Category Archives: Trafficking of Women and Girls

Upload your art for #MyBodyMyRights

You have the right to live free from rape and sexual violence. #MyBodyMyRights pic.twitter.com/Q2NsHJaItr — AmnestyInternational (@AmnestyOnline) March 6, 2014 By Edward Herbert, Amnesty International’s Social Media Co-ordinator In a perfect world we would all make our own decisions about … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Maternal Mortality and Reproductive Rights, Maternal Mortality and Reproductive Rights, Right to Education, Sexual Violence, Sexual Violence, Trafficking of Women and Girls, Uncategorized, Women | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Halting exploitation of Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong

By Mabel Au, Director of Amnesty International Hong Kong. Troubling as tales of abuse of migrant domestic workers are, it is rare for them to hit the headlines. And when they do – like the horrific abuse of Kartika, who … Continue reading

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‘Let no one be forgotten’ – Malala’s speech

By Malala Yousafzai, Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience 2013 This speech was originally delivered at the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award ceremony in Dublin, Ireland on 17 September 2013. Dear respected brothers and sisters, Secretary General Salil Shetty, Lord … Continue reading

Posted in Censorship and Free Speech, Children, Domestic Violence, Honour killings, Human Rights Defenders and Activists, Pakistan, Sexual Violence, Trafficking of Women and Girls, Women | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

To all the women around the world, be strong!

A rare interview with Kim Bok-dong, a 90-year-old South Korean woman who was taken from her home village and abused as a ‘comfort woman’ by the Japanese Army during World War II.  I was 14 years old when I was … Continue reading

Posted in Asia And The Pacific, Human Rights Defenders and Activists, Japan, Sexual Violence, Sexual Violence, South Korea, Torture and Ill-treatment, Trafficking of Women and Girls, UN, Uncategorized, Women, Women's Rights | Tagged , | 15 Comments