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Comment to USAID regarding Draft Gender Policy

As a human rights organization committed to the advancement of rights for all people, and with the knowledge that gender equality is necessary to achieve that end and is that…


‘We dried our tears’: Addressing the toll on children of Northeast Nigeria’s conflict

Boko Haram has repeatedly attacked schools and abducted large numbers of children as soldiers or ‘wives,’ among other atrocities. The Nigerian military’s treatment of those who escape such brutality has…

May 27, 2020
MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA - APRIL 20: A woman carries firewoods inside an IDP camp on April 20, 2019 in Maiduguri, Nigeria. General elections were held in Nigeria on 23 February 2019 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and the Senate, which the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari won. In Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State in northeastern region, saw democracy working by electing the president, governor, and other cabinet members, despite the military tensions with Boko Haram, a Jihadist group which began its military insurgency in 2009. Ten years into the insurgency, the city has become relatively safer than before; however, it still possesses tens of thousands of Internally Displaced Persons of the armed-conflict who could not return their home villages. (Photo by Jean Chung/Getty Images)


Climate Justice

What is the problem? The planet’s climate has constantly changed throughout the Earth’s history with significant fluctuations of global average temperatures. However, the current period of warming is occurring more…



Tom Steyer

Amnesty International USA asked Tom Steyet 13 questions about some of the most pressing human rights issues of our time. Here is his response exactly as provided: How should the…

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer speaks at the South Carolina Democratic Party
CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer speaks at the South Carolina Democratic Party "First in the South" dinner on February 24, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. South Carolina holds its Democratic presidential primary on Saturday, February 29. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)



Impunity reigns supreme in Myanmar, where the military has committed some of the gravest crimes under international law, in particular against the Rohingya in Rakhine State, and in Kachin and…

July 30, 2019