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PETITION : South Africa : STOP 'CORRECTIVE RAPE'
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, abuse, culture, dishonesty, ethics, women, violence, world, sadness, rights, humans )

Monika
- 114 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Corrective rape the vicious practice of raping lesbians to "cure" their sexuality, is a crisis in South Africa.Millicent Gaika, pictured above, was bound, strangled, and repeatedly raped in an attack last year. NO ONE should have to go through ...
Petition : End Acid Sale - Make Love Not Scars
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, dishonesty, violence, women, world, society, rights, law, government )

Monika
- 122 days ago - makelovenotscars.org
Come, sign the petition to join our cause. It is more urgent than ever before for our Government in India to ban over-the-counter sale of acid.
Not a Game: Sex Trafficking of Children During the Super Bowl PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, crime, humans, Sex trafficking, Super Bowl, rape, sadness, ethics, law, news, police, women )

Marcia
- 127 days ago - notagame.covenanthouse.org
Unless we act now, far too many children will be at risk of being forced to sell sex during one of our country's biggest sporting events of this year.
Acid Attack Survivor Disfigured By An Older Man as a Teenager Is Named the New Face of Indian Fashion Brand Viva N Diva to Help
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, culture, ethics, fashion, goodnews, humans, interesting, society, violence, women )

Rosemary
- 131 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An acid attack survivor who was disfigured by a man she refused to marry has been named as the star of a designer clothing campaign. Laxmi Saa, 26, will model for an Indian clothing label for their campaign called the 'Face of Courage' ....cont....
PETITION - 3 Years Old Australian Toddler at Risk of Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: children, rights, abuse, violence, ethics, child, safety, sadness, women, world )

Monika
- 146 days ago - change.org
A 3 year old Australian citizen urgently needs saving from female genital mutilation (FGM). SheâEUR(TM)s only a little girl - but her West African grandmother is insisting on cutting her genitals to adhere to a traumatic and outdated custom.
End Violence and Gender Inequality: Support Funding for Women's Rights Organisations PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence )

Anna
- 152 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Did you know that 1 in 3 women will face violence in her lifetime? That women account for about two-thirds of the more than 1 billion people globally who live in extreme poverty? Sadly, these shocking statistics are no surprise.
Indigenous Woman in Law Breaks New Ground
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Canada, good news, world, society, politics, government )

Cal
- 154 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, women, violence, Canada, First Nations, human rights, crime, corruption, abuse, law, death, society, politics )

Cal
- 170 days ago - news.vice.com
Speaking in front of representatives of indigenous communities from across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples."
Carrie Fisher Gives The Best Morning Show Interview You'Ll Ever See ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, pets, dogs, Carrie Fisher, movies, TV, society, culture, women, aging, humor, world, humans, news, media )

Carrie
- 172 days ago - digg.com
Fisher appeared in the original Star Wars trilogy as Princess Leia, and will return in the upcoming film. And this interview with her (and her dog) on "Good Morning America" is just great ~ even the film crew can't stop laughing.
The Group of Moms Who Struggle Especially Hard With Daycare
Society & Culture  (tags: family, politics, society, women )

Phyllis
- 173 days ago - msn.com
Census data, however, show a big need: a full 10 percent of preschoolers in a 2011 survey of employed mothers fell into the "self care" category âEUR" meaning the only supervision they received was at school.
Muslim Cleric Says Gender Equality *Un~Islamic,* Women *Fit Only to Deliver Children*
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Islam, Muslims, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society )

Penny
- 178 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Musliar, the chief of All India Sunni Jamiyyathul Ulama, said women have no mental strength and the power to control the universe, which lies in the hands of men. Gender equality is something which is never going to be a reality. It is against Islam
Cal State Long Beach Student Among Those Killed in Paris Terror Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: American student, Paris attacks, sadness, obituary, death, education, violence, family, news, women, safety, society )

Carrie
- 194 days ago - latimes.com
Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old design student from the El Monte area, was part of an international exchange program at the Strate School of Design. She was among 18 Cal State Long Beach students participating in Paris programs.
Tell the Supreme Court: Protect Women's Rights!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, petitions, Supreme Court, SCOTUS )

Freya
- 195 days ago - go.boldpac.com
The Supreme Court has decided to hear Whole Woman's Health v. Cole, a case that threatens Roe v. Wade -- and critical women's health protections.
Israeli Forces Redouble Brutal Efforts to Curtail and Isolate Palestinians' Daily Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, society, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, safety, women, children, education, government, violence, politics, police, law, crime, abuse, sadness )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - palsolidarity.org
On Sunday, 1st Nov. 2015, Israeli forces prevented movement of Palestinians in various areas in al-Khalil (Hebron) that have previously been declared a 'closed military zone'. Violence against school-children and teachers has seen a sharp increase.
Maureen O'Hara, Miracle on 34th Street and Parent Trap Star, Dies at 95 ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, women, movies, entertainment, society, family, humans, sadness, world, celebrity )

Carrie
- 214 days ago - people.com
Maureen O'Hara, the Dublin-born screen beauty whose fiery red hair, green eyes and peaches-and-cream complexion helped to enrich such classics as Miracle on 34th Street and The Parent Trap âEUR" died Saturday in her sleep, her family reported. She was 95.

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