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Hundreds of Missouri's 15-Year-Old Brides May Have Married Their Rapists
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, humans, freedoms )

- 11 hours ago -
Strawn thought he had been doing right by his 15-year-old daughter, Heather, only to realize too late what a massive mistake he had made bringing her to Missouri - the easiest place in America for a 15-year-old to wed.
#MeToo Behind Bars: When the Sexual Assaulter Holds the Keys to Your Cell
Society & Culture  (tags: inmates, incarceration, sexual assault, sexism, women )

- 1 day ago -
As the #MeToo movement outside of prison walls continues to gather momentum, what about survivors who are locked away? And what happens when the assailants are the people who literally hold the keys to their lives?
Members of Congress Must Pledge to Reject Donations From the NRA and Gun Industry PACs!
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, violence, weapons, firearms, lobbyists, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Young people across the country are calling BS on adult excuses for failing to achieve any progress on gun safety. They are rising up to fight for their own safety and future, and calling on members of Congress to reject the NRA.
Seven Years of War - Help Syrian Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, war, children, suffering, Syria, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Drained and exhausted from seven years of hell, family resources inside Syria and neighbouring countries are running dangerously low, pushing children and their families to extreme measures to survive.
DeVos Defends Her Terrible '60 Minutes' Performance With An Equally Embarrassing Tweet
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, children, kids, pupils, tRump regime, ignorance, stupidity, incompetence )

- 1 day ago -
Secretary DeVos is pushing back on one of the major embarrassments in an interview filled with embarrassments: her seeming ignorance about whether Michigan public schools have gotten better since she pushed for privatization.
Tell Streaming Services: Dump NRATV
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, weapons, guns, communications, Internet, petitions )

- 2 days ago -
NRATV is the gun lobby's propaganda arm. It spreads dangerous misinformation and inflammatory, racist rhetoric to further the NRA's "guns everywhere" agenda.
Teaching Students How to Dissent Is Part of Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, protests, kids, children, freedom, civil rights )

- 2 days ago -
In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies.
Stop This Hell on Earth ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, killing, suffering, children, death, terror )

- 3 days ago -
President Assad's extermination of his own people has been chillingly surgical: he surrounds towns so civilians can't leave, cuts off access to food and medicine, and drops bombs, even chemical weapons, on desperate families. 400,000 have died
Take the Pledge: Amplify Women's Voices ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: Sustainabililty, conservation, women, voices, environment )

- 3 days ago -
To be effective, sustainable, and just, conservation efforts must give women a seat at the table.
Jewelers Should Come Clean ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, violence, suffering, jewlery, rights, cruelty, death )

- 8 days ago -
People spend billions on jewelry every year. But most jewelry brands canâEUR(TM)t guarantee their products arenâEUR(TM)t tainted by human rights abuses.
Stop Separating Mothers and Children At The Border ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Mother's, children, protection, family, government, rights, violence )

- 10 days ago -
Every mother wants her child to be safe, and women escaping danger in Central America want no less. They risk everything seeking protection for their children's lives.
Put World Leaders On Notice: Poverty Is Sexist ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, poverty, sexist, freedoms, rights, environment )

- 12 days ago -
For the 39,000 girls who became child brides today. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For every woman paid less than a man for doing the same work.
Let Canadian Policymakers Know That Greater Involvement Is Needed in Ending the Syrian War ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, suffering, children, death, violence, protection, war )

- 15 days ago -
Global change doesn't start with resources or money. It starts with conversation and acknowledgement. Canada has long been a neutral nation, but that doesn't mean it has no responsibility in helping those less fortunate
Demanding the Right to Be Who He Is - Stand With Sakris ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: transgender, humans, Finland, rights, protection, identity )

- 19 days ago -
Did you know transgender people in Finland must be diagnosed with a mental disorder and sterilised before being permitted to legally change their gender identity?
Stand With Crossroads International to End Violence Against Women ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, environment, protection, International, rights, humans )

- 19 days ago -
Everyday women around the globe face abuse and violence. Domestic violence, sexual assault and female genital mutilation (FGM) are all too common. And while the situation is dire in Canada, it is much worse and systemic in the global south.

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