We cannot achieve great change – either socially or economically – if half of the world’s population is not empowered to reach their full potential.
DFID Media Team
An article by International Development Minister Baroness Sugg appeared in The Times yesterday on the importance of prioritising women’s rights to achieve the Global Goal of zero poverty by 2030. On Thursday 9 January, Baroness Sugg wrote: Prioritise women’s rights …
Today The Daily Mail published a story on UK aid to corrupt countries. Read our response here.
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma wrote this piece about the upcoming UK-Africa Investment Summit in today's Daily Telegraph (January 1, 2020). Knocking on doors in my Reading West constituency during the general election, I heard very clearly that people were …
This article by International Development Secretary Alok Sharma appeared in Prospect on 5 November 2019.
The International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has announced a new UK aid programme, What Works to Prevent Violence: Impact at Scale, to help stop violence against one million of the world’s poorest women and girls.
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the efforts of British polio survivors, campaigners and fundraisers to rid the world of the disease at an event to mark World Polio Day.
The Guardian and The Times have both reported today on International Development Secretary Alok Sharma’s visit to the World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington D.C.
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has spoken of his ambition to put the rights of women and girls around the world at the heart of UK aid. His words came in an op-ed in the Huffington Post last Friday (October …
There has been widespread broadcast, print and online coverage of the visit by the Duke of Sussex and the Duchess of Sussex to countries across Southern Africa.