2018 (8)
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

Nov 19 2018 4:50PM
The human rights impact of graphic novels on children and young people

20 November 2018 marks the 29th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, find out more about the importance of graphic novels to teach children and young people about human rights.

Oct 3 2018 4:37PM
We have to fight to achieve our rights

Since March 2017, Amnesty International has spoken to more than 100 women and girls who have fled their homelands, and who are living in camps and flats on the Greek islands or on mainland Greece.

Jul 24 2018 2:31PM
We Shall Fight Until We Win: Celebrating a century of pioneering political women

We Shall Fight Until We Win is a graphic novel anthology marking the centenary since the Representation of the People Act. It tells the stories of lesser known women who fought and are still fighting for equal rights.

Jun 26 2018 11:05AM
On winning the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2018 for The Hate U Give

Speech by Angie Thomas, 18 June 2018 © Valerie Schmidt "Like many of you, I am tired. I don’t mean physical exhaustion, although I do have my fair share of that since I stayed up well past midnight in order to work on my second book. I...

Mar 13 2018 5:48PM
The Amnesty CILIP Honour winners 2017

We’re delighted to announce the Amnesty CILIP Honour winners for 2017. At the start of Refugee Week in the UK, two books that address the global refugee crisis have won the prestigious Amnesty CILIP Honour, a commendation for...

Mar 13 2018 5:44PM
The Amnesty CILIP Honour winners 2016

At last! We’re extremely proud to announce the inaugural winners of our Amnesty CILIP Honour: In the Kate Greenaway Medal category, the winner is... There’s a Bear on My Chair, by Ross Collins And in the Carnegie Medal category... Lies...

Feb 14 2018 11:45AM
The legacy of the Suffragettes

It’s 100 years since the first women in Britain were given the right to vote. Sally Nicholl’s, whose novel for young adults is about young suffrage campaigners, asks whether things have changed for those still fighting for equality.