Human Rights

Human Rights, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Irag Flag
    People

    Women for Women International offers hope as a lifeline initiative

  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: how to help the British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran.
    People

    How to help Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman imprisoned in Iran

  • Life

    Iran just let women attend a football game for the first time in years – but don’t celebrate yet

Latest Stories

Amal Clooney
People

Amal Clooney has stepped up to defend a woman being silenced by her president

Amal Clooney’s latest human rights case will undoubtedly prove critical in the fight against fake news

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Meena Alexander
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Annie Lennox
People

Annie Lennox: “Feminism is not a club you join – it’s attitude and value towards the world”

The political activist thinks it's about time we discussed Global Feminism.

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Felicity Thistlethwaite
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Lucy Mangan

The Julian Assange rape case has been re-opened. This is why we must stop calling him a hero

"Heroes do not always wear capes, but they nearly always have a past free from sexual allegations"

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Lucy Mangan
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Long Reads

What’s going on with Northern Ireland’s abortion laws (and how you can help)

Abortion is still illegal in Northern Ireland – but that could change. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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This 29-year-old female activist is facing execution in Saudi Arabia

Here’s how to join the UK protest against Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women activists.

Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 18/5/18

A book dealer explains why she prioritises work by women, Saudi Arabia arrests right-to-drive activists, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Long Reads

Survivors of rape warfare talk about their experiences

“Some of my friends have turned their back on me but I don’t feel any fear in my life any more.”

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Louise Court
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Visible Women

Why we must continue to fight for the women of Yarl’s Wood

If we’re serious about celebrating the suffragettes, we must offer support to these women.

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Clare Considine
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Life

Amnesty wants you to nominate your modern day suffragettes

The charity are celebrating "suffragette spirit"

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

Australians have voted yes to same-sex marriage and they are very, very hyped

If there was ever a country that knows how to celebrate...

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Harriet Little
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People

Angelina Jolie addresses backlash over film’s “cruel” audition process

She’s been accused of playing “psychological” games on impoverished children

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Katy Perry on reconciling her sexuality with her religious upbringing

“I prayed the gay away at my Jesus camps”