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Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, Patricia Arquette, USA, women, women's rights, equal pay, society, culture, celebrity, arts, ethics, government, family, media, freedoms, activists, news, interesting, rights, law )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America," she said to a strong show of support from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Equal Pay This Valentine's Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, society, politics, women, equal pay for equal work, women's rights, law, government, news, rights )

Cal
- 64 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
This ValentineâEUR(TM)s Day, thereâEUR(TM)s something women want more than roses, diamonds, and candy. It can be found in their own walletsâEUR"or rather, it should be.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Combating the Scourge of Sexual Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: college rape, survivors, responsiblity, law, women's rights, college law enforcement, government, ethics, culture, americans, education, police, rights, crime )

Cal
- 82 days ago - cbsnews.com
This Spring, the Association of American Universities plans to question 800,000 college students about the problem of sexual assault on campus.
OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 146 days ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
Syria Region Defies ISIS, Issues Women's Rights Decree
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, Syria, ISIS, Kurds, Christians, religion, Yazidis )

Beatrice
- 156 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
Officials in a predominantly Kurdish province of northeastern Syria have issued a women's rights decree, monitors said on Sunday, in an apparent rebuke to the hardline views of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents who have advanced in the
British-Iranian Volleyball Prisoner Moved to Notorious Murderers' Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: saria law, women's rights, Iran, imprisonment, activist )

Beatrice
- 156 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Ghoncheh Ghavami, the young Iranian women rights activist jailed for attempting to enter a men-only stadium to watch a volleyball match, has been transferred to a high security prison in south Tehran that holds criminals, according to opposition website
Turkish (Islamist) Deputy PM: Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, immodesty, Turkey, Bulent Arinc, women's rights, laughing, protest )

Beth
- 249 days ago - clarionproject.org
Bülent Arınç said today that women should refrain from laughing in public, because it's immodest. In response to Arınç's remarks, hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on social media platforms.
George Takei: What If Hobby Lobby Was Run By Muslims Imposing Sharia Law on Workers?
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, society, women's rights, Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS, freedoms, religion, media )

Carrie
- 288 days ago - rawstory.com
Former Star Trek actor George Takei blasted Monday's decision by the Supreme Court allowing the craft store Hobby Lobby to opt out of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
HGTV Calls Off Show Starring Twins Who Hate Gays, Muslims, Divorce, and Public Schools (TEXT, AUDIO, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, HGTV, LGBT rights, women's rights, family, ethics, religion, society, news )

Carrie
- 345 days ago - rawstory.com
HGTV abruptly called off a new reality show featuring twin brothers who have organized prayer rallies against LGBT and reproductive rights and compared same-sex marriage to Nazi German.
Please Sign: No More Jail Time for Marissa Alexander!
Society & Culture  (tags: Marissa Alexander, Angela Corey, Florida, Stand Your Ground, Warning Shot, Presumption of Innocence, triple sentence considered by prosecutio, domestic abuse, women's rights, discrimination, violence )

Susan
- 408 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
After all that domestic abuse victim Marissa Alexander has been through, Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey now wants to make her serve three consecutive sentences for firing a warning shot out of fear of her abusive husband. Vindictive and Cruel!
Help Me Get Justice! Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: stop domestic violence, women's rights, violence, crime, protect women, protect children, abusive relationships )

Barb
- 466 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Dianne Lynn Elko-Eakin has written a petition to stop Domestic Violence. We need to sign for women's rights, we need to protect women when the law will not.
The World's Worst Punishment for Rape? - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, gang rape, punishment, crime, investigation, women's rights, Kenya )

Judith
- 477 days ago - avaaz.org
16 year old Liz was walking home from her grandfather's funeral when she was ambushed by six men who took turns raping her and then threw her unconscious body down a 6-meter toilet pit. Their punishment? Police had them mow their station lawn
Please Sign: Tell States to Change So-Called Fetal Protection Laws That Imprison Pregnant Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pregnant women, prenatal protection laws, rights violations, imprisonment of pregnant women, human rights, women's rights, Wisconsisn, South Dakota, Minnesota, Oklahoma )

Susan
- 539 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Alicia Beltran of Jackson Wisconsin wanted to do what's best for her unborn child. But that goal got her arrested. During a prenatal visit she told her doctor about a past addiction she'd overcome. Even though her tests were good, she was punished anyway.
Dr. Qanta Ahmed on the Situation of Women in Saudi Arabia: Study Found Mentally Retarded Women Used as Baby Factory   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, mentally retarded women, baby factories, abuse, women's rights )

Beth
- 550 days ago - youtube.com
The human slave, who cannot drive, who cannot travel without male permission, who cannot even shop for groceries without a male guardian. Women who have no male relative have extremely difficult circumstances. Any male, even a small 4 year old, has
 

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