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Gentle Giant Tibetan Mastiff Plays With Little Girl
Offbeat  (tags: Tibetan Mastiff, girls, animals, children, dogs, humans, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 63 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Tibetan Mastiffs might look huge but they do get along well with kids! This two-year-old Tibetan Mastiff, named Simba, is a gentle giant and is best friends with his little owner Weiwei.
Rumors Swirl After Girls Mysteriously Collapse at Fukuoka School
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, Japan, girls, collapsed )

Naoko
- 111 days ago - japantoday.com
The Internet is exploding after a succession of high school girls in Fukuoka Prefecture disturbingly collapsed during school hours on Monday. Students who were at the scene took to their Twitter accounts to post updates as the bizarre spectacle unfolded.
India Gang Rapes: Outrage Over Police 'Discrimination'
Offbeat  (tags: Girls, Crime, Law, Police, Rape, Murder, India )

Ray
- 144 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There is outrage over police inaction in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh where two teenage girls were gang raped and hanged from a tree.
Nigeria Abductions: UK Experts to Provide Advice
Offbeat  (tags: Nigeria, abductions, school, Girls, UK )

Ray
- 167 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK is to send a small team of experts to Nigeria to help over the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls.
Girls Show White Way to Grow Apples
Offbeat  (tags: girls, highschool girls, technique, apples, white apples, Shinjuku, Japan )

Naoko
- 1440 days ago - asahi.com
White apples grown using a technique developed by a group of five third-year senior high school girls will go on display at a fruit store in Tokyo's Shinjuku district from Saturday.
Is Your Child the Cutest Vegetarian Kid?
Offbeat  (tags: children, animals, food, winner, humans, unusual, cute, meat free, kid, kids, top 10 finalists, girls, boys, meals, animal shelter, pictures, photos )

BarbCat
- 1467 days ago - peta.org
PETA Kids has begun its search to find the cutest vegetarian kids of 2010! One boy and one girl will be selected to win a professional photo shoot and star in a PETA Kids ad! Each winner will also receive some awesome PETA merch and appear in an upcoming
Can These Dolls Teach Girls Compassion Toward Animals?
Offbeat  (tags: children, girls, dolls, compassion, animals, animal rescue, future animal advocates )

Simone
- 1488 days ago - animals.change.org
The hot new line of Liv Dolls for the fall is making its way into the hearts and homes of young girls everywhere. A new friend to the group, Hayden, is an animal lover like the other Liv Dolls. She runs an animal rescue complete with adoption center.
Save Girls From Female Genital Cutting - Sign the Petition
Offbeat  (tags: Girls, women, female, genital cutting )

Tarequl
- 1494 days ago - change.org
An estimated 100 to 140 million girls and women worldwide are currently living with the consequences of female genital cutting, also called female circumcision.
Beggar Shows He Too Can Be A Giver
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, charity, donation, clothes, girls, school for deaf, India, Ahmedabad, beggar, poor, orphan, big heart )

Naoko
- 1577 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
AHMEDABAD:A beggar on Saturday proved that charity only needs a big heart rather than deep pockets. Khimjibhai Prajapati, 64 and a beggar in Mehsana for a decade, donated clothes to 11 poor hearing and speech-impaired girls at the Shrimati Kesarbai
YEMEN: Paying Gilrs Is Paying Off for School Attendance
Offbeat  (tags: Yemen, girls, school attendance rate, incentives, rural, poor, parents, Conditional Cash Transfer, 80%, UNDP, increase, education, population reduction )

Naoko
- 1598 days ago - irinnews.org
Government scheme offering financial incentives to parents in the rural areas to send their daughters to school or to prevent them from dropping out is paying off as girls' enrollment rates have increased by around 9 percent in the targeted schools.
NEPAL : Menstruating Girls Miss Out On School
Offbeat  (tags: culture, gender issue, education, girls, menstruating, miss out classes, lack of privacy, poor sanitation, UNICEF, water, humiliation )

Naoko
- 1634 days ago - irinnews.org
Girls who are menstruating are less likely to attend classes, undermining their prospects for completing their education, experts say.
Federal Judge Orders Oprah Winfrey to Court
Offbeat  (tags: education, child abuse, law suit, celebrity, mismanagement, girls, children )

IE
- 1679 days ago - csmonitor.com
A federal judge this week refused to dismiss the suit filed by Winfrey's ex-headmistress, paving the way for a March 29 trial in Philadelphia.
Sunitha Krishnan's Fight Against Sex Slavery (Video)   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, children, girls, women, human Trafficking )

Lady
- 1695 days ago - youtube.com
Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery, a multimilion-dollar global market. In this courageous talk, she tells three powerful stories, as well as her own, and calls for a more humane approach to helping
Many Blessings to Deepender Singh Hooda - Abhishek Kadyan
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, culture, government, society, children, girls )

Naresh
- 1707 days ago - iyc.in
Member of Parliament Deepender Singh Hooda getting married and OIPA in India / PFA Haryana appeal to new couple to set an example before Indian society to take an oath to protect female foeticide, which is the main problem in India. Let us congratulate...
Three Missing Girls: Runaways or Foul Play?
Offbeat  (tags: girls, children, missing, police )

Tonya
- 1739 days ago - ac360.blogs.cnn.com
Police and family members are looking for three girls who disappeared after being dropped off at their Virginia middle school last week.
 

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