Gemma Woodbridge

About Gemma Woodbridge

Gemma is a History Graduate from the University of Oxford and currently works in the charities sector. Her interests are in human rights, education, and gender.

‘Estas En Tu Casa’: Mexico’s Offer To Migrant Caravan

On Friday 26th October Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, announced that Mexico would be offering temporary work permits to those travelling in the migrant caravan to the United States. The deal, known as ‘Estas En Tu Casa’ (You Are in Your Home) includes temporary education and medical arrangements for those who […]

Ebola Outbreak In Democratic Republic Of Congo At ‘Critical Juncture,’ According To WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being threatened by a ‘perfect storm’ of hindrances. Dr. Peter Salama, WHO’s Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, has expressed concern about the effects of increasing violence in DRC on […]

Iran Violates Human Rights Laws In Execution Of Zeinab Sekaanvand

Zeinab Sekaanvand, a 24-year-old Kurdish national, was executed in Iran’s Urumieh Central Prison on Tuesday, October the 2nd. Accused of murdering her husband in 2012 at the mere age of 17, Zeinab had not received a fair trial. Philip Luther, Amnesty’s Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and […]