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
As we come to the end of 2018 and head into a new year, I want to say thank you for being a human rights champion. I’m so grateful to be facing the future with you. Together, we’ve achieved so much in the last 12 months.
When Rochelle Ritchie reported the death threats she had received on Twitter, the platform did nothing. Twitter need to understand that violence and abuse online can manifest into violence and abuse offline.
In cinemas across the UK this week, audiences will watch the story of the Peterloo Massacre retold, recalling the events of 1819 when peaceful protesters in Manchester asking for the vote were attacked by armed soldiers on horseback.
Photographer to the stars, Alexi Lubomirski, talks about why our #FamiliesTogether campaign is so important in improving UK law for refugees who have been separated from their families and homes.
“Well, we all married at her age what is the problem really?!”, “What do you mean her husband raped her??”, “He is her husband and she should submit to him, this is the whole point of marriage!”, “She killed someone, no matter the...
In 2018, MPs voted overwhelmingly to support a Bill to change the restrictive Home Office rules which keep many refugee families apart. So, why has nothing changed?
Military groups all over the world continue to recruit child soldiers to fight and perform duties to further their campaigns despite international law ruling it illegal; these children are vulnerable to terrifying abuse.
Good news! These last weeks of summer have been exceptional for us, seeing the release of three human rights defenders.
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality. They speak out for what is right and fair for all of us, but they are in great danger. Will you help us show them, and the world, you're on their side?
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality: for their communities, for themselves, for you. But they need backup to stay safe. That means they need your voice. Will you join us?
Every day, ordinary people with extraordinary passion stand up for human rights, they are called human rights defenders. But they are in great danger. So who’s protecting them?
Politicians have voted to take away the EU Charter of Rights after Brexit - this is a serious step backwards for human rights in the UK.
Human rights protections are used daily to defend people’s freedom. Now it’s time for politicians to vote for human rights.
As half-term kicks off, people across the country will be spending it with family. But there are also many refugee families who are separated by the UK's cruel immigration restrictions.
The word 'illegal' comes very easy to policy and law makers, but very few give much thought to what it means and whom it affects.
Thank to everyone who donated in support of your Mahadine appeal. We delighted to tell you the brilliant news that Mahadine has been released and is back with his family.
Several governments have begun military action against Syria. Whatever happens, they must protect civilian life.
Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan I’m in Beirut and my second workshop with the Syrian human right initiative Ta’afi has just wrapped up. As I’m collecting my papers, Ahmad, the head of Ta’afi, which works to resettle and empower newly...