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Charlotte Clarke

Women's Rights Media Specialist at ActionAid UK

Charlotte Clarke is the Women’s Rights News Media Specialist at ActionAid UK, working on violence prevention, financing for development, economic justice and emergency humanitarian responses. Charlotte previously worked for nine years at the Financial Times as a communities editor and social media producer, where she managed multiple campaigns to increase engagement with more diverse groups of readers. Charlotte is interested in feminist movements and how to achieve gender equality worldwide.

How Acid Attacks Impact Women And Girls Worldwide

The situation is horrific but not without hope. Grassroots women's rights organisations are the key to tackling this. ActionAid has worked with them in the past to monitor the use and sale of acid, improve laws to make it harder for perpetrators to escape punishment and change the mindsets of people who see this form of violence as an easy way to settle disputes, for example.
16/07/2017 16:23 BST

Is The Handmaid's Tale Closer Than We Think?

According to the report, millions of women and girls in the world's poorest countries have been raped, denied access to safe abortions, and forced to have multiple pregnancies by their intimate partners over the past five years. This means they do not have control over their body and fertility.
11/07/2017 16:35 BST