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ActNow has 41 Issues related to Human Rights

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Abuse of women's rights

“I tried to fight him off, I kicked him, I scratched him, but he was too strong. The tears were stre..

Submitted 11/10/2005 By zkliko Views 87964 Last Updated 10/29/2008

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Access to essential medicines - the Novartis case

A High Court decision ruling against Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has protected a vital sou..

Submitted 9/11/2007 By Josie Views 42723 Last Updated 9/11/2007

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Access to information

How much do you know and how much do they know about you? We should all have access to information f..

Submitted 11/10/2005 By Thea Views 36265 Last Updated 10/10/2008

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Access to public spaces

Access to a space refers to how you feel within that space, how easy it is to get to, or who is most..

Submitted 5/4/2006 By Maia Views 73447 Last Updated 10/10/2008

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Asylum seekers, refugees & more: definitions

What’s the difference? Definitions for asylum seeker, refugee, migrant, internally displaced person,..

Submitted 11/10/2005 By Bridie Views 351896 Last Updated 9/4/2008

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Australians in prisons overseas

David Hicks, Shappelle Corby, the Bali nine—do any of these names sound familiar? I’m not surprised!..

Submitted 5/25/2006 By joanne Views 35527 Last Updated 11/25/2006

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Blood feuds

In Albania each year, there are more men reportedly killed through blood feuds, than there are women..

Submitted 11/10/2005 By Bridie Views 39593 Last Updated 10/10/2008

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Child abuse and neglect

Whether it's a kick in the stomach or a verbal blow: all forms of child abuse and neglect have a tra..

Submitted 10/13/2008 By adrienne Views 15300 Last Updated 11/4/2008

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Child soldiers

When you were a kid, you may have thought that not getting to watch your favourite TV show was a vio..

Submitted 9/15/2008 By adrienne Views 12797 Last Updated 10/8/2008

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Consumer rights

Been roped into a phone contract for months after you lost the phone? Want a refund on something ..

Submitted 11/11/2005 By Bec Views 29539 Last Updated 10/10/2008

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