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Global Wikipedia edit-a-thon shines spotlight on the unsung women defending human rights around the world

Wikipedia enthusiasts from around the world are joining forces on 19 and 20 May 2018 to take part in a global edit-a-thon to shine a spotlight on extraordinary unsung women human rights defenders who have devoted their lives to fighting injustice. BRAVE:Edit, a collaboration between Amnesty International and Wikimedia (Wikipedia’s non-profit organization), will see hundreds …

Amnesty International USA Responds to Shooting at Santa Fe High School

The following statement can be attributed to Victoria Coy, end gun violence campaign manager at Amnesty International USA:

Domestic Gag Rule is Deadly Says Amnesty International USA

Reacting to news that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services may adopt a “domestic gag rule” around Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, Tarah Demant, Director of the Gender, Sexuality, and Identity Program at Amnesty International USA stated: “The proposal is deadly, discriminatory, and a blatant …

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