Blogs and Campaigns

ActionAid South Africa’s DRTV Advert appeals for Child Sponsors in South Africa. 

Click on the play button to watch the video about sponsoring a child.

To sponsor a child, one can click the donate button and fill in the sponsorship form for Child Sponsorship.

March 17, 2016

Change a life today

During the month of February 2016, ActionAid South Africa's national radio advert aired on Radio 702 and Highveld 94.7.  Click on the link below to listen to the audio: 2016_02_10_ACTIONAID During the month of February 2016, ActionAid South Africa's national radio advert aired on Radio 702 and Highveld...

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November 16, 2015

Making violence against women unthinkable

Making violence against women unthinkable In her seminal text, South Wind, Corinne Kumar challenges us to conceive of “making violence against women unthinkable.” I first met this visionary and dreamer at the Courts of Women against War and for Peace in Khayelitsha in 2000, and she...

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November 16, 2015

#FeesMustFall is not just about fees

#FeesMustFall is not just about fees In 1994 we celebrated the successful liberation struggle that brought down the apartheid system and ushered in the dawn of democracy.  We recalled the Freedom Charter developed in Kliptown Soweto in 1955 and announced one of the best Constitutions in...

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November 16, 2015

ActionAid calls on governments to tackle inequality

ActionAid calls on governments to tackle inequality ActionAid warned that the Sustainable Development Goals agreed upon in late September at the United Nations will not be met. Research has revealed that the 200 richest people in the world have more money than the combined wealth of...

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November 16, 2015

The politics of M&E

The politics of M&E By Aldrian Mungani— M&E Officer, ActionAid South Africa On the 30 September, ActionAid SA (AASA) joined the ActionAid International Federation in a political debate concerning monitoring and evaluation (M&E). The debate encouraged robust discussions aimed at informing an M&E approach and practice that...

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November 16, 2015

AASA’s petition makes headlines

AASA’s petition makes headlines Under the theme #OurLivesMatter – Safety, Justice and Freedom are our Rights, this year’s Soweto Pride, which returned to one of its former venues - Meadowlands Zone 2 Park, also paid tribute to Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Masooa who were murdered there...

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November 16, 2015

Soweto Pride: From strength to strength

Soweto Pride: From strength to strength The annual Soweto Pride march was held in Meadowlands on 26 September. It was one of the biggest and, arguably, the best since the inaugural march held 11 years ago. From less than 100 people marching in 2004, it has...