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Happy International Volunteer Day: A journey around the world

3 December 2021

RESULTS UK belongs to a partnership called ACTION , which brings together advocacy organisations from around the world. Many of us have grassroots volunteer campaigners and advocates at the heart of what we do. So to mark International Volunteer Day, we want to showcase volunteers around the world who give up their time to advocate for an end to global poverty.

What is a volunteer? By...

Send My Friend to School Campaign Champions reflect on COP26

29 November 2021

Send My Friend to School is a UK coalition that brings together young people, politicians, teachers, civil society and the media in joint campaigning to demand quality education for all children across the globe. Send My Friend to School is an organisation hosted by RESULTS UK and we are delighted to share this blog post with you here, featuring two Send My Friend to School Campaign Champions who...

TB or not TB: An end to this killer infectious disease by 2030

16 November 2021

Global health and infecti ous diseases have never been a more popular topic of conversation than over the past 18 months. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all developed a new vocabulary, where “vaccines”, “R-rates”, “transmission” and “cases” are words we throw into conversation during catch-ups with colleagues or over dinner with friends.

But has our newfound interest in epidemiology translated into action to fight other infectious diseases?...

A Celebration of Black Leaders in International Development

3 November 2021

To mark this year’s UK Black History Month, RESULTS hosted an evening to celebrate some of the inspiring Black Leaders in the UK's international development and human rights sector.

We were thrilled to be joined by human rights and political activist Zainab Asunramu , founder and Director of T he Advocacy Team ,...

November Conference Call- Commit to nutrition now! (Event organising)

2 November 2021

November's action is a final push in our nutrition campaigning this year, ahead of the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, a global pledging moment for tackling malnutrition. RESULTS action groups are encouraged to organise an advocacy event, with the aim of getting as many letters as possible sent to Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss urging the UK to commit to tackling malnutrition. So in this month's conference call, we heard from Sophie Willis and Tahira Kulsoom, Field Organisers at the Aid...

World Polio Day: Delivering on the Promise of Polio Eradication

21 October 2021
World Polio Day: Delivering on the Promise of Polio Eradication

It’s perhaps hard to imagine a time when polio outbreaks led to more than 8000 cases of paralytic polio infections a year in the UK alone. This was the...

International Day of the Girl: Digital generation. Our generation.

8 October 2021

International Day of the Girl 2021 celebrates ‘digital generation’. RESULTS UK applauds the many landmark declarations that have paved the way for recognition of girls’ education as both a fundamental human right and a catalyst for sustainable development. From the Beijing Platform for Action in 1995 to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 4 on inclusive, equitable quality education and lifelong learning), commendable efforts have been made. Yet despite the progress that has been...

October 2021 grassroots conference call - Unequal access to COVID-19 vaccines

6 October 2021

This month's grassroots conference call discussed the need for 'vaccine equity' in the global COVID-19 response. Our guest speaker, Oxfam GB's Health Policy Manager Anna Marriott, called for the UK Government to both scale up donations of surplus vaccines to countries that need them, and to support the sharing by pharmaceutical companies of the recipes, knowledge and technologies to scale up vaccine production capacity globally. You can read more and take action...

National Conference 2021: Take a stance and find chances for change

23 September 2021

Over the weekend of 11-12 September we held our annual National Conference! As lovely as it would have been to reconnect in person, it was safer to have an online event for the second year running. It was great to be joined by people all over the country, and even internationally!

This year, the theme of our National Conference was ‘ Take a stance and find chances for change‘. We wanted to explore the impact of the COVID-19...

September Grassroots Conference Call: Nutrition for Growth - it's time to commit!

8 September 2021

In our September grassroots conference call, we focused on the issue of nutrition, with just weeks to go now before the important Nutrition for Growth Summit in early December. But that's not all! With the UN climate conference (COP-26) coming up in Glasgow, there's a great opportunity to use this UK Government priority to show the impact climate change has on food security, hunger and nutrition - see the links below.

We were privileged to hear from nutrition advocacy expert Meaza...

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