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NEWS TO NOTE 74
1 year ago

Man Arrested for 'Sex for Tuition Fees' Website
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Sex for tuition, Europe, crime )
Rose - 4 minutes ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

UK Detectives investigating a website offering to pay the tuition fees of female students in return for sex have arrested a man on suspicion of inciting prostitution.

1 year ago

Politician's Divorce of Teenage Bride Causes Uproar
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', teenagers Divorce, Indonesia freedoms )
Rose - 11 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Hundreds of Indonesians rallied Tuesday to demand a district chief's resignation after revelations of his text message divorce to a teenage girl four days after their marriage sparked public outrage.
1 year ago

Societal Pressure, Early Marriage Fuel Teen Pregnancy Rate in Uganda
World  (tags: world, humanrights, POVERTY, TEEN PREGNANCY, africa )
Rose - 3 minutes ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Uganda's high teenage pregnancy rate to peer pressure and insufficient sexual and reproductive health education for youth. As statistics reveal that 25 percent of teens here have children, nongovernmental organizations are finding creative
1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

US Judge Says Body Can Prevent Rape
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape, a idiot of a judge, usa )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - news.ninemsn.com.au

A Southern California judge is being publicly admonished for saying a rape victim "didn't put up a fight" during her assault and that if someone doesn't want sexual intercourse, the body "will not permit that to happen."

1 year ago

 up to date

 cheers

1 year ago

Council Hears Testimony on Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, testimony of trafficked victims )
Rose - 16 seconds ago - phillytrib.com

More than 200 women -- sex slaves -- are for sale on the Internet on a typical day in Philadelphia, according to testimony heard by members of City Council this week during hearings on human trafficking.

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

The Courage Of Teachers
World  (tags: world, usa, violence, society, Sandy hook primary, TEACHERS )
Rose - 10 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

If anybody wanted to know the kind of people who become teachers, they need only read of the bravery of the staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

1 year ago

Anti-Slavery Australia - Meeting the Team
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, ANTI SLAVERY, AUSTRALIA )
Rose - 12 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

ustralia is Australia's only specialist law and research policy centre that works towards abolishing slavery, human trafficking and exploitation, providing access to a pro-bono law service for victims of human trafficking, slavery, forced
1 year ago

up to date cheers Rose

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

Gunmen Kill Pakistan Polio Vaccination Workers
World  (tags: world, death, violence, humanrights, PAKISTAN )
Rose - 36 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Gunmen in Pakistan have killed six health workers at the start of a nationwide polio vaccination drive, officials said Tuesday, highlighting resistance to a campaign opposed by the Taliban.
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Tell Corporate Giants: Pledge Zero Tolerance for Slavery*****SIGN PETITION
World  (tags: humanrights, slavery, slavelabor, coporategiants, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, violence, humans, crime, corruption, ethics )
Florence - 2 minutes ago - walkfree.org
Modern slavery is the human crisis of our time; 20.9 million people are currently living in conditions of slavery. The majority are in a forced labour situation, working under threat of violence, abuse and harsh penalties PLEASE SIGN & SHARE

1 year ago

on Cal's behalf

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Five Women Shot Dead in Pakistan for Fighting Polio


World  (tags: health, science, prevention, society, politics, politics, world, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, society, news, ethics, death, crime )
Cal - 7 hours ago - csmonitor.com

Five female health workers involved in Pakistan's polio eradication efforts were gunned down Tuesday in two of the country's main cities amid militant resistance to immunization campaigns.

1 year ago

Thank you Rose and Cal signed and noted.

1 year ago

Outrage Grows in India Over Bus Gang Rape


World  (tags: world, humanrights, INDIA, GANG RAPE, violence )
Rose - 23 seconds ago - news.ninemsn.com.au

The hours-long gang rape and near fatal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi has triggered outrage and anger across

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1 year ago

Ashley Smith: A Horrific Death in Canada's Prison System
World  (tags: world, death, children, humanrights, PRISON, CANADA )
Rose - 16 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

An inquest into the suicide of of a teenage prisoner in Canada will begin on January 14th. Ashley Smith was 14 years old when she threw crab apples at a postman, an offence which landed her in a youth facility for a month.

1 year ago

Maryland Woman Accused Of Recruiting Teen For Sex Trafficking Ring
World  (tags: world, humanrights, society, usa, SEX TRAFFICKING )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - alexandrianews.org

"Every instance of sex trafficking is sickening and this specific case is no different. Here, the alleged victim was a young, pregnant girl in need of help - but instead of help, Ms. Guerrero Andrade is accused of sexually exploiting her for profit.
1 year ago

 up to date

1 year ago

All noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

The Great Taboo in Egypt: Sexual Abuse in the Family


World  (tags: world, humanrights, sexual abuse, Egypt, society )
Rose - 22 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

At the base of the hill known as Dowieka mountain on the outskirts of Cairo lies a shantytown called Zirzara. The small town hides a secret of widespread sexual abuse within families.

