What Do the Global Goals Mean for Girls? – Girl Up

17 is a magic number. Apollo 17 went to the moon, Michelle Obama was born on January 17, John Lennon met Paul McCartney when he was 17, and I am 17 years old. But perhaps most importantly, the United Nations has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are designed to increase the global standard of …

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120 Questions for Amnesty

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On 24 August 2015, I published What Amnesty Did Wrong in which I laid out many errors that Amnesty made in developing its proposal for the full decriminalisation of all aspects of “consensual sex work”. This proposal had been passed as a resolution at a meeting of the International Council in Dublin two weeks earlier (referred to as “the resolution” in this article).

In September, members of an internal Amnesty USA discussion forum requested that Amnesty USA respond to all of the points that I raised in that article. On 22 September 2015, Terry Rockefeller replied to the forum on “behalf of the Board and the Priorities Subcommittee” declining to respond to the article because it was “filled with errors and rumors”. She failed to explain who made the errors or what she consider to be rumours. I believe Amnesty needs to clarify…

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