What Amnesty stands for

Our Work

We campaign on a wide range of issues to protect and defend human rights. Our vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards.

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Justice in Sri Lanka

Justice in Sri Lanka

Victims of human rights violations in Sri Lanka have been denied access to justice.

End the Death Penalty

End the Death Penalty

The death penalty is cruel and inhuman. We are opposed to its use.
Individuals at Risk

Individuals at Risk

Defending individuals at risk is at the heart of Amnesty's work.

Violence against Women – Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Violence against Women – Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Latest NCRB figures report a total of 244270 incidents of crimes against women. However, these numbers may be underestimates, because of widespread under-reporting due to issues of security, social stigma and fear of reprisals

Business and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights

Amnesty International India works to ensure that governments protect and corporates respect human rights across business operations.

Go to Gulf with Rights

Go to Gulf with Rights

Ensuring rights of migrant workers are protected.

Access to Justice

Access to Justice

Ensuring that victims of human rights violations by state security forces are able to access justice.

Pre-Trial Detention

Pre-Trial Detention

Amnesty International India seeks to work with the Government of Karnataka to reduce the number of undertrials, especially those languishing beyond the term of what their conviction would have been.

Human Rights Education

Human Rights Education

Promoting a greater focus on human rights in schools.