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PETITION - Demand Equal Pay for Female Athletes
Society & Culture  (tags: Female athletes, equal pay, equality, gender discrimination, Fair treatment )

Sabine
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) has established themselves as the most dominant women's soccer team in the world, yet they earn as little as 40 percent of what the players on the men's national team make. Five players on the...
PETITION - Make Marital Rape Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: india, Criminal Justice System, rape, rape victims, Violence against Women, society, unethical behaviour, womens' rights, equality )

Sabine
- 46 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian Parliament has recently decided that marital rape should not be included in the country's legal definition of rape and, therefore, cannot be a criminal offense. The country's union minister for women and child development has stated that...
Religion Is Not An Excuse - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, petition, Ohio Judge, same sex marriage, equality, legal )

Dandelion
- 287 days ago - go.allout.org
Love has won and marriage equality is now legal in all US states. But one Ohio judge refuses to marry gay and lesbian couples: he has asked for permission to use religion as an excuse for discrimination.
Early Men and Women Were Equal, Say Scientists
Society & Culture  (tags: equality, women, world, society, humans )

Beverly
- 346 days ago - theguardian.com
Study shows that modern hunter-gatherer tribes operate on egalitarian basis, suggesting inequality was an aberration that came with the advent of agriculture.
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 617 days ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
28 Famous Dudes Who Prove You Don't Need To Be A Woman To Be A Feminist (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: feminists, women, men, celebrity, equality, society, rights, news, media, humans )

Carrie
- 640 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many of the people who want to see men and women have equal rights and opportunities are dudes. To celebrate these badass bros, we've rounded up 28 famous men who have openly advocated for women.
*Take Action* Equal Pay for Equal Work!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, Equality, freedoms, government, law, Petition, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 775 days ago - wendydavistexas.com
Join with Wendy Davis and Emily's List and sign for women to have Equal Pay for Equal Work. Let us all join together and make this happen.
Add Your Name to the #GirlLikeMe Petition ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, rights, protection, equality )

Cher
- 934 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Women Thrive Worldwide is the leading nonprofit organization bringing the voice of women around the world directly to decision-makers in Washington, D.C.
Support Marriage Equality ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, marriage, protection, equality, environment )

Cher
- 1085 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Now is the time to show your support for marriage equality. Add your name and help stand up for marriage equality today.
Tell Microsoft: Don't Sponsor Hate - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Microsoft, LGBT, Equality, CPAC, DOMA, gayrights, hate, sponsor society )

Angelika
- 1122 days ago - site.pfaw.org
Organizers of CPAC chose to placate anti-gay bigots on the far right by excluding LGBT voices at the conference, essentially making it a segregated "straights only" event. This is not something a pro-equality company would sponsor
Find the Truth Behind the Brands -TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Oxfam, brands, cocoa, women's rights, equality, MARS, Nestlé, Mondelez )

Angelika
- 1157 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Oxfam's GROW campaign is kicking off a new initiative, Behind the Brands, to rank the policies of these big companies on important issues like transparency, equality for women, treatment of farmers, land, clean water, sustainability and climate change.
On 4th Anniversary of Fair Pay Act, Ledbetter Urges Action on Paycheck Fairness
Society & Culture  (tags: women, equality, ethics, family, americans, law, rights, society )

Carrie
- 1184 days ago - aflcio.org
Four years ago today President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, with Lilly Ledbetter, who suffered 20 years of pay discrimination while doing the same work as men at her Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. factory, looking on.
Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, equality, fair, paychecks, government )

Cher
- 1429 days ago - secure2.convio.net
The Paycheck Fairness Act would deter wage discrimination by closing loopholes in the Equal Pay Act and barring retaliation against workers who disclose their wages to coworkers. In this tough economy, more and more families are counting on women
Reporter's Notebook: Women of 9/11 Still Fighting for Recognition, Respect
Society & Culture  (tags: women, 9/11 First Responders, society, equality, politics, news, culture, ethics, rights, government, usa, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 1697 days ago - cnn.com
What makes the women different is that they fought for the jobs they had on September 11.Yet their journey this past decade stands out because they are still fighting to bring women into the ranks. There are fewer female firefighters, and they are a small
 

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