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(Amnesty International Korea)

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South Korea: Supreme Court Ruling a Historic Victory for Same-sex Couples

Today’s ruling is a historic victory for equality and human rights in South Korea. The Court has taken a significant…

July 18, 2024

Group portraits of participants at an event organised by Les Hijabeuses, a collective of football players campaigning to overturn hijab bans in French football. 29 June 2024
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“We Can’t Breathe Anymore. Even Sports, We Can’t Do Them Anymore.” Violations of Muslim Women’s and Girl’s Human Rights Through Hijab Bans in Sports in France

French authorities boast about gender parity in sports, but they purposefully do not apply to Muslim hijab-wearing women and girls.

July 15, 2024

(Amnesty International USA)

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Arizona One Step Closer to Constitutionally Protecting the Human Right to Abortion 

Pregnant people have the human right to make their own decision whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term…

July 3, 2024

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(Amnesty International)

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Amnesty International Response to Supreme Court Ruling in Case Challenging the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act

Abortion is a human right, for all people, everywhere. While today’s decision is a temporary relief, it is not a…

June 27, 2024

(Lauren Murphy/Amnesty International USA)

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Amnesty International Launches New Campaign on Abortion Rights

Amnesty’s abortion rights campaign provides a platform to help people everywhere clearly and publicly express support for abortion rights in…

June 24, 2024

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Two Years Post-Roe, U.S. Continues Backsliding on Abortion, Depriving Millions of Human Rights

Abortion is a human right and a vital part of health care. All pregnant people, no matter who they are…

June 20, 2024

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Thailand: Passing of Marriage Equality Bill a Triumphant Moment for LGBTI Rights

While there is no doubt that the legalization of marriage for LGBTI couples is a key milestone for Thailand, much…

June 18, 2024

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Global: Gender Apartheid Must Be Recognized as a Crime Under International Law

We are calling for the recognition of gender apartheid under international law to fill a major gap in our global…

June 17, 2024

(Amnesty International USA)

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Amnesty International Response to Supreme Court Retaining Availability of Mifepristone

All people have the human right to the highest attainable standard of health, including the medication they need. This decision…

June 13, 2024


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Social Media Companies’ Removal of Abortion-Related Content May Hinder Access to Accurate Health Information

Companies need to take transparent steps to ensure that their users are able to access abortion-related information on their platforms,…

June 11, 2024

report cover of Obstacles to Autonomy: Post-Roe Removal of Abortion Information Online
(Amnesty International)

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Obstacles to Autonomy: Post-Roe Removal of Abortion Information Online

After the overturn of Roe v. Wade, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok are removing abortion-related content from reproductive health and rights…

June 10, 2024

Amnesty International

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Nigeria: Girls Failed by Authorities After Escaping Boko Haram Captivity – New Report

Girls and young women who escaped Boko Haram captivity faced further suffering and are now receiving inadequate support as they…

June 9, 2024