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Petition: Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them.
Society & Culture  (tags: burkina faso, forced marriages, prevention, children, Young Girls, violations, ethics, Human Rights, abuse, protection laws, society )

- 2 days ago -
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
The Last Words of Iranian Girl Rihanna Jabbari Before Execution
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Islam, Muslims )

- 6 days ago -
A few moments before her execution, the young Iranian girl Rihanna Jabbari write last farewell words for her mother. She said to her mother that her organs should be donated for the needy persons .
REALLY COOL---U.N. Launches App to Feed Hungry With a Simple Tap
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, NewTechnology, technology to fight hunger, activism, donations, world hunger, children, society, philanthropy )

- 13 days ago -
Instead of costly mailers, return envelopes, and stamps, a new app called Share the Meal is billing itself as the first mobile crowdfunding app to end global hunger. U.N. leaders hope to use this low-overhead means to help Syrians fleeing the current con
India's Biggest Festival Is Really Bad for Its Health
Society & Culture  (tags: world, pollution, India, Diwali, childlabor, children, world, health, religion, culture, law, government, ethics )

- 16 days ago -
Diwali is considered to be the Hindu new year, the day on which winter officially arrives, and a time to pray for prosperity by felicitating the goddess of wealth. It is also the day that air pollution across India spikes to five to eight times above
The First Victim of Hate Is the Child, the Second Is His Target
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinians, children, corruption, crime, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

- 16 days ago -
Today, a 12 year old Palestinian child knifed an Israeli in Jerusalem. The Palestinian culture of hate teaches that the Israeli Jew is subhuman and has no rights. Today we learn, once again ~ the first victim of hate is the child. The second victim is
Slain 6-Year-Old's Dad Had Warned Killer Louisiana Cop to Stay Away From His Fiancé Before Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: police, violence, society, rights, humans, safety, death, children, ethics, dishonesty )

- 17 days ago -
More information is coming to light about the two Marksville City Marshals, who ruthlessly shot to death a 6-year-old boy as he was buckled into the back seat of a vehicle.
On Veterans Day, Let's Fight to End America's 'Forever Wars'
Society & Culture  (tags: soldiers, world, war, Americans, military, sadness, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, children, family, rights, violence, government )

- 17 days ago -
We remember proudly today the service of our veterans, but we must also reflect solemnly on why Veterans' Day was established at all.
Don't Cut IVF Funding in South Norfolk! Urgent - Deadline Friday 13 November PLEASE SIGN & SHARE!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: IVF, funding, fertility services, fertility issues, family dreams, child, children, heartbreaking )

- 19 days ago -
I don't need to explain the pain that's involved in being told you have fertility issues, anyone with a heart will understand the devastation it causes to a couple. Now imagine being told that the only hope you have to make this heartbreaking
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Children Become Literate: Tell the UN To Put Technology on the Global Education Agenda
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, literacy, technology, tools, ethics, rights, world )

- 20 days ago -
There are 740 million illiterate people in the world and 250 million children who lack basic reading and writing skills. Books are required for the development of these skills, yet 50% of schools in Africa have few or no books at all.
A Mother and a Teacher's Heart Felt Reaction to Education in America
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, child, children, education, family, humans, government, politics, society, interesting )

- 22 days ago -
I apologize if some of you don't care for Daily Kos, but this story came through today in their summary and I read it, I read it all. This is what we are losing through our short sighted approach to public education. See first comment, please.
Israeli Forces Redouble Brutal Efforts to Curtail and Isolate Palestinians' Daily Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, society, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, safety, women, children, education, government, violence, politics, police, law, crime, abuse, sadness )

- 24 days ago -
On Sunday, 1st Nov. 2015, Israeli forces prevented movement of Palestinians in various areas in al-Khalil (Hebron) that have previously been declared a 'closed military zone'. Violence against school-children and teachers has seen a sharp increase.
Egypt: Arabic Language Schoolteacher Whips 10~Year~Old Coptic Christian Boy 40 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: Egypt, Islam, Muslims, Christians, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 26 days ago -
An Egyptian teacher of Arabic language whipped a 10~year~old Coptic Christian boy with 40 lashes using an electric wire last week in a Cairo school. The doctors who later examined the boyâEUR(TM)s wounds could not believe that a teacher could do this
Palestinian Woman Shot Dead; Israelis Say She Was Armed, Witness Disputes It
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, violence, children, murder, news, freedoms, rights, society, ethics, humans, sadness, safety )

- 31 days ago -
Israeli police said they fatally shot a knife-wielding Palestinian woman at a border checkpoint Sunday, but a Palestinian witness disputed that she was armed, saying she was a "terrified" schoolgirl.
WATCH: S. Carolina Cop Brutally Throws High School Girl to the Ground for 'Not Leaving Class' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: police violence, society, rights, children, ethics, abuse, culture, safety, news, sadness, education, freedoms, crime, corruption, law )

- 32 days ago -
The footage shows the officer approaching the student at Spring Valley High before grabbing her and wrapping an arm around her head and neck. The student is then seen falling backwards as he flips her over in her chair, before throwing her on the ...
Israel Created the 13-Year-Old 'Terrorist'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, ethics, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Netanyahu, violence, government, freedoms, interesting, politics, sadness, children, abuse, activists )

- 32 days ago -
It's a mark of Cain on the forehead of Israeli society, a moral indictment. Not against the boy, Arab Knesset members, the Palestinian Authority, radical Islam or the mufti, but against Netanyahu and Barkat and everyone around them.

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