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WA Womens Rights Group

We are a diverse group of women who aim to address discrimination against women in a fun and empowering way.

The Women’s Rights Group is specifically focusing on the issue of violence against women and its impact on female incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We also aim to educate ourselves about the intersecting categories of oppression.

Contact us on: aiwawomensrights@gmail.com.

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WA Women’s Urgent Action Network

The WA Women’s Urgent Action Network focuses on cases specific to women’s rights.

The Urgent Action Women’s Network letters are processed in the office each week, and members of the network are asked to write appeals to the responsible authorities on behalf of the victims.

Contact us on: rosebarretoo@hotmail.com.

WA LGBTQI Group

The WA Amnesty LGBTIQ Action Group campaigns to defend the rights of gender, sex and sexuality diverse people in Australia and around the world.

Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings where we discuss campaigns and plan actions or events.

Contact us at: lgbtqi.amnesty@gmail.com.

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WA Indigenous Rights Group

If you’re passionate about Indigenous Peoples’ rights, then the Amnesty Indigenous Rights Group is for you. The group meets regularly to discuss ways in which they can help Indigenous peoples and their communities.

All welcome.

Contact us on: amnestyindigenousrightsgroupwa@gmail.com.

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WA Health Urgent Action Network

The Urgent Actions Health Network focuses on particular cases of oppression which are issued by the Amnesty International Secretariat in London.

The UA health actions are processed in the office each month, and members of the network are asked to write appeals to the responsible authorities on behalf of the victims.

Contact us on: katherineelliot@optusnet.com.au.

WA Crisis Group

Here in Australia our focus is on human rights in Asia Pacific – monitoring potential crisis situations and ensuring that our staff, supporters and the wider community are informed, engaged and ready to act.

Contact us on: amnesty.crisis@gmail.com.

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VIC Women’s Rights Defenders Network

The Women’s Rights Defenders Network is made up of motivated, like-minded individuals. We work together to protect and also defend women’s rights.

New members are welcome, we would love to have you on board.

Please get in touch at wrdvic.amnesty@gmail.com if you would like to learn more and also get involved!

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VIC Religious Network

While Amnesty is independent of any government, political faction, ideology or religious creed, its mandate is entirely consistent with important teachings from all major faith traditions.

The Religious Network is open to people of all faiths who want to defend human rights worldwide.

To find out more email Geoff at vicactivists@amnesty.org.au.

VIC Refugee Network

We are a group of Amnesty volunteers and activists dedicated to changing the conversation and campaigning for refugee and asylum seeker rights.

To get in touch, email Dylan and Tiffany at info@amnestyrefugee.org.

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