About this blog

Welcome to our priority campaigns blog, with the latest news and more indepth analysis of our bigger campaigns.

Our priorities change as human rights changes around the world, and right now we're focusing on our Stop Torture, My Body, My Rights, and Save the Human Rights Act campaigns. But you'll also find comments and updates on our work on Syria, LGBTI rights and human rights abuses by corporate companies.

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Dec 18 2018 1:37PM
We won’t end gender-based violence without sex workers
Our understanding of gender-based violence is growing. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) marks the start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

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Amnesty works on almost every country on the planet. Our volunteer country specialists help us keep on top of reports and research about human rights abuses, and this is their take on our work.

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Dec 10 2018 3:16PM
The Deadly Dread
Take action against human rights abuses in Eritrea. Written by Alex Jackson, Country Coordinator for Eritrea.

About this blog

Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international human rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

 

Latest post
Dec 9 2018 6:11PM
Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70
London activists will gather at Chinese Embassy to mark Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70 . 伦敦活动人士将在中国大使馆外纪念《世界人权宣言》七十周年 #UDHR70 #StandUp4HumanRights Venue: opposite the Chinese Embassy, 49-59 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL N...

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We take literature seriously. As a tool for empathy, for education and for awareness-raising it is almost unrivalled.

Follow this blog to stay up-to-date with our latest publications and initiatives and to hear from guest writers passionate about human rights.

Latest post
Dec 6 2018 1:44PM
The Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction – and its close ties with human rights
The Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction has just opened its doors for 2018 submissions. The Award has always taken special note of stories which engage children directly with specific human rights, sometimes in unusual

About this blog

This blog is the central hub for information from the Children's Human Rights Network and is updated by volunteers from the Network Committee. Here you will find details of news, actions and events on children's rights.

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You can contact us by email at childrensnetwork@amnesty.org.uk. You can also find us on facebook and twitter.