Why support ActionAid Australia?
ActionAid Australia gratefully welcomes ongoing partnerships with Trusts and Foundations.
We pride ourselves on being a transparent, trustworthy and reliable organisation who, thanks to the support of loyal and productive partnerships, is making a critical impact in the lives of women living in over 45 countries.
ActionAid Australia is a global women’s rights organisation, supporting women living in poverty and exclusion around the world.
The issues we work on
Find out more about why we focus on economic and climate justice for women, and women's rights in emergencies.
Our current programs
Find out more about where we program, what our programs entail and the women that inspire us.
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Our Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)
Find out more about our approach to progamming and how this impacts all of our work both around the world, and here in Australia.
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500,000 women Together we have supported 500,000 women around the world to make meaningful change and access their human rights.
45 countries ActionAid globally works in more than 45 countries. ActionAid Australia works with women living in poverty and exclusion in 27 countries running women's rights training and programs on building resilience.
Where do we work? ActionAid Australia currently programs in 17 countries around the world. Explore them here:
We’re supporting women to farm using sustainable, climate-resilient methods, and come together in collectives to access their rights, and empower themselves and each other.
We’re supporting women to lead the ongoing recovery from the 2015 Nepal earthquakes, ensuring the protection of women’s rights and psycho-social support for those continuing to experience trauma.
We’re supporting women to lead initiatives that increase the resilience of vulnerable communities to the risk of future disasters.
We’re supporting community leaders to implement positive social change in their communities, and are connecting women clothing producers to global markets through an innovative social enterprise.
We’re supporting women to create and campaign for safe urban environments. We’re also supporting communities to become more resilient to future disasters and campaign for their land rights.
We’re supporting women to build the resilience of their communities to climate change and increasing emergencies, and to mobilise around protection of women’s rights.
We supported the ongoing local and women-led recovery from Cyclone Winston, and through the Shifting the Power Coalition are supporting women from across the Pacific to engage with local, regional, national and international humanitarian actors to promote women’s leadership.
We’re supporting forums for women and girls to advocate for their rights, as well as provide leadership in emergencies and preparing for disasters.
We’re building a movement of Australians who campaign, organise, and fundraise in solidarity with women around the world fighting for their rights in the face of poverty and injustice.
We’re working to protect the rights of women mine workers, and are supporting women farmers to campaign for their rights and access protection centres.
In Indonesia, we are working alongside YAPPIKA-ActionAid to strengthen the resilience of disaster-affected communities through women’s leadership in sustainable disaster recovery programs.
We’re supporting women to campaign for their economic rights and opportunities, ensuring they have access to sustainable livelihoods.
We’re supporting women to lead the response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Mathew.
ActionAid’s women-led humanitarian response to Hurricane Matthew supported women and the most vulnerable members of Grand Anse to secure their safety and train in women’s rights and protection.
We’re supporting women in communities to build their influence and leadership in response to climate crisis, and to demand their land rights.
We are supporting women and their communities in Eastern and Southern Africa to have greater decision-making power and control over natural resources, and to develop people-centred mining charters.
We’re supporting women and their communities to increase their capacity to claim and protect their human rights by articulating their aspirations and developing people-centred mining charters.
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