Write for Rights is fast approaching!

Write for Rights runs from 25 November to 10 December, and we’ve got even more resources to help you gear up for your events.

Already getting out there!

Amnesty activists handed out the Write for Rights Activity Book and shared photos outside the Floriade Dogs Day Out in Canberra last weekend. This was a fantastic choice of event where they met loads of animals and had heaps of fun.

Take a leaf out of their book, and target your Write for Rights events to reach loads of new people and their pets. Here’s an easy Write for Rights events guide to help. Human rights defenders around the world are behind bars. Every action you encourage someone to take will help release them and protect them from further harm.

Get online

You too can share photos of your pets and the animals you meet along the way with the #HumanRightsArePawesome #W4R17 @AmnestyOZ poster.

Snap, Send, Reply. Remember to submit your completed petitions by snapping a photo and sending them to activism@amnesty.org.au. We’ll get back to you to confirm that we have received them. You can then rest assured that your actions will be sent to the target at the best possible time, protecting and saving more lives.

Pet bandanas and activity books

Use the pet bandana poster and remind people to include their email address to go into the draw for one of 10 bandanas. Winners will be notified by email in February, and will be asked for the size details of their pet to make sure they get a bandana that fits.

Remember to give away as many Write for Rights Activity Books as you can. People who email us the actions they take in the activity books will also go into the draw for a bandana!

International Human Rights Day is on 10 December

If you are holding an event on this day, we need to know about it. National media will be focused on human rights, which makes it a great chance for us to reach people across Australia. But only if we can show that there are people all across the country working to protect human rights.

Please remember to put all events, big or small, into the Host an Event form. If you’re planning for a handful of people to meet for lunch, or are planning a festival with thousands of people in attendance — fill out the event host form. We need this so we know and can show how strong our movement is.

This is the day that the Amnesty movement — YOU — will shine! We can’t wait to see what you get up to.