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Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
Offbeat  (tags: , , tapping on a window, cats, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, suffering, medicine, prevention, safety, women, europe, GoodNews, investigation, humans, habitat, unusual, pets, performance, photos )

Kelly
- 13 days ago - thedodo.com
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
The Old Ladies' Anthem - I Love This!!!
Offbeat  (tags: performance, women, old, anthem, great )

Giana
- 33 days ago - sunnyskyz.com
Just great!
Why India's Sanitation Crisis Kills Women
Offbeat  (tags: sanitation, crisis, women, rape, WHO, Unicef, health, India )

Ray
- 55 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have become the biggest victims of India's sanitation crisis.
Decapitation, Morality Squads and "Five-Star Jihad"
Offbeat  (tags: Safety, UK, rape, Muslims, Islam, taxi drivers, crime, culture, ethics, protection, safety, police, society, women )

Ge
- 56 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The number of so-called taxi-rapes has snowballed to such an extent that a British judge recently issued a warning that no woman can expect to be safe while travelling in a cab.
Japan: Stop Denying The
Offbeat  (tags: humans, government, women, violence, freedoms, crime, abuse, corruption )

B
- 59 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Historians believe Japan forced up to 200,000 Chinese and Korean women to be sex slaves during WWII. Women who survived -- and weren't shamed into silence - have described being recruited for labor, then beaten and raped by as many as 40 Japan soldiers.
In Georgia, You Can Carry a Gun, But You Need a Prescription for a Vibrator
Offbeat  (tags: women, freedoms, odd, off-beat, laws )

Sarah
- 62 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine needing a prescription to visit Good Vibrations!
Woman Speaks of Domestic Abuse to Raise Awareness
Offbeat  (tags: Domestic, Abuse, Marriage, Women, Northern Ireland, UK )

Ray
- 72 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A woman who was subjected to physical and sexual assaults during a four-year relationship has spoken publicly to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
'Vampire Facelifts' and LA's Other Pre-Oscar Beauty Tips
Offbeat  (tags: Beauty, Facelifts, Women, Men, Los Angeles, USA )

Ray
- 83 days ago - bbc.co.uk
We are often told that beauty is on the inside but try telling that to some Los Angeles residents who are going to extreme lengths to enhance their appearance.
Beauty Products Decoded: What Those Tricky Labels Really Mean
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting, women )

Frans
- 85 days ago - takepart.com
For our first stroll down the beauty aisle, let's take a peek at store shelves and find out how to identify which products are best for the environment--and us. Because all those labels and "natural" claims can get confusing, am I right?...
Daredevils Climb Ukraine's Tallest Skyscrapers Without Any Safety Gear
Offbeat  (tags: world, Ukraine, culture, environment, humans, interesting, news, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures, unusual, society, women )

Frank
- 88 days ago - nydailynews.com
Jeez, these people are really very brave, or maybe they just had a little too much Tequila or whatever it is they drink in Kiev. Either way, watching these photos will make you mucho dizzy as they are amazing, enjoy!
Woman Builds a 'Bridge of Biscuits' to Quivering Shelter Dog
Offbeat  (tags: a biscuit, to the mountains, to the countryside, to the city-centre for doing shopping, , activists, health, GoodNews, interesting, news, sadness, safety, women, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare, dogs, protection, rescued, pets )

Kelly
- 99 days ago - care2.com
Baby girl ~At an animal shelter in the Italian city of Ponzano Veneto, a medium-sized dog named Cornelia was rigid with fear. Too afraid to stretch in the morning or to sprawl out on her side, Cornelia lived in the crouched position,
Teenager Uses Facebook to Save Romania's Stray Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: activists, world, women, violence, safety, sadness, society, murder, media, internet, interesting, GoodNews, ethics, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, dogs, rescued, protection, pets, endangered, celebrity, prevention, family, children, CoolStuff, goodnews, a )

Kelly
- 100 days ago - in.reuters.com
When French film actress Brigitte Bardot began a campaign to spare the thousands of stray dogs in Romania's capital from being put down, she did it with a $150,000 donation scheme. Credit: Reuters/Bogdan Cristel/Files
Tunisian Police Rape Victim Defiant
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Rape, Women, violence, Court, Tunisian )

Ray
- 112 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tunisia was praised for passing a progressive constitution in January that explicitly protects women against violence. But the protracted case of a Tunisian victim of police rape,
#BBCtrending: 'I Don't Deserve to Be Raped' Say Women in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: Women, Rape, Brazil )

Ray
- 115 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There's been a huge backlash on social media in Brazil, after a new survey suggested 65% of Brazilians think women who dress in a revealing way "deserve to be attacked".
Bosnia's Wartime Rape Survivors Losing Hope of Justice
Offbeat  (tags: Europe, War, Women, Rape, Violence, Justice, Bosnia )

Ray
- 117 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Bosna, the river that gave this country its name, flows northwards through the city of Zenica, slicing it in two. On its banks, the chimney stacks of the giant steelworks in the centre of the city funnel thick smoke into the surrounding valley.
 

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