Turning Crisis Response On Its Head
Despite being disproportionately impacted by disasters, women’s leadership in times of crisis still goes unrecognised and under resourced. And yet, when disasters strike, women are the first to take action, often putting their lives on the line to protect others.
When a woman is placed at the centre of emergency response, she builds resilience for herself and her community, the capability to defend her rights, and leadership skills that last a lifetime.
ActionAid established the Arise Fund to drive our pioneering women-led humanitarian work, which recognises and supports women’s leadership during crisis.
Read the Arise Fund Impact Report