The Aging People in Prison Human Rights Campaign (APPHRC) works to advocate, educate, and lobby for the human rights of aging people incarcerated in prisons across the United States.
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SOA Watch organized this handbook as a tool for learning about different aspects of nonviolent civil disobedience actions. On this, its third printing, SOA Watch is proud to say it has been used by activists using nonviolent direct action concerning a variety of issues, including: AIDS, activism, toxic waste protests, disabilities awareness, battered women protests, gay rights, abortion clinic escorts, weapons protests, anti-Gulf War actions, anti-violence protests, and more.
To commemorate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day 2012, Human Rights First highlighted inspiring stories of female activists, who face unique challenges, from sexism to gender-based violence, yet refused to be silenced.