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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
- 338 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
- 287 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
- 354 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
Stop the Execution of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim in Sudan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, religion, protection, execution )

Cher Away
- 65 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask the Minister of Justice in Sudan to release Meriam Yehya Ibrahim.
Church of England Votes 'Yes' to Women Bishops
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, Church of England, women, gender equality, world )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - news.msn.com
"This is a watershed moment for the Church of England and a huge step forward in making our society fairer," Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said.
*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
- 322 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
- 302 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
- 266 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
Christian Radio Host Fears Iowans May Be Forced to Eat Gay Pride Burger (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Burger King, Proud Whopper, Gay Pride, LGBT rights, society, religion, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - rawstory.com
"If this isn't bottled up in San Francisco, this kind of nonsense, then it's going to be spreading across the entire fruited plain," Fischer complained. "And you're going to be going to your Burger King in Des Moines, Iowa and you're going to have a...
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
- 275 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
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
- 216 days ago - alternet.org
When it comes to the portrayal of women in the media, the whole world is watching. And laughing too.
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
- 166 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."
Muslim Police Officer Murders Dog   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, children, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Rahman
- 166 days ago - youtube.com
Hostility to dogs is deeply ingrained in Muslim culture. Muhammad said that a dog passing in front of a man who was praying would invalidate his prayer (so would a woman passing in front of him, which is why women pray behind men at mosques).
European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, wearing of the burqa, culture, society, religion, rights, politics, world, women, news )

Cal
- 30 days ago - npr.org
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's ban on face-covering veils, in a closely watched case that was brought by a Muslim woman who said the law violated her freedom of religion.
Church Wavers on Child Sex Scandals in Pope's Homeland
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, pedophila, Catholic Church, pope, ethics, culture, politics, religion, world, society )

Cal
- 282 days ago - globalpost.com
Despite the Argentine pope's pledge to punish pedophilia, several Latin American countries are grappling with molestation cases and the church's hushed responses.
 

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