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1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

 up to date

 Cheers

1 year ago

Equality Now Calls for Continued Action to End Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, Kidnapping brides )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

On 13 December 2012, the Kyrgyz Parliament approved a bill aimed at strengthening legislation on bride kidnapping.

1 year ago

Noted and signed thank you Rose.
Link to sign petition on Rose's article above
http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/6208/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=8675

1 year ago

 Thanks for link Vivien

 Signed

 Cheers

1 year ago

Traditions in Chad Harm and Kill Underfed Children
World  (tags: world, humanrights, death, children, SPEECHLESS )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

he doctor they chose treats patients behind a mud wall. His operating room is the sand lot that serves as his front yard. His operating table is a plastic mat lying on the dirt.

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

Tablet as Teacher: Poor Ethiopian Kids Learn ABCs
World  (tags: world, children, africa, humanrights, goodnews )
Rose - 25 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

A project run by One Laptop Per Child, which gave tablets to the children in a poor village in Ehiopia, is proving to be a success. Now many kids can recite the English alphabet and spell words in English.
1 year ago

China Cracks Down on Child-Trafficking Gangs
World  (tags: world, asia, children, humanrights, child trafficking gangs )
Rose - 10 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

National operation spanning nine provinces leads to arrest of 355 suspects and the rescue of 89 abducted children.
1 year ago

Christmas With the Child Soldiers of Central African Republic


World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, Child soliders, Xmas )
Rose - 24 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Even as instability continues in the Central African Republic, Unicef do everything they can to give former child soldiers a proper Christmas day

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1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

gracias
1 year ago
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Hundreds of Argentina Walmart Employees Went on Strike in Solidarity With US Co-Workers


World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, conflict, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, society, politics, usa, world )
J.L. - 1 day ago - thenation.com

About 1,000 Walmart workers in Argentina staged brief strikes last Friday, a union official told The Nation this week.
1 year ago

 already signed and  noted Alicia

1 year ago

Police Rescue Mozambican Sex Slaves
World  (tags: humanrights, world, South Africa, sex slaves, freedoms, politics )
Rose - 14 seconds ago - radiovop.com

Johannesburg, December 27, 2012 - Five Mozambican girls who were brought to South Africa - supposedly to attend school - have been rescued after several years of been used as sex slaves.
1 year ago

Booming Exploitation of 'Fair & White' Ideology
World  (tags: world, humanrights, women, europe, turning white )
Rose - 11 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

There was nothing conspicuous about me when I walked into Coventry's biggest Afro-Caribbean beauty shop. After all, I am an African woman. I walked past the hair extensions, weaves, accessories and hair care products before I finally
1 year ago

Noted thank you rose.

1 year ago

vivien, thank you for the link, signed

1 year ago

'Honour Killings' Bring Dishonour to India
World  (tags: world, humanrights, " honor Killings", India, women )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

he public beheading of a woman by her brother in Kolkata highlights a surge in so-called 'honour killings'. The policeman jumped to his feet as the man walked into the station and placed the head of his sister, along with the butcher knife
1 year ago

Women Bring Violence on Themselves Says Priest
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Priest says women bring on violence )
Rose - 11 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

A Catholic priest has sparked outrage in Italy by claiming women bring domestic violence on themselves by dressing provocatively and neglecting housework, Italian media report.

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

 up to date

 Signed Alicia

1 year ago

Guilty Pleasure: Slavery and Child Labour in the Production of Chocolate
World  (tags: world, West africa, humanrights, Child labor, ethics )
Rose - 13 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Christmas is a time when chocolate is sold in vast quantities. But unbeknownst to most consumers, some of the chocolate they bought will have partly been the product of slavery and child labour in West Africa.
1 year ago

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Child Abuse and Abuse of Power in Sindh Province, Pakistan
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, violence, Pakistan )
Rose - 18 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

As an advocate, I have always had an extremely tedious time in writing about sexual violence perpetuated upon children.

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1 year ago

Grandmothers Taking the Lead Against Female Genital Mutilation

World  (tags: humanrights, world, Against Female mutilation, africa )
Rose - 49 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

n the southern Senegal village of Kael Bessel, female genital mutilation is no longer a taboo subject. Sexagenarian Fatoumata Sabaly speaks freely about female circumcision and girls' rights with her friends.
1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

click on Vivien to note
1 year ago
1
Indian Gang Rape Victim Dies in Singapore Hospital | Mail Online


Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, freedoms, ethics, society, women, violence, sadness, humans, government, children )
Vivien - 28 seconds ago - dailymail.co.uk

Six accused of murder as victim of horrific Indian gang rape dies 'peacefully' in Singapore hospital after suffering heart-attack and organ failure
click on Vivien to note
1 year ago
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Number of People Looking Abroad for 'Wombs for Hire' Trebles in Five Years in Bid to Avoid Red Tape | Mail Online


Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, child, ethics, humans, safety, violence )
Vivien - 23 seconds ago - dailymail.co.uk

New figures have highlighted an increasing demand for 'wombs for hire' from foreign surrogate mothers.
1 year ago

 Noted Vivien Thanks

1 year ago

Bought, Sold and Abused in Yemen
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, freedoms, human trafficking )
Rose - 9 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Twenty-one-year-old Aisha clings to her two children as she recounts her tale of horror. Growing up in the Somali capital Mogadishu, she fell in love and bore a child out of wedlock four years ago.

