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Victory
February 28, 2013

We Did It! A Victory for VAWA

Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.

Recent Victories

September 15, 2011

"The planned forced evictions in the Arco Iris neighborhood of Lubango, Angola, which were scheduled for 25 August, did not take place. Residents believe the work of Amnesty International and the local NGO Association Building Communities (Associação Construindo Comunidades - ACC) contributed to stopping the forced eviction.

August 19, 2011

An Argentinean court has ordered that any attempts to evict the Quilmes Indigenous community of Colalao del Valle must be suspended. This decision protects four indigenous families from imminent forced eviction from their homes in the northern Argentinean province of Tucumán.

November 12, 2010
Following our urgent action on 28 September, thousands of people in Harare, Zimbabwe, who were facing the threat of forced...
February 5, 2010
Thousands of people in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, are no longer facing eviction from their market stalls and homes. Amnesty...