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.
The British Bill of Rights – the replacement for the Human Rights Act 1998 – started off sounding like it might be an opportunity to expand protections and ensure rights, but It quickly became apparent that the idea was a trojan horse....
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.
“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 reas...
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.
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?
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.