Women's rights (393)
Jul 15 2019 1:07pm
Iran: women activists forced to make filmed 'confessions' over veiling laws
At least six cases since April, including one where state broadcaster ...
    Jul 9 2019 6:28pm
    Northern Ireland: same-sex marriage to be legalised and UK must legislate on ending abortion ban
    MPs vote through landmark bill which extends equal marriage to Norther...
      Jul 3 2019 11:44am
      Northern Ireland: Amnesty welcomes Penny Mordaunt's comments that Westminster will act on abortion law
      Secretary of State for Defence and Minister for Women and Equalities, ...
        Jun 26 2019 6:12pm
        Denmark: pledge to introduce consent-based rape legislation welcomed
        Government makes commitment after long-running campaign from activists...
          Jun 25 2019 4:38pm
          Women’s safety is a political issue, not a private matter
          You’re at home in the evening and from next door you hear shouting and...
          Jun 13 2019 11:59am
          Iran: one million people sign petition calling for jailed lawyer's release
          Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was given 33-year jail sentence earlier this ye...
            Jun 6 2019 2:42pm
            Greece: Newly-amended rape law 'a historic victory' for women
            Responding to today’s last-minute decision by the Greek government to ...
              May 31 2019 5:08pm
              Nasrin Sotoudeh: behind bars for defending others
              This blog was written by Amnesty International UK activists, Sara Saei...
              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 fai...
              May 17 2019 1:01pm
              Urgent Action update: Women activists face prison sentences
              11 Saudi women activists on trial before the Criminal Court in Riyadh ...