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


Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want. 


For every £1 you donate we spend:

67p on humanitarian and development programmes and strengthening our global federation

19p on fundraising

11p on support costs (running the organisation)

3p on campaigning for change

Read our supporter promise and how we are funded.


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Top photo: 14-year-old Charity from Uganda, sometimes stays at home and misses school while menstruating. Esther Mbabazi/ActionAid Other photos: Esther Mbabazi/ActionAid, Karin Schermbrucker / ActionAid; Sharron Lovell / ActionAid; Fati Abubakar / ActionAid; Ruth McDowall / ActionAid; Esther Mbabazi / ActionAid; Takaitei Bote/ActionAid; Farzana Wahidy.

Page updated 2 August 2022