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Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 38 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
PETITION - Demand Afghanistan Scrap a Law Effectively Silencing Survivors of Domestic Violence
World  (tags: afghanistan, crime, violence, Womens rights ACTION )

David
- 61 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Afghanistan is set to pass a law that will allow people to attack their wives, sisters and daughters without fear of punishment, because relatives won't be allowed to testify as witnesses to these crimes. - Stand with the women and girls of Afghanistan...
Tell the White House: End the War in Afghanistan ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Afghanistan, war, government, americans, world, violence )

Nancy
- 63 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024. It's beyond time to bring our troops home and finally end the war in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 63 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Afghan women have been fighting for equal rights and protection under the law, and they are in imminent danger of losing their hard won gains. Please stand with Equality Now and our partner, Women for Afghan Women, in urgently calling on President Karzai
President Karzai: Reject New Law That Silences Women in Afghanistan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, law, environment, protection, Afghanistan )

Cher
- 68 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The bill is now in the hands of President Hamid Karzai, who we urge to not sign the new criminal procedure code.
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

Cher
- 69 days ago - capwiz.com
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
US-Funded Hospital in Afghanistan Has 3 Light Bulbs, Forces Staff to Wash Newborns in River Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Afghanistan, corruption, dishonesty, Children at risk, foreign assistance, taxpayers' money )

Kit
- 75 days ago - motherjones.com
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction finds shocking conditions at a facility built with US taxpayer money.
Save Snow Leopards From Extinction - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Animals, Snow Leopards, Endangered Species, Afghanistan, Sadness, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 81 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Snow leopards, with only 6,500 left in the wild, are considered an endangered species. Many factors affect the big cats' well-being including habitat loss due to logging, poaching and retribution hunting. Global Petition to help them in Afghanistan.
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 82 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
Afghans Face Cold, Hungry Winter as Aid Goes Missing
World  (tags: Afghanistan, poverty, aid, hunger )

Freya
- 86 days ago - news.msn.com
Warehouses are stuffed with food, but government problems are leading to thousands of homeless Afghans with nothing to eat.
'Cutting the Nose, Lips and Ears. Public Rape, Mass Rape': Brutality Against Afghan Women at Record Level
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Womens Rights, crime, government, ethics )

David
- 100 days ago - wikkorg.wordpress.com
Violent crimes against Afghani women reached an unprecedented level of brutality in 2013, an Afghan human rights watchdog has announced as the US-led coalition prepares to withdraw. --"Killing women in Afghanistan is an easy thing. There's no punishment".
Tell Karzai to Keep Saying No to 10 More Years - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, war, occupation, US troops, politics, US GOVT., death, terrorism, violence )

Angelika
- 123 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
We're spending $10 million per hour on an operation that many top officials and experts have said generates hostility toward our country. The chief cause of death for U.S. troops in this operation is suicide.
Pakistan Taliban Leader Claims He Is Ready to Talk
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Afghanistan, society, conflict, war, news, GoodNews, interesting )

Cal
- 188 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The leader of the Pakistan Taliban has said he was ready to open peace talks, and blamed the government for delays.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ethics, Afghanistan )

Teresa
- 209 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Banning attackers' family members from being witnesses will help abusers go free and send the message that torturing women and children is allowed by law. We urge you to vote "no" to this awful new bill today.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Muslims, Islam, Human Rights, Freedoms, girl, girls, women, marriage, paedophilia, pedophilia, middle-east, society, violence )

Ge
- 216 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Sold into marriage at age 12, Sahar Gul was chained in the basement, starved, burned and beaten by her in-laws, had her fingernails torn out when she refused to become a prostitute, and was finally admitted to a hospital so broken she was unable to wal
 

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