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COVID-19: A huge leap backwards for women’s rights

Chennai, 18 February 2021. – Aide et Action, an international association for development through education, paints a pessimistic picture of the development of the rights of girls and women. Thus, at the same time of school desertion, they are more and more forced to stay at home. This is especially the case in the least developed countries. If action is not taken now, the “Next World”, which is slow to come due to the alarming development of the pandemic, risks starting with an intolerable decline in their rights.

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Aide et Action launches “iDream”, a distance learning application for marginalized children

While the closure of schools, linked to the COVID-19 crisis, deprives 1.5 billion children of education, Aide et Action is doing everything to ensure educational continuity within its projects. In India, our teams have just launched the “iDream learning app” designed to provide uninterrupted access to learning for the most isolated children living in rural…

In India, Aide et Action is helping migrant families recoup COVID-19 pandemic

The sudden lock down imposed by the Indian government with a view to clamp down the spread of Coronavirus has had a devastating effect on migrant workers in India. With work on construction sites now stopped, these populations are being deprived of their only sources of income, and facing even more stigmatization as they are forbidden to return to their villages of origin. These migrant workers are in a particularly precarious situation. To guarantee their survival, their safety and preserve their dignity Aide et Action has initiated an immediate response and adapted its “usual” activities to address the emergency.

Aide et Action’s activities strongly impacted by the coronavirus

Chennai: As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads worldwide, an unprecedented number of children and young people are no longer attending schools or universities. In this context of global health crisis, in our 19 countries of intervention, we are organizing ourselves in order to best maintain our activities with the most vulnerable and marginalized populations.

International Day of Education: Confronted with major global challenges, Aide et Action focuses its action on the right and access to education for the most vulnerable and marginalized people.

Chennai, 24 January 2020. On the occasion of the 2nd edition of the International Day of Education, Aide et Action, an international association for development through education, renews and reaffirms its Mission statement: “to act so that the most vulnerable and marginalized populations, especially children, have access to quality education and therefore they may master…

Aide et Action to spend Rs. 5 Million in the first phase of Cyclone Fani Relief & Rehab efforts in Odisha

As Odisha battles for resources to respond to the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst cyclones to hit the state in decades, Aide et Action, an international not-for-profit organization, announced an immediate aid of INR 5 Million (Rs. 50 Lakhs) to support its humanitarian response for children and families devastated by the cyclone in the state. This has been made possible because of the generous donation of Aide et Action supporters in France.