Throughout its history, Amnesty International has won critical protections for individuals and systemic change affecting millions, including:
Most recently in 2019-20, Amnesty International USA contributed to the following human rights victories:
AIUSA’s contribution to the human rights movement is assessed based on the actors that AIUSA works with to generate impact. Applying an outcome mapping approach, we evaluate changes in behavior and relationships, including actions or activities of the people, groups, organizations that we work with directly, and the decision-makers that we target.
“A tangible change in the awareness, behavior, or action of a specific actor relevant to the human rights violation being addressed.”
– Amnesty International Secretariat
Based on our teams’ reflections and external stakeholders’ feedback, we understand how AIUSA adds value to the human rights space.
Our monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) practices allow us to advance the effectiveness of our work, adapt to the rapidly shifting contexts of which we operate in, and demonstrate accountability.