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Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights

Human rights violations fuel the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this document Amnesty International calls on governments to: Fulfil the international commitment to the right of health; Remove funding conditions that inhibit the prevention of HIV/AIDS; Ensure equal access to treatment; Ensure access to...
Discrimination

Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights

Human rights violations fuel the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this document Amnesty International calls on governments to: Fulfil the international commitment to the right of health; Remove funding conditions that inhibit the prevention of HIV/AIDS; Ensure equal access to treatment; Ensure access to...
Armed Conflict

Women, violence and health

This paper looks at the links between violence against women and women’s health. It reviews the forms that such violence takes, including physical violence, sexual violence, psychological or emotional violence and economic or other forms of deprivation. The paper discusses the health care of...
Afghanistan Armed Conflict

No turning back – full implementation of women’s human rights now! 10 year review and appraisal of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

In this document Amnesty International focuses on four of the 12 Critical Areas of Concern of the Platform for Action: Violence against women, Women and armed conflict, Women and health, and Women’s human rights. Within each of these areas, AI highlights specific situations where women’s human...
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Women, HIV/AIDS and human rights

Amnesty International is calling for concerted action to address the risk of HIV in the context of violence against women. This paper reviews the current risks faced by women in the context of the HIV pandemic as well as the human rights standards which should protect women from exposure to the...
Afghanistan Armed Conflict

The Wire, October 2004. Vol. 34, No. 9.

1) Fleeing xenophobia in Côte d’Ivoire 2) Indonesia’s hidden war 3) ‘We had high hopes in Accra’ 4) Where are the children who ‘disappeared’ in El Salvador and Guatemala? 5) ‘Official collusion and cover-up’ in the UK 6) Worldwide appeals: Syria: Torture and unfair secret trials; Germany: Case...
Armed Conflict

Stop Violence Against Women: ‘It’s in our hands’

Violence against women is a global outrage. The experience or threat of violence affects the lives of women everywhere, cutting across boundaries of wealth, race and culture. In the home and in the community, in times of war and peace, women are beaten, raped, mutilated and killed with impunity....