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Ireland Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, Ireland, legalize, same-sex, marriage, gay, homosexuality, dublin, gayrights )

Darren
- 42 days ago - washingtonpost.com
DUBLIN âEUR" Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the worldâEUR(TM)s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.
Stop Sweatshop Abuses at Jeans Plus Bangladesh PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, interesting, news, middle-east, society, violence, violence, society, safety, sadness, women, rights, humans, culture, crime, abuse )

Robert
- 113 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The factoryâEUR(TM)s 1,000 workers (80 percent of them women) are forced to work seven days and often over 100 hours a week. Young women are routinely slapped and punched. Pregnant women employees are denied their legal right to maternity leave with benefits
Stop Supporting Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, interesting, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society, obama, government, democrats, republicans, economy, technology, corporate, investments, labor, HumanRights, environment, healthconditions, health )

Robert
- 133 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Why, Mr President, won't you release the full text of the TPP now? Is it because the American people would strongly object to this blatant takeover of American sovereignty by international corporate interests?
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 283 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Tell Soco It's Time to Leave Virunga, Africa's Oldest National Park ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Virunga, culture, humanrights, indigenous people, Soco, Tutu, Africawildlife )

Nancy
- 428 days ago - wwf.panda.org
Tutu, Branson and Buffett argue that irresponsible resource extraction in the instable region could threaten vulnerable populations and critically endangered wildlife.
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 445 days ago - nisgua.blogspot.com
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
Kenya: Ensure Justice for 16-Year-Old Liz & All Victims of Sexual Violence ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, humanrights, women, world, sexual assault, culture )

Nancy
- 458 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Tragically Liz's experience is commonplace in Kenya, where 1 in 5 women will experience sexual violence in their lifetime. Therefore, please join Equality Now, our partners through the Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) coalition, COVAW and...
Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 515 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Avatar Tribe Saved From Vedanta Mine
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, corruption, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, humans, wildlife )

Nancy
- 533 days ago - salvaleforeste.it
According to Survival International, the crushing defeat will have global repercussions for companies intent on working on tribal peoples' lands and should serve as a lesson that tribal communities' prior consent must always be sought.
Hanged For Being A Christian ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Pakistan, humanrights, religion, society, culture )

Nancy
- 547 days ago - act.watchdog.net
As Asia waits for trial, over 1,800 attacks and 700 deaths have been caused by this law and the vigilante justice it inspires -- but without an international outcry, Islamic extremists will continue to intimidate the government into keeping it on the books
Petition | United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: Change the Roman Catholic Church's Stance on Gay Marriage. | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: catholics, gays, gayrights, gaymarriage, catholicschools, LGBTrights, humanrights, hypocrisy, homophobia, archdiocese, Vatican, Pope, CatholicHierarchy, Sartain, morality, socialmedia, networking, twitter )

BMutiny
- 560 days ago - change.org
"Change the Church!" THAT is the chant of HUNDREDS of Young People walking out from their classes & demonstrating & sitting-in in lunchrooms and gyms - in SEVERAL Catholic High Schools in the Seattle area, after a Gay married teacher was fired. REVOLUTION
Nelson Mandela Changed a Divided South Africa With a Rugby Jersey
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, humanrights, ethics, sports, society, politics, rights, culture )

Cal
- 575 days ago - lohud.com
It was 1995, at the Rugby World Cup final, rugby's biggest game. Yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
Invest in Moscow? NYET! Divest!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, LGBTrights, Gayrights, Russia, Putin, HumanRights, AmericanBarAssociation, WorldJusticeProject )

BMutiny
- 606 days ago - change.org
James R. Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association (ABA), is lending his credibility, and that of his associated organizations - the ABA, Human Rights First, and the World Justice Project - to the effort to entice U.S. investors into investing!
Hindus Attacked in Pabna
Society & Culture  (tags: Hindus, Islam, Muslims, Bangladesh, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, asia, conflict, corruption, death, HumanRights, society, terrorism, violence, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Gillian
- 607 days ago - thedailystar.net
For Bonogram bazaar in Santhia upazila, about 40 kilometres from Pabna sadar, the day started with the usual hustle and bustle. But things started to change around 10:00am as a group of people began distributing photocopies of what they said was a "F
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR GIRLS : Taliban Shooting Survivor Speaks in 'I Am Malala'
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, women's rights, Malalla, right to education for girls, education, culture, child, children, society, safety, world, violence, politics, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, news, women, rights )

Cal
- 634 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and "Twilight" movies.Today she's the world-famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist
 

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