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Feb 6 2018 9:44AM
Female Genital Mutilation: more must be done to save lives
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, Gladys Burini asks why this abhorrent practice still happens, and how governments and people all over the globe must act to protect women and girls.
Feb 1 2018 4:55PM
Campaigning for truth for Giulio Regeni
Two years ago, Cambridge University student Giulio Regeni was found murdered in Cairo, Egypt. His family, friends and supporters continue to campaign for justice and the truth about the circumstances of the his death.
Jan 25 2018 4:05PM
How receiving letters from thousands of strangers helped me fight for justice for my brother’s murder
By Shackelia Jackson Over the past two months I’ve received more than 6,000 letters, tweets and emails from people across the UK who I’ve never spoken to or met before in my life. Reading them has been overwhelming. Kindness from one s...
Jan 25 2018 8:58AM
Human Rights and Words that Burn
What comes to mind when you think of human rights? Perhaps shocking footage of violations on the news, provocative headlines in the press, or treatment you have witnessed or experienced. Surely there will be time enough to talk about s...
Jan 24 2018 6:10PM
Taking Pride in Our Unions - Part 2 - Hidden from History: How Trade Unions Championed LGBT+ Equality
An LGBT History Month blog series celebrating trade union and LGBTI solidarity