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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Students From Sexual Assault on College Campuses --- Give Title IX Teeth
Society & Culture  (tags: SEXUAL VIOLENCE, LAW, POLITICS, victims, victims' rights, higher institautions of learning law enf, government, education, politics, rights, safety, society, news, ethics )

Cal
- 114 days ago - activism.thenation.com
One in five women, and a number of men and genderqueer students, will suffer sexual violence during their time in college. While Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments requires colleges to support sexual assault survivors and act to prevent violence be
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I FOUGHT MY MACHETE WIELDING WOULD-BE RAPIST AND WON
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, rape, society, culture, victims, PTSD, interesting, humans, abuse, sadness, safety )

CarrieSIC
- 494 days ago - xojane.com
When this man sliced through the mosquito netting around our bed, he presumably hoped to kill my boyfriend before coming after me.
When Is Murder Not Murder ? When the Victim Is a Woman in Texas ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence, victims, protection, murder )

Cher
- 531 days ago - takepart.com
Ezekiel Gilbert shot and killed a woman for refusing to have sex with him, and a court in Texas just let him walk-- not guilty. As a result, an unjust law protects murderer! Stand with organizations like UltraViolet and sign this petition to let Attorney
Stop The Maldives From Flogging Rape Survivors! - ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Sharia, law, flogging, Maledives, women, violence, rape, victims, religion, abuse )

Angelika
- 598 days ago - act.watchdog.net
With human rights organizations around the world up in arms over the case, the president has caved to global pressure and saved the 15 yrs old girl from brutality. But flogging still remains a punishment for women and children in Maldives.
Horror in Paradise - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Women's rights, Maldives, rape, sex abuse, victims, public flogging, Sharia, children, violence )

Angelika
- 615 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
It's hard to believe, but a 15-year-old rape survivor in the Maldives has been sentenced to be whipped 100 times in public! Let's put an end to this lunacy by hitting the government where it hurts: the tourism industry.
Cathrynn Brown Should Resign Immediately PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, abuse, government, sadness, sexual assault, victims )

CarrieSIC
- 667 days ago - signon.org
Cathrynn Brown, you must resign. Your attack on victims of sexual assault is a continuation of the 2012 Republican attack on women.
Tell Your House Rep to Pass "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010" ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, sex trafficking, protection, victims, environment )

Cher
- 1442 days ago - actioncenter.polarisproject.org
On December 9, the U.S. Senate passed S.2925, "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010." This bipartisan legislation was introduced by Senators Wyden (D-OR) and Cornyn (R-TX) and was passed with unanimous consent
ACTION ALERT: Justice for Victims of Violence ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: victims, rape victims, violence, justice, compensation claims, protection, crime )

Simone
- 1479 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
To change the law and achieve better access to justice for the victims of abuse by changing the time limits for assault compensation claims. DESIRED OUTCOMEThe law is unfair,
FREE SARA KRUZAN ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, trafficking, victims, protection, children )

Cher
- 1496 days ago - change.org
Sixteen-year-old human trafficking victim Sara Kruzan was sentenced to life in prison without parole when, in a desperate act to escape captivity, she shot her pimp. When Sara met G.G., the 31-year-old man who would become her pimp, she was only 11. G.G.
UN Peacekeepers 'Failed' DR Congo Rape Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: UN peacekeepers, Congo rape, victims, society )

Nancy
- 1540 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UN peacekeepers have "failed" the victims of mass rape in eastern DR Congo, a senior UN official has said.
Stop Criminalizing Sex Trafficking Victims ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, sex trafficking, victims, protection )

Cher
- 1554 days ago - change.org
Although many of us celebrated the emancipation of African-American slaves this summer with Juneteenth, slavery in our country is alive and well. The U.S. Department of State's report, Trafficking in Persons, revealed that over 12 million adults and
ACTION ALERT: Safe Harbor for Children: Protect and Serve Victims of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation!
Society & Culture  (tags: children trafficking, protection, child victims, victims, society )

Simone
- 1749 days ago - change.org
Did you know that under the prostitution statutes, child victims can be arrested in Connecticut? This re-traumatizes the child who really requires urgent care. Wouldn't it be better for children to have a "safe harbor" in CT, where they would be
Help Victims of Human Trafficking: Educate the Community ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, trafficking, victims, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1772 days ago - change.org
Human Trafficking is the modern day slavery holding the young generation hostage, destroying their careers and sending many to an early grave. It is time to educate the public about this vicious act against the innocent.
Pittsfield to Hold Vigil for Drunk Driving Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: society, MADD, Drunken drivers, DUI, DWI, victims, death, family, crime, sadness, law, Virgil )

Dee
- 1816 days ago - capitalnews9.com
PITTSFIELD, MA. -- A vigil will be held Sunday night in Pittsfield to remember victims of drunk driving crashes. Berkshire County District Attorney David Capeless and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are hosting the vigil at St. Stephen's Church.
A Message for Motorists
Society & Culture  (tags: society, DUI, DWI, Drunk Driving, Victims, crime, death, sadness, MADDfamily, law )

Dee
- 1816 days ago - capitalnews9.com
EAST GREENBUSH, NY -- "Tomorrow Karen would have been 40 years old," said Bill Dikant. He remembers it like it was yesterday.
 

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