanitarian crisis in North-East as floods wreak havoc

Incessant rains lasting over six days have wrecked havoc in Meghalaya and Assam, flooding the two States severely and taking...

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