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Protect Female Students in Indonesia From Virginity Tests! - PLEASE SIGN!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, freedoms, government, women, rights, politics, religion, ethics )

Monica
- 231 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to Muhammed Rasyid, an Education Chief in South Sumatra, virginity tests "protect children from prostitution and free sex." Mr Rasyid's plans would require young women aged from 16 to 19 to have their hymen checked every year until graduation.
12 Ridiculous Anti-Woman Myths From The Dark Ages That Conservatives STILL Believe
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, world, women )

Kit
- 179 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Have you ever been reading or watching a report about a conservative man who said something so incredibly backwards that you swore he was living in the Dark Ages? Well, you're not so very far from wrong.
Saudi Court Tells Girl Aged EIGHT She Cannot Divorce Husband Who Is 50 Years Her Senior
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, Muslims, Islam, girls, girls sold, violence, women, rights, sadness, rights, safety, religion, family )

Ge
- 246 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Saudi court has rejected a plea to divorce an eight-year-old girl married off by her father to a man who is 58, saying the case should wait until the girl reaches puberty. The divorce plea was filed in August by the girl's divorced mother with a
Boy Scouts of America Proposes Dropping Ban on Gay Kids--But Not Gay Adults
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, Boy Scouts, rights, news, politics, society, interesting, culture, children, americans, law, freedoms )

Cal
- 361 days ago - motherjones.com
The Boy Scouts of America announced that it intends to end its ban on gay members, as long as its board approves the change. The organization would still, however, prohibit gay adults from serving as troop leaders or volunteers.
*Take Action* Stand Up For Science! Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, police, politics, religion, rights, Science in School, society )

Kit
- 215 days ago - tfn.org
Texas students need classroom materials that are based on modern, mainstream science and prepare them to succeed in college and the jobs of the future. Please sign the petition and send a message to the Texas Board of Education
Half the Republicans You Know Are Insane -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 194 days ago - truth-out.org
In short, and not to put too fine a point on it: if you know five Republicans, two of them are around-the-bend crazy, and a third needs a stern talking-to.
*Take Action* 50 Billionaires Received $11.3 Million in Farm Welfare
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, food, freedoms, government, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 158 days ago - dailykos.com
Gee, where could we come up with some of the money need to replace that food stamp funding that was lost this week? Maybe from these people who are all collecting farm subsidies
Demand Government Protection For Sacred Sites in Belize... Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, crime, culture, education, ethics, environment, government, humans, law, religion, sadness, society, world )

James
- 336 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project... We demand that the government make rules and laws that will stop this happening
10 Most Absurd Things Conservatives Have Said About Sex Around Texas Abortion Battles
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, health, law, politics, religion, society, women )

Kit
- 272 days ago - alternet.org
The battle over abortion in Texas shows yet again how nutty Republicans are when it comes to women, sex and reproduction.
3-Year-Old Saudi Girl Gang-Raped
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, children, child, girl, Muslims, crime, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, abuse, culture, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Ge
- 167 days ago - emirates247.com
Several men abducted a three-year-old Saudi girl and took turns in raping her before dumping the child near a hospital in a serious condition. Disclosing the crime on Monday, police said they had arrested three suspects and two women and that more cou
Take Action: Keep Abortion Safe and Legal
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, freedoms, government, politics, religion, society, women )

Kit
- 307 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Abortion is a deeply personal and often complex decision for a woman.
Montana County Attorney's Office to Mother of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim: 'Boys Will Be Boys'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 58 days ago - rawstory.com
The mother of a 5-year-old girl who had been raped by an adolescent boy claimed that county attorneys told her that the her daughter's assailant only received two years of community service because "boys will be boys."
Barbra Streisand Slams Treatment of Women in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, women, rights, equal rights, Israel, religion, news, interesting, celebrity, americans, politics, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 302 days ago - cbsnews.com
Barbra Streisand waded into one of Israel's touchiest issues during the first major stop on her tour of the country -- Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
5 Feminist Parodies That Blur the Lines Between Laughter and Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, internet, media, politics, religion, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 109 days ago - alternet.org
When it comes to the portrayal of women in the media, the whole world is watching. And laughing too.
 

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