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  • Meet ActionAid's humanitarian heroes!

    Meet ActionAid's humanitarian heroes

    Posted in Blog on 15 October 2018

    When disaster strikes, ActionAid does things differently. We work directly with local women and girls to provide support and save lives. Meet just some of the incredible women ActionAid works with in humanitarian emergencies around the world, and find out how they get supplies and information quickly and fairly to those who need it most.

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  • Food distribution among the Rohingyas

    The Rohingya crisis: can a Papal visit change anything?

    Posted in Blog on 28 November 2017

    There are more than 600,000 refugees in Cox’s Bazar. As the eyes of the world follow every step of his visit, pressure is on for the Pope to foster a peaceful, long-term solution to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis.

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  • Ten year old Taslima was orphaned whilst she fled Myanmar

    Safe spaces combatting sex trafficking of Rohingya women

    Posted in Blog on 26 October 2017

    Imagine leaving everything behind; losing your husband or your parents; being the sole provider for your children or younger siblings. Thousands of Rohingya women and girls are now in this desperate position - often forced to sleep on the roadside - and recruiters of the sex industry are setting their sights on them.

    The #MeToo campaign is currently joining women's voices from around the world, exposing men who commit rape and sexual assault. We must not forget the women and girls who don't have a voice; like those fleeing conflict in Myanmar. 

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  • Rohingya refugees

    Rohingya refugee crisis 2017-21

    Posted 15 September 2017

    Find out who the Rohingya refugees are, what the Rohingya refugee crisis is about, and what is happening in Myanmar 's Rakhine State and refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.

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  • Rohingya crisis: I’ve never seen a crisis of this scale

    Posted in Blog on 15 September 2017

    Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in North Rakhine, Myanmar, late last month. In the past few days alone I have seen thousands of vulnerable women and children flooding over the border into Cox’s Bazar, sleeping on the roadside, in the open air, with barely even the clothes on their backs.

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  • Poe Nay Min, Kali Say and Nay Blute Moo at their school in Myanmar, where ActionAid has supported the building of sanitation

    Myanmar (Burma)

    Posted 8 December 2015

    ActionAid has been working in Myanmar (Burma), since 2001. Learn more about Myanmar, the issues the country faces and what ActionAid is doing to support women and girls, including communities affected by Covid-19.

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