Poverty

Twelve facts about the abortion ban in El Salvador - 25 September 2014

Headline Title:  Twelve facts about the abortion ban in El Salvador El Salvador has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. El Salvador has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. Abortion is totally banned in all circumstances and harsh prison sentences befall those accused of terminating a pregnancy.  Media Node:  El Salvador facts Twitter Tag:  MyBodyMyRights Story Location:  El Salvador 14° 55' 33.4272" N, 90° 21' 2.0232" W URL:  On the brink of death: Violence against women and the abortion ban in El Salvador Description:  Read the report

Nigeria : une victime devenue militante - 13 December 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria : une victime devenue militante Si Bimbo Osobe avait baissé les bras et renoncé à la lutte, on lui pardonnerait volontiers. Bimbo Osobe est l’une des milliers de personnes qui ont été expulsées de force de chez elles, à Badia-Est, dans l'État de Lagos (Nigeria), le 23 février 2013. Mais elle se bat pour défendre ses droits et ceux des autres. Media Node:  LWM Nigeria_fr LWM Nigeria 2_fr At a Glance:  PASSEZ À L'ACTIONCommunauté de Badia-Est - Les foyers de centaines de familles détruits Twitter Tag:  Write4Rights Story Location:  Nigeria 7° 38' 7.7964" N, 6° 3' 52.0308" E “Beaucoup de gens n’ont plus de toit sur leur tête, beaucoup d’enfants ne peuvent plus aller à l’école, beaucoup de femmes n’arrivent plus à nourrir leurs enfants et beaucoup de pères sont bien en peine de subvenir aux besoins de leur famille. C’est pourquoi j’ai décidé de me battre jusqu’au bout pour défendre mes droits et les droits des autres.” Source:  Bimbo Osobe, habitante de Badia-Est. URL:  Communauté de Badia-Est - Les foyers de centaines de familles détruits Description:  Passez à l'action ! URL:  Une victime devenue militante Description:  Lisez cet article dans LE FIL, le magazine d'Amnesty International URL:  Écrire pour les droits : lorsqu'une idée simple devient une force mondiale Description:  Nouvelle, 3 décembre 2013

De víctima a activista de derechos humanos - 13 December 2013

Headline Title:  De víctima a activista de derechos humanos Habría sido fácil olvidar a Bimbo Osobe si hubiera desistido y pensase que no podía seguir adelante. Bimbo Osobe estaba entre los miles de personas que fueron desalojadas por la fuerza de sus hogares en Badia East, estado de Lagos (Nigeria), el 23 de febrero de 2013. Pero ella se ha rebelado. Media Node:  LWM Nigeria_es LWM Nigeria 2_es At a Glance:  ACTÚAComunidad de Badia East - Centenares de hogares destruidos Twitter Tag:  Write4Rights Story Location:  Nigeria 7° 38' 7.7964" N, 6° 3' 52.0308" E “Muchas personas han quedado sin hogar, muchos niños y niñas ya no pueden ir a la escuela, muchas madres ya no pueden cuidar de sus familias y muchos padres se sienten impotentes por no poder darles sustento. Por eso me decidí a revelarme, para luchar por mis derechos y por los de otras personas hasta la última gota de mi sangre.” Source:  Bimbo Osobe, residente de Badia East. URL:  Comunidad de Badia East - Centenares de hogares destruidos Description:  ¡Actúa! URL:  Escribe por los Derechos: Dos millones de cartas, tuits y textos para cambiar vidas Description:  Noticia, 2 de diciembre de 2013

From victim to human rights activist - 13 December 2013

Headline Title:  From victim to human rights activist It would be easy to forgive Bimbo Osobe if she had given up and felt she couldn’t go on. Bimbo Osobe was among thousands who were forced out of their homes in Badia East, Lagos, Nigeria, on 23 February 2013. But she is fighting back. Media Node:  LWM Nigeria LWM Nigeria 2 At a Glance:  TAKE ACTIONBadia East community; Hundreds of family homes destroyed Twitter Tag:  Write4Rights Story Location:  Nigeria 7° 38' 7.7964" N, 6° 3' 52.0308" E “Many people have been rendered homeless, many children have been unable to go to school, many mothers can no longer cater for their families and many fathers are helpless to provide for them. That is why I have resolved that with the last drop of my blood I will stand up for my right and that of others.” Source:  Bimbo Osobe, Badia East resident. URL:  Badia East community - Hundreds of family homes destroyed Description:  Take action! URL:  From victim to human rights activist Description:  Read this feature in The Wire - Amnesty's campaign magazine URL:  Write for Rights: A spontaneous, grassroots idea that grew into a global force Description:  News story, 3 December 2013

