Stop Violence Against Women: It's in our hands. Summary
The experience or threat of violence affects the lives of women everywhere, cutting across boundaries of wealth, race and culture. This 12-page leaflet summarises ACT 77/001/2004 and covers: A human rights scandal; Roots of violence; Multiple jeopardy; Long-tern damage, widespread harm; Violence unchecked; Accountability; The human rights framework; Amnesty International's campaign and Agenda for Change at global, international, national and local levels.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser