UK: Amnesty’s festive holiday gift catalogue out now

Bargains, inspirational buys and quirky treats available

Unique fair trade, ethical and eco-friendly gifts for family, friends and quirky secret Santa ideas

‘This holiday season give gifts that give back. Everything in the Amnesty shop, however small, helps us fight human rights abuses around the world’ – Sacha Deshmukh

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Amnesty International UK’s annual gifts catalogue is available now, featuring an array of high-quality and ethically-sourced products including brilliant bargains, inspirational buys and quirky treats.

The 68-page Amnesty shop catalogue offers a range of unique and eye-catching seasonal gifts for every budget, including clothing, cards, candles, and calendars.

The range includes many unique items made exclusively for Amnesty, including hand painted-mugs from Palestine made by women like Khitam Ayyoubi, who lives with her husband and daughters in Hebron. She says her life has been changed by making these mugs giving her an income and purpose outside of the home.

A new, exclusive addition to Amnesty is jewellery by Make Pivot, a social enterprise in London providing jobs to people experiencing homelessness, allowing them to build skills while earning.

Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty International UK’s Chief Executive, said:

“This holiday season give gifts that give back.

“Everything in the Amnesty shop however small, helps us fight human rights abuses around the world by contributing to our work and raising awareness.

“All items are ethically produced, and many are from local communities in the UK and marginalised communities around the world.

Buying a gift from Amnesty can make a real difference for freedom, equality and justice.”

Popular favourites are back, including Amnesty cards, t-shirts, inspirationally-themed chocolates and quirky bicycle-shaped pizza cutter. The range also includes plenty of ethical stocking fillers and ideas for Secret Santa.

All products are ethically sourced, led by fair trade and environmental principles.

Highlights from the 2022 catalogue include:

Bargain buys

Amnestea and Cake Tea Towel is sure to brighten up any kitchen and make you smile every time you use it. Made from fairtrade GOTS certified organic cotton in a fairtrade factory in India this tea towel makes a great gift for a friend or family member.

Amnesty hand-poured scented candles made from natural soy wax that’s toxin-free and burns longer than normal wax in a range of beautiful fragrances.

Vegan beer bread mix  is available in a range of flavours from chilli and garlic to rosemary and olive. It contains all of the dry ingredients needed and comes in a calico bag hand sewn by South African charity Deaf Hands at Work.

For the feministas

Women Of the World 2023 wall calendar features illustrations and quotes from 12 inspirational women from the fields of art, sport, politics, and literature from around the world and is beautifully illustrated by artist Nadia Akingbule.

Trailblazing books by Bernadine Evaristo, Caroline Criado and collections of rebel girls stories that will inspire everyone who reads them.

Inspiring the next generation

Reading Rebels a book club of monthly stories and activities to encourage children to dream big and help shape a fairer world. A subscription costs £12/month and children will be sent a book a month for a year, along with creative activities and discussion questions to bring each story’s themes to life.

Teach your kids about environmental and human rights issues with our fantastic range of books for children from ‘Rise Up’ to ‘Imagine’ and a selection of little bios of inspirational leaders to show children what’s possible.

Enjoy family time over the holidays with Amnesty’s 'up your street' jigsaw puzzle. This colourful 63-piece jigsaw puzzle  features a street scene of everyday life and human rights in practice by British artist and human rights campaigner Dan Jones, whose father helped launch Amnesty in 1961.

Products can be purchased online, by phone or by post. Free packaging and posting is available on all orders over £75.

For more information, please visit: https://amnestyshop.org.uk/

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