Category Archives: Women’s rights

Women’s rights: how far have we really come?

The twentieth century saw a dramtic change in perspective as to the position of women in society. But has that change been as dramatic as we first thought? Are they as universal they should be? I am saddened to say no. … Continue reading

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Highlights from day one

Español  /  Français Highlights video from the first day of Amnesty International’s International Council Meeting 2011.

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Test de virginidad, de sexualidad y de humanidad

Se dio inicio a la RCI 2011 de Amnistía Internacional, la instancia de toma de decisiones de la institución, y con eso se empezaron los espacios de discusión sobre los temas que consideramos debemos abordar en materia de Derechos Humanos … Continue reading

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Les violences faites aux femmes sont très souvent, volontairement ignorées et impunies

Amnesty International fait campagne, pour que soient mis fin aux violence faites aux femmes dans le monde. C’est donc à bon escient, que la première journée de travail de son 30 ème Conseil International, le 14 août 2011, a débutée … Continue reading

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Women’s rights as human rights: “Their eyes were ablaze”

The Amnesty International Council Meeting (ICM), currently taking place just outside of Amsterdam has placed women’s rights as human rights prominently on its agenda. This morning featured Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi, a panel of leading human rights and women’s rights … Continue reading

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Looking at the world through a different lens

There is no question that change is afoot in the Middle East and North Africa. In their different ways all the women on the panel – three from the region (Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria) and one who has recently visited Egypt … Continue reading

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Resumen del día 1 del RC1 2011

Vídeo con momentos destacados del primer día de la Reunión del Consejo Internacional 2011 de Amnistía Internacional.

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