ActionAid International

Increasing life choices and livelihoods for young urban women

South Africa, India
2012 - 2016

ActionAid is an international organisation working with over 15 million people in 45 countries. They were the first major international development organisation to base their head office in Africa. From their HQ in Johannesburg, South Africa, ActionAid help people fight for their rights across Asia, the Americas and Europe. HDF supported an ambitious initiative to improve livelihoods and sexual and reproductive health for young women in poor urban areas across India and South Africa.


TED talks ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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Why is birth registration so important?

Plan International┬┤s Birth Registration Innovation Team are bringing 6 key principles of innovation to this challenge. They have developed a tailored innovation process to create sustainable and scalable solutions for birth registration. Understand Contextual Constraints: What differentiates constraints from pain…

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Launch of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

The Global Partnership today also launched the new INSPIRE package of seven proven strategies to prevent violence against children, created with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the CDC, End Violence Against Children, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), The U.S….

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