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Incredible Injustice for Indigenous Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, usa, indigenous, Human Rights )

Natasha
- 2211 days ago - go.care2.com
1 in 3 Native American women will be raped in her lifetime. "It is a staggering legacy for women to 'fully expect to be raped,' as one elder stated in the report, because they are Indian."
11 Year-Old Girl Gang Raped By 18 Men. Only 136 Signatures. Please HELP.
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, gang-rape, torture, crime, punishment, society, violence, children, women )

Marta
- 1266 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
I just came across a Disturbing story about an 11 year old girl who was gang raped by at least 18 men. I don't want to hear in a couple of weeks, months or years about how any of these men are being let out for "good behavior".
Stop FGM in Indonesia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, FGM, protection, suffering )

Cher Away
- 155 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In Indonesia, 2 million girls have their clitoris cut every year. The government has signed international conventions banning it, but the cruel practice continues. It'll take a massive outcry to stop girls being mutilated -- together we can do it!
Support the Equal Rights Amendment**TAKE ACTION!!!***PLEASE SIGN!!!***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 1362 days ago - education.change.org
Are you a human being on Planet Earth? Do you believe in fairness and justice? If so then add your name and help this long linglering Bill get passed. What's wrong with Equal Rights? Nothing.
Protect Female Students in Indonesia From Virginity Tests! - PLEASE SIGN!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, freedoms, government, women, rights, politics, religion, ethics )

Monica
- 365 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.
The Standing Proud Project Needs YOUR Help
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, culture, GoodNews, women, men, families, Indigenous Peoples, First Nations, Canada, self reliance, business )

Lauren
- 2368 days ago - givemeaning.com
The Standing Proud Project is an initiative to positively address in a realistic manner some of the serious social issues affecting the First Nation people of Canada.
**TAKE ACTION** Twisted and Cruel: New Mexico Rape Survivors Forced To Contact Attackers For Child Support ** PLEASE SIGN**
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, HUMAN RIGHTS, police, politics, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 665 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thanks to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, women seeking state assistance for babies resulting from rape will soon have to find a way to prove the pregnancy resulted from a sexual assault, narrowing the definition of rape in New Mexico to an almost -->
Clinton Battles Unconscious Bias Against Strong Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, politics, discrimination, gender, gender discrimination, strong leaders, assertive women )

K. A.
- 2387 days ago - mercurynews.com
people discriminate against female leaders because qualities stereotypically associated with women (nurturance) conflict with stereotypically masculine qualities associated with effective leaders (assertiveness)..They achieve success/lose popularity.
Study: Female Vets Especially Vulnerable To Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, news, politics, sadness, safety, society, violence, usa, women )

Hans
- 1361 days ago - npr.org
Around 32,000 people commit suicide in the U.S. each year; 20 percent of those suicides are veterans. Traditionally, when we think of suicide among vets, we think of men. But this week, for the first time, a sizable study was published that looked specif
Native American/Native Alaskan Women Suffer Epidemic Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Women, USA, Alaska, culture, society, americans, crime, ethics, news, rights, safety, violence )

Kat
- 1979 days ago - uprisingradio.org
A Congressional subcommittee held a hearing yesterday featuring testimony by a leading expert on sexual violence against Indigenous women in the U.S. Charon Asetoyer, executive director of the Native Women's Health Resource Center...
Couple Forced to Give Adopted Baby Back to Native American Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: Ojibwe Tribe, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Ethics, Adoption, Children, children, americans, culture, society, child, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, news, rights, women, family, law )

Kat
- 2081 days ago - ksl.com
The mother relinquished custody of Talon 24 hours after his birth, but later changed her mind. A lengthy court battle ensued, and the Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe became involved.
Stop 'Corrective Rape' and Violence Against Lesbian Women in South Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Africa, rape, lesbians, environment )

Cher Away
- 1010 days ago - forcechange.com
Lesbian women in South Africa live in daily fear of being raped and murdered within their own country for being gay. "Corrective rape," when a man rapes a lesbian woman to "cure" her of lesbianism and "set her straight," is a growing problem
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY - 8 MARCH 2008
Society & Culture  (tags: women, activists, society, environment )

Maria
- 2365 days ago - tree-nation.com
Tree-Nation decided to support Women's day by planting a tree for every tree planted for a woman on their site! An original idea for Women's day is to make gift as big as a tree to say how much we care. A way to do 2 good actions at the same time...
What If a Small City Disappeared?
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Canadian Indians, Canadian Native Women, crime, culture, society, ethics, family, humans, interesting, news, rights, sadness, women )

Kat
- 2055 days ago - republicoflakotah.com
If 18,000 women in Canada went missing, would people take notice? The equivalent number of women in terms of Canada's national Aboriginal population has gone missing since 1957. Many were murdered. Few were found alive. A lot are still unaccounted for.
   

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