Daily Links - 9 November

9 November 2005

Women under Fire (amnesty.org)
Through this short movie, Amnesty International addresses the problem of arms an violence against women.


The Impact of Guns on Women's Lives (7/03/05, amnesty.ca)
The Amnesty International Canadian website publishes the report on armed violence against women.


Competition calls attention to violence against women (04/11/05)
CIMAC a Mexican NGO launches a competition to denounce violence against women.


Rape is a weapon of war in Africa (Karen Williams, 9/11/05)
How does the war affect women in their flesh?  Karen Williams highlights the phenomenon of sexual abuse.

Why we're suing over the £23m NHS data deal with 'spy tech' firm Palantir

Right as the NHS battles 'vaccine hesitancy', why is the government giving a CIA-backed firm – whose spyware has been accused of creating ‘racist’ feedback loops in US policing – a major, long-term role in handling our personal health information, and in England's cherished NHS?

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