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COVID-19

Are we really in this together?

Rajat Khosla, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Advocacy, Research and Policy “The pandemic is a clear test of international cooperation — a test we have essentially failed,” these were the words of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in his address to a UN Security...
Angola Children

Southern Africa: Alarming rise in the number of girls experiencing sexual abuse and unwanted pregnancies during the pandemic calls on governments to take action to protect girls’ rights

Authorities across Southern Africa must immediately take action to protect girls’ rights to health, information, education, equality and to live freely from gender-based violence and discrimination, Amnesty International said today as the world continues to mark 16 Days of Activism against...