ActionAid Association is an organisation working for social and ecological justice. ActionAid has been engaged with the most marginalised communities in India since 1972. In 2006, ActionAid Association was registered as an Indian organisation, governed by an independent General Assembly and a Governing Board. Together with supporters, communities, institutions and governments, we strive for equality, fraternity and liberty for all. ActionAid works in 24 states and two union territories, with several partners and allied organisations. ActionAid is part of a global federation and a full affiliate of ActionAid International,that has presence in over 40 countries worldwide.


To work in solidarity with the poor and excluded and participate in their struggle to eradicate poverty, patriarchy and injustice.

Outreach: International / National / Regional / Local

Right to the City Components:

  1. Free of discrimination
  2. Gender equality
  3. Inclusive citizenship
  4. enhanced political participation
  5. fulfilling its social
  6. Quality public spaces and services
  7. Diverse and inclusive economies
  8. A sustainable city with inclusive rural-urban linkages

Woking groups:

  • Advocacy

Twitter: @ActionAidIndia