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2018 (5)
Nov 20 2018 3:37PM
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Content note: this post will discuss mental health, suicide, murder, transphobia, violence, and death. This blog post was written by Jo Gower, committee member of Amnesty UK’s Rainbow/LGBTI Network.

Nov 20 2018 1:33PM
Happy 29th Birthday to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)!

We are celebrating the 29th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. On this special day, we are kicking off our 12-month campaign on the UNCRC. During this year of campaigning, we will host various events focused...

Oct 3 2018 4:19PM
The Gender Recognition Act Government Consultation

Blog by Jennie Joy - Amnesty UK LGBTI Network Committee Member What is the Gender Recognition Act? This legislation from 2004 allows (some) trans people to legally change their gender. While ground-breaking at the time of its...

Jul 3 2018 8:42AM
Cambodia: On 14th August, Tep Vanny will have been in prison for 2 years.

On the 14 August, Tep Vanny will have been in prison for two years. Her crime? Defending her home. This isn't the first time that Tep has been jailed for her activism. She was first arrested on 15 August 2016 for peacefully protesting...

Jun 29 2018 3:54PM
Saudi Arabia driving ban: A long road to justice

As women in Saudi Arabia take the wheel for the first time, there is still a long road ahead for justice and equality in the Kingdom