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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Its mission is to undertake research and action focussed on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty International has more than a million members and supporters in over 140 countries and territories. It is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. It is financed largely by subscriptions and donations from its worldwide membership.  Website: www.amnesty.org
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Afghanistan: 100 lashes for teen shows why climate of violence against women must be tackled

20 September 2012 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country News

Afghanistan: Women Still under Attack - a Systematic Failure to Protect

30 May 2005 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

Afghanistan: "No-one listens to us and no-one treats us as human beings". Justice denied to women

6 October 2003 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Country Reports

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