What is Amnesty International?
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
How can I learn more about human rights from short films?
Short films and videos can be useful conversation starters for teachers, educators, facilitators or anyone wishing to learn more about human rights. Here are seven freely available videos on the reality of life as a refugee, ranging from one to 16 minutes in length recommended by Amnesty International’s human rights education network. 1.
What are the benefits of human rights videos?
They can be used by teachers and educators and people who want to learn more about human rights. Some of these videos were made by Amnesty International, some of them were made by other organizations. Some seek to educate viewers on human rights issues and others aim to inspire people to take action to defend human rights around the world.
What do 5-11 year olds need to know about human rights?
This session plan and activity ideas for 5-11 year olds supports students to understand their rights, to have knowledge of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and to explore situations where children’s rights are denied and enjoyed through illustration and movement. Click on the following links to read more about these books.
Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. Learn more about the Campaigns, Issues, Cases, and Countries we’re currently focused on.
How do I contact Amnesty International New York?
Amnesty International USA Headquarters. 311 43rd Street. 7th Floor. New York, NY 10036. Phone: (212) 807-8400. Fax: (212) 627-1451. Washington National Office.
How do I become a volunteer member leader at Amnesty International?
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer member leader at Amnesty International USA contact [email protected]. For any inquiries not listed here, please email us and we’ll get back to you shortly.