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Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

- 92 days ago -
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
Florida Hospital Demands Woman Undergo Forced C-Section
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Forced Birth, Cesarean Surgery, Human Rights, Women's Rightsrisks, science, warning, ethics )

- 142 days ago -
Unacceptable. In an action that appears to be increasingly commonplace, a Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her wil
Ohio, Stop Assaulting Citizens Over Taking or Refusing Prescription Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Householder assaulted for taking Tylenol, Akron, Summit County Sheriff, Deputy Vaughan, human rights, excessive force, overstepping authority, forced medication, John Rohrer, Ohio state hospital, police brutality, Risperdal, brain damage, TBI, drugs )

- 213 days ago -
Choosing to take or refuse prescription or over-the-counter medication shouldn't be a crime. But an Akron woman was assaulted then handcuffed for taking her prescribed pain pills by police who literally tried to pry the pills out of her mouth.
End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

- 223 days ago -
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
Free From Exploitation For Education - Stop Child Labor Protect Workers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child Labor, Domestic Workers, Labor Rights, Global Campaign, Human Rights )

- 232 days ago -
For latest updates on the global campaign and actions around the world for tackling child domestic labor and protecting young domestic workers among other labor and human rights. Lots of Petitions on site please look site over and help.
Condemn Racist Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: Free abortion, Human Rights, Women's Rights )

- 255 days ago -
Target: South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. Goal: Repeal racist restriction on sex-selective abortions. Recently, South Dakota lawmakers unabashedly introduced and passed a bill that they acknowledge is based on a racial stereotype of Asian immigrants
Empower Afghan Women With Midwife Training
Health & Wellness  (tags: Maternal Health, Midwives, Duolas, Childbirth, Human Rights, Social Reform )

- 271 days ago -
One in fifteen Afghan women die due to complications during pregnancy. Help put a stop to these unnecessary deaths.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Your House Member: Absolutely No Cuts to Food Stamps. None.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, ethics, family, food, government, health, nutrition, human rights )

- 374 days ago -
E-mail your House member now, and tell them in no uncertain terms: No Farm Bill that cuts food stamps. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps at all. None.
Please Sign: Tell MA Hospital and Child Services to Release 15-Year-Old Held Without Parent Consent
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, children, treatment, Justina Pelletier, DCF Massachusetts, Boston Children's Hospital, misdiagnosis, Mitochondrial disease, Child Services overstepping authority, second opinion, patient rights, family rights, human rights )

- 385 days ago -
Fifteen-year old Justina Pelletier has been held hostage by Boston Children's Hospital for over nine months. Although Justina suffers from a rare physical condition, BCH doctors want her treated for mental illness.
Please Sign: Demand Justice for SC Boy Given Genital Surgery By State
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child Sex Reassignment, South Carolina Dept of Social Services, human rights, child mutilation, State of South Carolina, M.C. forced sex surgery, Southern Poverty Law Center, sexual orientationhumans, children, babies )

- 578 days ago -
South Carolina state agents forced sexual-reassignment surgery on a toddler born with male and female sex organs - long before the child had a chance to decide his sex for himself. Even worse, they botched the surgery and chose the wrong sex.
Why Are People With Health Insurance Going Bankrupt? .   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese, Obama Care, Affordable Health Care Act, Human Rights, bankruptcies, health insurance )

- 589 days ago -
Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care, Affordable Care Act, will not put an end to medical bankruptcies - 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance.
Petition Against Australia's 'Healthy Kids Check', Screening 3 Year Olds for 'Mental Illness'PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, drugs, ethics, government, health, human rights, news, warning )

- 908 days ago -
Please sign this petition protesting the testing of normal 3 year old kids for "mental illnesses" for normal behaviours such as temper tantrums, sleeping with the light on, anxiety, shyness & unwillingness to sleep in their own bed, etc. Let kids be kids
Save Girls From Female Genital Cutting: TAKE ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: PETITION, action, FGM, ablation, infibulation, violence against girls, women violence, human rights, human rights. health, "publico instrumento de ablacion" )

- 1411 days ago -
Female genital cutting includes several different forms of cutting practiced for hundreds of years. Infibulation, the most severe, involves cutting some or all of the external genitalia, leaving only a very small opening for urination and menstruation.
Up to 60% of Water Wells in Developing World Don't Work (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Clean Water, Human Rights )

- 1514 days ago -
As many as 60% of the wells installed in Africa to deliver clean water may be broken or dysfunctional. After the wells are built, the celebration ceremonies held, and the corporate donors satisfied, too often the wells get neglected and fall into...

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