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Africa Maternal Health and Reproductive Rights

Human rights defenders and health workers who face widespread abuse and criminalization for defending the right to abortion must be better protected

People who are defending the right to abortion and providing essential services are being stigmatized, intimidated, attacked and subjected to unjust prosecutions, making their work increasingly difficult and dangerous to carry out, said Amnesty International in a new report out today. The report,...
Climate change

Fossil Fuels: Bad for the climate, bad full stop.  

As the realities of climate change become ever more real – wildfires, droughts, extreme temperatures, flooding – the calls for a complete phase out of fossil fuels are more urgent than ever.   But climate change isn’t the only downside to humanity’s addiction to coal, gas and oil. Burning fossil...