ActionAid UK has this week launched its She Can Appeal to help end violence against women and girls. The She Can Appeal runs for three months and any more raised by the Appeal is going to be doubled by the UK government.
What is She Can?
Every donation made to the ActionAid She Can Appeal will support the ActionAid programme of work across the world to end violence against women and girls living in poverty. Every pound raised between 26th March and 25th June 2014 will be matched by the UK government
Why does the world need She Can?
70% of the poorest people in the world are female. Young women are trapped in a cycle of poverty – the violence and inequality they face keeps them poor and vulnerable. Just because they are women. Quite simply this should not be allowed to happen and the She Can Appeal is targeted at giving these women and girls a way out from the cycle of violence and inequality....