This report reviews the human rights dimension of nursing and midwifery. It summarizes historical links between nursing and human rights. These include a duty of care, patient consent, confidentiality, respect for patient dignity and the area of genetic information. The report examines the risks of...
June 14, 2006
This report highlights the failure of the Afghan state to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of women and girls. It is not a comprehensive study of violations and abuses perpetrated against women in Afghanistan. It seeks instead to provide examples that highlight the inability and at times the...
May 29, 2005
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories
This report deals with the impact of violence against women in the Occupied Territories in the context of conflict: violence committed by the Israeli state or its agents; the collapse of the rule of law within the Occupied Territories leading to a lack of implementation of existing laws; and the...
March 30, 2005
Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that the new constitution and all legislation contain prohibitions on all forms of discrimination against women, and that effective measures to protect women from violence are introduced....
February 22, 2005