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SIGN MY PETITION! Government of Canada: Help First Nations Communities Grapple With High Youth Suicide Rates
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, cultural genocide, justice, high suicide rates, First Nations, Canada, human rights, government, ethics, crime, culture, world, society, children, education, dishonesty, activists )

- 194 days ago -
According to a recent article from the Guardian suicide rates among First Nations youth are out of control, the product of deep poverty, official neglect and a hopelessness generated by severely overcrowded housing and unsanitary conditions
Petition : End Acid Sale - Make Love Not Scars
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, dishonesty, violence, women, world, society, rights, law, government )

- 276 days ago -
Come, sign the petition to join our cause. It is more urgent than ever before for our Government in India to ban over-the-counter sale of acid.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL THE US CONGRESS: Suport Native American Suicide Prevention Act HR 1599
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, ethics, NATIVE AMERICANS, PROBLEMS, SUICIDES, ALCOHOLISM, government, society, health )

- 258 days ago -
Young teens and adults on many reservations have no guidance on proper life skills due to a poverished environment. Adolescent children see abuse, drugs, alcohol and crime in multi-generations and are looking for a way out
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

- 235 days ago -
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, usa, gun culture, violence, Violence against Women, society, politics, culture, government, usa, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans )

- 290 days ago -
Gun violence in the United States has produced a culture soaked in blood - a culture that threatens everyone and extends from accidental deaths, suicides and domestic violence to mass shootings
TAKE ACTION NOW! Free Native American Activist Imprisoned on False Charges
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, indigenous rights, legal injustice, society, politics, law, government, ethics, crime, culture, activists, abuse )

- 148 days ago -
Free Leonard Peltier, an activist in the American Indian Movement who many believe was framed for the death of two federal agents forty years ago. At a trial that consisted of coerced, conflicting testimonies, many of which have been redacted by those w
President Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, goodnews, government )

- 276 days ago -
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, President Barack Obama announced Monday he's banning solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system.
SIGN NOW! Pass The Paws ACT
Society & Culture  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, women, safety, family, ethics, law, government )

- 218 days ago -
the Pets and WomenâEUR(TM)s Safety Act, or PAWS Act, would supply funding to help shelters take in people and pets fleeing violence. This would alleviate abuse victimsâEUR(TM) fears about their petsâEUR(TM) safety, and get them out of dangerous situations faster.
Abschaffung Der Sommerzeit/ Abolition of Summertime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, environment, government, humans, interesting, internet, news, society, world, women, rights, usa, safety, politics, media, law, ethics, family, health, freedoms )

- 214 days ago -
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
Drop Charges Against Dakota Access Pipeline Journalist SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecosystems, activism, law, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, politics, police )

- 44 days ago -
Drop trespassing charges against the journalist who filmed the Dakota Access Pipeline security attacking protesters.
Poisoned City: Flint and the Specter of Domestic Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, government, culture, usa )

- 237 days ago -
Particularly now, in the era of Donald Trump, US politics denotes an age of forgetting civil rights, full inclusion and the promise of democracy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sexism Is Global. The Fight Against It Should Be Too.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, world, law, government, culture, politics, rights )

- 233 days ago -
Join 46,208 others who have come together to send a powerful message: we wonâEUR(TM)t end extreme poverty without ending global gender inequality.
'Congrats on Your College Degrees. Here Are Your Food Stamps.' TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, society, politics, government, rights, sadness, dishonesty, humans, interesting )

- 242 days ago -
The dirty little secret of the education industry is that there are people teaching at universities and colleges but being paid a pittance. As in, so low, they have to take 2 and 3 other jobs (Uber, anyone?!) to make ends meet.
Dying Wish: Arguing the Right to Die
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, health, government, right to die, medicine, rights, society, news )

- 249 days ago -
What if a patient's DYING WISH is to die on his or her own terms? It's a passionately debated topic within families -- and within state legislatures -- and not even the terminally ill are in agreement
Indigenous Woman in Law Breaks New Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Canada, good news, world, society, politics, government )

- 308 days ago -
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.

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