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What we do

We want to give a voice to people's rights.

In order to be more effective in the fight against poverty, ActionAid International bases its work on respect for human rights by tackling certain important issues.

Change is possible!

Right to Food

The right to food is a fundamental human right.

An empty stomach makes any activity difficult, whether that be work, study or the thousand small things we do every day.

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Women’s rights

Let's fight together.

In order to be alongside women against poverty and marginalisation.

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Education

Education is a fundamental right and an important tool in the fight against poverty!

Despite commitments taken at worldwide level, more than 100 million children don’t attend school and about 800 million adults, mostly women, are illiterate. Education is also a very powerful tool for solidarity. In Switzerland, we work with schools to develop a greater awareness in young people and children regarding social issues that affect us both at home and as citizens of the world.

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round the world

in Switzerland

Emergencies

Every year, over 300 million people are affected by natural disasters or involved in conflicts.

ActionAid operates in the long term to protect the rights of vulnerable people.

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Governance

For proper Governance.

Responsible government is essential to end poverty and social inequality.

Where we intervene

ActionAid intervenes directly on in the field, alongside the more disadvantaged people and communities.

We work with over 27 million people in 45 countries, for a world free from poverty and injustice.