Every movement towards human rights starts with a single voice, calling out for justice. It’s what happens next – who answers that call – that matters most.

Amnesty International exists because of you, and millions of others who are working together to build the kind of world we all want to be a part of.

As the Executive Director of Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand, I never let myself forget:

Our power to make a difference comes from each and every advocate and supporter, from our shared values and collective humanity

Amnesty takes $0 in government funding for our research and campaigns. That’s why your support matters so much. Nothing we do would be possible without the generosity of individual people like you, standing up and getting amongst it.

Here’s a round-up of the human rights wins we’ve won together over the past 12 months.