Cambodia: Global call to release Yorm Bopha ahead of Supreme Court appeal - 19 November 2013

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Global call to release Yorm Bopha ahead of Supreme Court appeal Cambodia must free housing rights activist Yorm Bopha, Amnesty International said as it launched a worldwide campaign for her release just days before the country’s Supreme Court hears her final ap Cambodia must free housing rights activist Yorm Bopha, Amnesty International said as it launched a worldwide campaign for her release just days before her Supreme Court appeal. Media Node:  Yorm Bopha At a Glance:  Ways to take action to free Yorm BophaSign our petitionUpload a photo to our Flickr siteWatch and share our video about her case Twitter Tag:  WriteforRights Story Location:  Cambodia 11° 54' 57.2688" N, 103° 56' 29.94" E “Thousands of our members and supporters around the world are taking action on Yorm Bopha’s behalf, calling on the Cambodian authorities to finally set her free” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director Date:  Tue, 19/11/2013 URL:  Demand the release of Yorm Bopha Description:  Take action URL:  Never forget Bopha! Description:  Interview with Yorm Bopha’s family in WIRE magazine URL:  Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten Description:  News story, 3 September 2013 URL:  Cambodia: Release mother imprisoned for housing rights activism Description:  News story, 3 June 2013 URL:  Convictions of activists in Cambodia demonstrates dire state of justice Description:  News story, 27 December 2012

Honduras: Candidatos Presidenciales responden a Amnistía Internacional - 5 November 2013

Headline Title:  Honduras: Candidatos Presidenciales responden a Amnistía Internacional En anticipación a las elecciones presidenciales del 24 de Noviembre en Honduras, Amnistía Internacional escribió a los candidatos sobre la necesidad de priorizar los derechos humanos en sus propues En anticipación a las elecciones presidenciales del 24 de Noviembre en Honduras, Amnistía Internacional escribió a los candidatos sobre la necesidad de priorizar los derechos humanos en sus propuestas. Aquí, las respuestas recibidas. Media Node:  Honduras Story Location:  Honduras 14° 50' 44.4876" N, 87° 58' 42.6576" W

Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio de la ONU: No deben marginarse los derechos humanos en la agenda post 2015

Los líderes mundiales corren el riesgo de agravar la desigualdades, la discriminación y la injusticia si dejan de lado los derechos humanos en la agenda de desarrollo para después de 2015, ha advertido Amnistía Internacional ante las decisivas conversaciones que van a mantenerse en la ONU esta semana. Los líderes mundiales corren el riesgo de agravar la desigualdades, la discriminación y la injusticia si dejan de lado los derechos humanos en la agenda de desarrollo para después de 2015, ha adver

Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement. Les droits humains doivent être inscrits dans le programme pour l'après-2015

Les dirigeants du monde entier risquent de creuser les inégalités et d’aggraver la discrimination et l’injustice si les droits humains sont mis de côté lors de l’élaboration du programme pour le développement après 2015, a averti Amnesty International à l’approche de discussions cruciales qui se tiendront au siège des Nations unies, à New York, durant la semaine du 23 septembre. Les dirigeants du monde entier risquent de creuser les inégalités et d’aggraver la discrimination et l’injustice si les droits humains sont mis de côté lors de l’élaboration du programme pour le dé

UN Millennium Development Goals: Human rights must not be marginalized in post-2015 agenda - 23 September 2013

Headline Title:  UN Millennium Development Goals: Human rights must not be marginalized World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda, Amnesty International warned ahead of crucial talks at World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda. Media Node:  UN Story Location:  40° 45' 1.0296" N, 73° 58' 3.2052" W “The poorest, most disadvantaged and marginalised groups are being let down. Governmental drives to meet targets often ride rough-shod over basic human rights. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General. “Time is running out. People are being left behind. Governments need to stop paying lip service to human rights and make it central to the sustainable development agenda; otherwise targets are being achieved at the expense deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice. There is a widening gap between rich and poor and between men and women and those from minority groups. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General. URL:  Human rights and the post-2015 development agenda: ‘Time to deliver’ Description:  Document, 19 September 2013

UN Millennium Development Goals: Human rights must not be marginalized in post-2015 agenda

World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda, Amnesty International warned ahead of crucial talks at the United Nations this week.  World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda, Amnesty International w

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