About me

I manage AIUK’s relations with government and parliament across a number of issues, including women’s rights, human rights defenders and immigration detention. You’ll mainly find me blogging about what the UK government is and should be doing on human rights.

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Jun 25 2019 4:38PM
Women’s safety is a political issue, not a private matter
After neighbours call the police after an argument between PM-hopeful Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds, is privacy a political issue? When it comes to ending violence against women, there are no secrets, and no closed doors.

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I'm Amnesty's Women's Human Rights Programme Manager.

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May 23 2019 5:05PM
The most marginalised women bear the brunt of poverty in the UK
The UK is the fifth richest country in the world but not all get a fair share of its wealth. This week the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights published his final report after his visit in November 2018.

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I'm a volunteer at Amnesty working with the Human Rights Defenders team

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May 17 2019 3:33PM
LGBTI Rights around the world
Today marks the International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. It is a day recognised across the globe, where people come together and raise awareness of the violation of rights that the LGBTI+ community continue to fa...

About me

One of the Amnesty UK Press team - I cover Europe, Latin America, sport and human rights, and LGBTI issues. Twitter: @NaomiWestland

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May 10 2019 1:14PM
The UK’s biggest ever celebration of refugees and football
A record-breaking 170 football clubs came together for Amnesty’s third Football Welcomes weekend to celebrate the contribution players with refugee backgrounds make to the game