Oct 02, 2012
A new series of gender integration workshops shed light on how women are often shortchanged in development – and take aim to close the gender gap at each level in the value chain of production.
Sep 27, 2012
Brazil is the sixth largest economy in the world — and yet 16 million of its citizens live in abject poverty. Why? This podcast takes a look behind the numbers.
Sep 18, 2012
A new study, “Women Farmers Adopting to Climate Change,” highlights how the phenomenon affects men and women differently – and can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities.
Jul 18, 2012
Christian Aid's senior advisor for sustainable development reflects on ACT's policy work at Rio+20, as well its investment in the "People's Summit" side event.
Jul 15, 2012
Developing countries should pursue low-carbon strategies with support from the global North to avoid the “catastrophic consequences” of climate change, argues a new ACT report.
Jul 06, 2012
This film gives voice to some of the, mostly indigenous, Central American people who have suffered under the exploitative measures employed by transnational companies.
Jun 22, 2012
Governments have squandered a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to make significant advances towards a greener, fairer future for the planet and its people, says ACT Alliance as the Rio+20 summit concludes in Brazil.
Jun 20, 2012
Three young people living in Kakuma refugee camp in northwestern Kenya talk about their plans and aspirations for the future.
Jun 20, 2012
ACT Alliance is calling on heads of states and governments to show their leadership in Rio de Janeiro this week by agreeing to transform the current economic system, for the good of the planet and its people.
Jun 12, 2012
Gaps in leadership, ambition and commitment threaten to hamper the Rio+20 talks in Brazil next week, ACT Alliance is warning, a day before the final pre-summit negotiations begins.
Jun 12, 2012
The 2011 annual report carries the theme ‘local roots, global reach’, chosen to demonstrate the remarkable work of ACT members globally but particularly those living and working in countries worst affected by poverty and disaster.
Jun 01, 2012
Christian leaders and communities across the globe this week began lobbying the Polish government to take decisive and bold action to combat climate change, in a global campaign coordinated by ACT Alliance.
May 30, 2012
Discord, mistrust and a lack of ambition from countries contributed to the disappointing outcome of the latest round of climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany, ACT Alliance says.
May 24, 2012
An event co-hosted by ACT Alliance at the UN climate talks in Bonn has revealed uncertainty over the role private finance can play in funding the international response to climate change.
May 22, 2012
An NGO in Mauritania is continuing its fight to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV, in partnership with an ACT Alliance member.