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Boko Haram survivors interviewed by Amnesty International in Nigeria in 2023.
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“Help Us Build Our Lives”: Girl Survivors of Boko Haram and Military Abuses in North-East Nigeria

This Amnesty International report examines abuses and violations of international human rights law girls endured by Boko Haram and Nigerian…

June 9, 2024

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The Entire System Against Us: Criminalization of Women Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala

Amnesty International has recorded instances of criminalization of justice operators in Guatemala since 2018 in this report.

May 29, 2024

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Guatemala: Amnesty International Condemns Gender Bias in the Systematic Criminalization of Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders

The fact that the women who reported, investigated or heard these cases of corruption are the ones who are now on…

May 23, 2024

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Türkiye: Discriminatory Restrictions and Violence Against Pride Protesters Must Not Be Repeated

Authorities should ensure LGBTI Pride marches in Türkiye go ahead safely and without the interference and intimidation of previous years.

May 17, 2024

(Summer Panadd)

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Thailand: State-Backed Digital Violence Used to Silence Women and LGBTI Activists

Women and LGBTI activists in Thailand are being subjected to an online onslaught of abusive speech, Amnesty International said in a new report.

May 15, 2024

report cover for “Being Ourselves is Too Dangerous” - Digital Violence and the Silencing of Women and LGBTI Activists in Thailand
(Summer Panadd)

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“Being Ourselves is Too Dangerous” – Digital Violence and the Silencing of Women and LGBTI Activists in Thailand

Amnesty International’s report analyzes forms of Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TfGBV) and its impact on women and LGBTI activists in Thailand.

May 15, 2024

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Morocco: Criminalization of Abortion Has Devastating Impact on the Rights of Women and Girls 

The Moroccan state is failing to meet its obligations to ensure accessible, affordable and good quality sexual and reproductive health…

May 14, 2024

(Amnesty International)

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Amnesty International Response to Arizona Senate Vote to Repeal Near-Total Abortion Ban

This vote changes nothing about the ongoing need to ensure that Arizonans can access their human right to abortion. The…

May 1, 2024

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Clarifying that Title IX  Protects Transgender Students from Discrimination is Important Step Forward

These clarifications are important to ensuring that all students are free from sex-based discrimination and can enjoy equal access to…

April 29, 2024

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Poland: Vote to Amend Law Is Significant Step Towards Providing Access to Safe and Legal Abortion  

By approving these four amendments, Poland’s parliament has taken a significant step towards ending Poland’s cruel and draconian restrictions on…

April 12, 2024

(Amnesty International)

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Amnesty International Response to Ruling by Arizona Supreme Court for Near-Total Abortion Ban

Today’s decision is a reminder to all of us to get out there and fight for the human right to…

April 9, 2024

(Amnesty International USA)

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Amnesty International USA Reaction to AHM v. FDA: Access to Abortion is a Human Right 

Laws restricting access to safe abortion violate the human rights of women and people who can get pregnant. Those who…

March 25, 2024