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ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.

16-Feb-2015

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

Over 40 researchers, scholars, media and activists are contributing their views on the topic of unpaid and underpaid care work in India to an audience of about 140 concerned women

03-Apr-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 dealt a severe blow to thousands of farmers in many

11-Jun-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 before the World Day against Child Labour -- and urged

03-Dec-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 and long term help.

04-Jan-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 of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu.

20-May-2016

Four in five women experience harassment and violence in their cities

Nearly four of five women (79%) in India have experienced some form of harassment or violence in public, according to latest research by ActionAid UKreleased on Friday, 20th May 2016