Join with us to help end human rights abuses around the world.
The Toronto chapter of the Amnesty International Action Network on Women's Human Rights is currently taking action as part of a global campaign to Stop Violence Against Women.
There is no volunteer application process. Simply attend one of our regular meetings to get involved and make a difference! For more information, please contact Lourdes Doss.
Monthly meetings for ANWHR are held on the third Wednesday of every month (except August) at 6:30 p.m. and are chaired by a different AHWHR member each month. All meetings are held at the Amnesty International Toronto Office (AITO).
Meetings dates for 2011:
- January 19
- February 16
- March 16
- April 20
- May 18
- June 15
- July 20
- September 21
- October 19
- November 16
- December 21
"23 to 49 per cent of women suffered violence at the hands of their intimate partners" - World Health Organization
"130 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation" - UNICEF
"5,000 women die every year in 'honour' killings perpetrated by family members" - United Nations Population Fund