Jan 30 2017 3:06PM
Nine videos to help you talk about women’s human rights in the classroom
By Bashayer Aljaber, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer Short films and videos can be useful conversation starters for teachers, educators, facilitators or anyone wishing to learn more about human rights. Here are some freely availabl...
Jan 30 2017 2:34PM
Seven short videos to introduce human rights in education
By Bashayer Aljaber, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer Short films and videos can be useful conversation starters for teachers, educators, facilitators or anyone wishing to learn more about human rights. 'Human rights education is ke...
Jan 26 2017 4:49PM
Does writing to your MP actually work?
Would it surprise you to know that politicians are considered less trustworthy than journalists and estate agents? In its annual survey of trusted professions, Ipsos MORI reported only 21% of respondents claimed they would generally tr...
Oct 14 2016 3:13PM
10 Education resources on FGM
Written by Nora Helal, Education Workshops Volunteer More than 130,000 women and girls living in England and Wales have been cut, and 60,000 girls every year are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM). Despite being made illegal in...
Oct 14 2016 2:59PM
Education resources on forced marriage
Written by Nora Helal, Education Workshops Volunteer One in three girls are married before the age of 18 in the developing world. In fact, across Burkina Faso, more than half of all young girls are married off as children – some as you...
Oct 10 2016 4:22PM
World mental health: suicide amongst the Guarani-Kaiowá people of Brazil
by Ellie May, Amnesty International UK Country Coordinator for Brazil We need to talk about the mental health of the Guarani-Kaiowá people in Brazil. World Mental Health day should be a time to look forward and seek improvements for pe...