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

January 1, 2002
Urgent Action appeals helped to protect Colombian human rights defenders Astrid Manrique and Yolima Quintero after they...
July 30, 2001
Along with two other grassroots leaders in Honduras, Coronado Avila had been receiving death threats - allegedly from armed...
June 6, 2001
Eren Keskin, a human rights activist and lawyer, was arrested on June 1, 1995 and sentenced to serve a prison sentence for...
May 19, 2000
In May 2000, Amnesty International issued an Urgent Action on behalf of Valdenia Aparecida Paulino, a Brazilian lawyer who...