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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
- 84 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
- 228 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
- 245 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
- 259 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
- 316 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
- 333 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
- 347 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
- 361 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
- 376 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
- 406 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 )

Ge
- 408 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
- 435 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
SLOVAKIA: Roma See the Writing On The Wall
Society & Culture  (tags: Roma communities, world, politics, news, law, discrimnation, society, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, society )

Cal
- 478 days ago - ipsnews.net
The European Commission (EC) has demanded that Slovakia's second city, Kosice, tear down a wall put up to segregate Roma - the 14th such wall in the country and the eighth built in the last four years.
Ask Oil Giant to Withdraw From Uncontacted Tribes' Territory ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, uncontacted tribes, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, Peru, , environment, habitat, oil giant )

Nancy
- 492 days ago - us1.campaign-archive2.com
Oil company Pacific Rubiales is drilling for oil inside a proposed reserve for uncontacted tribes in Peru. The company's work puts the lives of uncontacted Indians in grave danger, but it has refused to pull out, despite a recent government report...
 

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