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Girish Menon
CEO . Optimist, Feminist, Father, Dreamer. A fairer, more equal, humane & just world is possible! Tweets are mine. RTs not necessarily endorsements.
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Girish Menon retweeted
ActionAid UK 23h
“I got married...when I was 14 years old. Two years ago, when the floods hit my father’s village, they married me off after the flood.” Did you know instances of child marriage increase after disasters strike? Read Sarmin's story.
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Girish Menon 4h
Replying to @ActionAidIndia
Many congratulations on your amazing work & success!!!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
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Girish Menon 12h
Thank you Annie - that is very kind of you !
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ActionAid UK Dec 8
"Our life was so good because we had our livestock. We used to eat, drink milk, make butter… it’s so painful when you have a small baby and you have nothing.” Climate change-related events can affect women's food and income. Read Nafisa's story. 👉🏽
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ActionAid UK Dec 8
"As a mother with several girls it’s not easy to live in this camp..." Discover Rahma's story, and the untold stories of other women and girls, in our new interactive long-read ➡️
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Girish Menon Dec 7
I must admit - I have got addicted to The Crown on Netflix. Just started season 1 & am on episode 4!
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ActionAid UK Dec 6
Essentials kits are making a huge difference to the lives of women and girls in crisis. This Christmas, please help us provide more ➡️
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Girish Menon Dec 7
Nafisa’s story from Somaliland is a stark reminder of how climate change impacts on women & girls especially from poorest communities- but we have an opportunity to reach out & change their lives this Christmas !
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ActionAid UK Dec 6
📣 For , our community campaigners have created this brilliant poster to raise awareness of violence at work & encourage people to sign our open letter. You can add your name here 👉
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ActionAid UK Dec 7
📮 Do you want the UK government to continue protecting women’s rights after the election? Sign our open letter to all future MPs asking them to pledge to protect women’s rights globally. It will only take two minutes. ✍🏽
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Girish Menon Dec 6
Replying to @andy_hillier
Thank you Andy !
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Girish Menon Dec 6
I am not normally a phone call person - but yesterday I had the delightful job it calling up some of our supporters to say Thank you for being with us over the years & wishing them a Merry Xmas. That went well I think !!!
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James Purefoy Dec 5
Please support this Christmas. Thank you.
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ActionAid UK Dec 6
Whilst it's encouraging to see the first ever arrest for a death caused by chhaupadi, this outlawed custom remains a danger to women and girls in Nepal. We work with local female activists to end chhaupadi and tackle period taboos:
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Girish Menon Dec 5
The run-up to Christmas means when you are on a tube well past midnight, you see a number of pleasantly inebriated passengers & some interesting conversations! That’s what makes living in London so interesting!
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Mark Lowcock Dec 4
1 in 45. That’s how many people across the world will need aid and protection next year - a record number. Needs are increasing around the world due to more intense and protracted conflict, and climate change.
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Girish Menon Dec 5
Together with CEOs of 48 UK-based international development organisations, I have signed this on behalf of so that UK can continue to lead the world on international development!
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I.G. Advisors Dec 4
. has adopted feminist principles as part of a drive to “take into account a discussion on power and structures”, according to its chief executive, Girish Menon. Via :
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ActionAid UK Dec 5
"My sister was pregnant and she delivered in the middle of water…I was carrying my daughter on my shoulders when flood water went above our heads.”Did you know women face an increased risk of death and injury during disasters? Read Shefali's story.👉🏽
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Girish Menon Dec 5
Thank you to all those who have signed - there is still time for those who haven't !
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