Actionaid Association

Works to enable human rights to girls, women and children, promotes community control over natural resources, democratize society and economy, establish a just society, help people from man made disasters and backing struggles for a progressive society

  • Started: 2006
  • New Delhi, Delhi

About

ActionAid Association India works for the human rights of women by providing them counselling and legal aid to resist violence and by supporting them Read morein regaining control of their lives. It promotes children's rights to education, nutrition, safety and protection along with overall well-being. It creates awareness for saving the girl child and advocates the right to equality. The organization also works for the citizenship rights of minorities and underprivileged communities. It works to build leadership and livelihood skills among youth in the communities to eradicate poverty, distress-migration and bonded labour. It encourages Dalits, Adivasis and women farmers to practice sustainable forms of agriculture and community-led mechanisms for the conservation of natural resources. It also spreads awareness about people's rights over land, livelihoods and public commons. The organization also works with various State Governments and policymakers to formulate policies supporting gender equality, stronger land rights and property rights, especially for women with a secular approach towards all.


Issue

Attempts to address bias, injustice and poverty amongst a large population.

Action

It works on multiple initiatives to address livelihoods, tribal and Dalit rights and other cultural malpractices.

Sectors

  • Agriculture
  • Child & Youth Development
  • Disaster Management
  • Water
  • Human Rights
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Education
  • Gender
  • Skill Development
  • Health
  • Sanitation
  • Livelihoods

Programs

  • Achieving the Adivasi Millenium

    Worked with the Bhil tribes of Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh to achieve access to land and natural resources, advocating for their participation in public welfare schemes, restoring the rights of women and girls, ensuring their safety, ensuring the rights of children, their education and protection and advocating for providing them with equal socio-economic opportunities.

  • Ensuring rights of girl child and gender equality

    Addresses the rights of marginalised women and empowers them to fight against gender-based violence through organising them into grassroots groups which struggle for the rightful share of women in social and economic resources.

  • Inclusive Communities and Schools

    Focuses on educating disabled children from marginalised communities through funding rehabilitation programmes.

  • Democratic Governance & Entitlements

    Works to provide just and fair governance and access to social benefits to the marginalised people, especially minority Muslims, living in the slums of Seema Puri, Delhi. It focuses on their rights to land and resources, citizenship, food security and livelihood.

  • Campaign for Dalit Empowerment

    Partnering with The Tamil Nadu Federation of Women Presidents of Panchayats, ActionAid has organized the fifth State Level Convention of Women Panchayat Presidents to enable visibility of their work and bring them together.

Registration Details

  • PAN Card

    AAAAA9409Q

  • Registration ID
    S56828
  • VO ID / Darpan ID
    DL/2016/0113991
  • 12A

    AAAAA9409QE20086

  • 80G

    AAAAA9409QF20084

  • FCRA

    231661299

Location

Project Location

Headquarters

F-5 (First Floor), Kailash Colony

Offices in Cities

New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Vadodara, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Bhopal, Bangalore, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai, Lucknow, Gawahati, Jaipur, Budgam

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    Non-profit
    Society