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

Spelling It Out: Society Needs Women
World  (tags: world, humanrights, women, freedoms, ethics )
Rose - 10 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Since my childhood, I have heard this one thing - that behind every successful man there is a successful woman. Zephaniah-free-ed-2But still we ask why - here in the developing world - we are not successful nations, and have a very low

1 year ago

 up to date

 Cheers

1 year ago

Noted thank you Rose.

1 year ago

Pakistan: Polio Vaccination Resumed Under Tight Security
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, Pakistan, Polio )
Rose - 19 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Pakistan is providing paramilitary and police support to polio vaccinations being resumed discreetly in the northwest after a series of attacks on medical workers.

1 year ago

 up to date ladies

1 year ago

Noted with anger, bloody Taliban butchers !!!!!!!!! 

1 year ago

 I agree Vivien

1 year ago

Efforts to Stop Sex Trafficking Continue Despite Lack of Statistics
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, human trafficking, freedoms )
Rose - 14 seconds ago - theadvocate.com

Judging by the "End Human Trafficking" billboards and the work of a Baton Rouge-based anti-trafficking group building a shelter in Livingston Parish, sex trafficking is a significant problem in south Louisiana.

1 year ago

Combating Human Trafficking Through Effective Strategies
World  (tags: world, Africa, humanrights, human trafficking awareness )
Rose - 12 seconds ago - leadership.ng

Human trafficking has always been considered as a crime that eats up a nation, and with its rate of increase, stakeholders have been called upon to evolve effective strategies that will bring the menace to an end in Nigeria. CHIBUNMA UKWU writes.
1 year ago

Female Foeticide, Gender Equality to Be Part of School Curriculum
World  (tags: world, humanrights, India, Education on female foeticide )
Rose - 14 seconds ago - thehindu.com

The new course on human rights and gender studies, to be included in the next academic year by the Central Board of Secondary Education, is intended to make students aware of the ways in which gender is "taken for granted," the implication

1 year ago

All noted Rose but could not access link to " Combating Human Trafficking Trough Effective Stratigies"

1 year ago

 Nor could I

 but noted

click on Vivien to note
1 year ago
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Violence Against WomenâEUR"Unfinished Business | Women's Media Center


Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, violence, politics, rights, safety, ethics, family, law )
Vivien - 24 seconds ago - womensmediacenter.com

The new Congress will have to undo the damage caused by GOP House members who blocked reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act--legislation that until now had earned broad bipartisan support.
1 year ago

 noted all

 off to be now Cheers

click on Vivien to note
1 year ago
Human Trafficking Activists Gather at White House | Administration for Children and Families


Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking.violence, women, child, children, abuse, ethics, humans, society, safety, sadness, rights, corruption )
Vivien - 1 minute ago - acf.hhs.gov

On Dec. 10, ACF's Acting Assistant Secretary George H. Sheldon chaired the meeting of the HHS Technical Working Group on Victim Services.
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1 year ago
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UW Human Trafficking Conference Jan. 11-12 | The Stand


Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking.violence, women, child, children, abuse, ethics, humans, society, safety, sadness, rights, corruption )
Vivien - 1 minute ago - thestand.org
"Human Trafficking in an Era of Globalization: Forced Labor, Involuntary Servitude, and Corporate & Civic Responsibility" is an international conference on Jan. 11-12 that will examine the root causes of human trafficking

1 year ago
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5 Things You Need To Know About The Violence Against Women Act


Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, society, politics, government, ethics, family, crime, sadness, safety, death, violence )
Carrie - 19 hours ago - nationalmemo.com

This platitude is one of the most destructive myths in politics. But when it comes to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which was drafted in 1994 by then-senator Joe Biden and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the "both sides do it"...
Thanks to Carrie for news article.
1 year ago

Maldives Girl Faces Flogging After Alleged Rape - Conflicting Reports
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, rape flogging, ethics )
Rose - 10 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

A 15-year-old in the Maldives whose father is accused of repeatedly raping her and killing the resulting baby risks being flogged for "fornication" with another man under the nation's strict Islamic law, a police source said Monday.

1 year ago

Is 'Rapism' the New Indian Culture?
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, India, Rape, ethics, culture )
Rose - 10 seconds ago - asafeworldforwomen.org

Article reproduced here with kind permission of the author. I feel very angry...very upset. Not, just because the innocent Delhi girl was raped and murdered. Not only because, as the country and the governance try to redress the situation

1 year ago

 Noted all Thanks Vivien and Carrie

1 year ago

Noted and shared on FB thank you Rose.

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