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Indigenous Activists in Seattle Launch a "Stop Disenrollment" Campaign
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights, tribal politics, politics, culture, society, ethics, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thestranger.com
A group of indigenous activists based in Seattle launched an online campaign against tribal disenrollmentâEUR"the process by which tribal governments eject their own tribal membersâEUR"today
Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, Human Rights, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Nations, Women's Rights )

Lynn
- 3 days ago - politicsplus.org
A 27/11/2012 press release by Amnesty International UK said: The adoption yesterday of a resolution against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UN General AssemblyâEUR(TM)s human rights committee is a major boost to âEUR¦end to the abusive practice, âEUR¦
PETITION - Arrest Pro-Rape Blogger Who Organized Rape Attacks Across World
Society & Culture  (tags: blogging, rape victim defense, prevention of sexual abuse, rape crimes, misogyny, crime and punishment, sexual assaults, propaganda, bad behaviour, protection of the vulnerable, ethics )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
A blogger named Daryush Valizadeh, better known as Roosh V, reportedly organized pro-rape meetings across the world. His website, "Return of Kings," displayed a list of the countries and where the meetings were to be held. There were expected to be...
PETITION: Public Prosecutor Appeal This Ridiculously Sentence for Killing a Child
Society & Culture  (tags: child, death, crime, safety, society, violence, dishonesty, ethics, children, sadness, rights )

MonikaBUS
- 7 days ago - change.org
Regardless of race, colour or creed - he killed an innocent 9 year old human being in a hit and run last year while high on drugs and gets 6 months home detention.
PETITION : South Africa : STOP 'CORRECTIVE RAPE'
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, abuse, culture, dishonesty, ethics, women, violence, world, sadness, rights, humans )

MonikaBUS
- 7 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: Nominate Abdul Sattar Edhi for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, humans, interesting, philanthropy, ethics, children )

MonikaBUS
- 7 days ago - change.org
Abdul Sattar Edhi is one of the most famous and well-respected people in Pakistan a philanthropist, social activist and humanitarian.He has dedicated his life to helping others and his fleet of free ambulances have become a common feature of everyday...
FlintâEUR(TM)s Poisoned Water, Slavery & Human Experimentation: Black History Month for Natives Read More at Http://Indiancountrytoda
Society & Culture  (tags: Africans, ancestry, black history month, culture, education, DNA, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, Indians, interesting, Dr. Martin Luther King, racism, rights, society )

Rosemary
- 10 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
I grew up a Native kid in largely Native communities with a Native mom, Native dad and Native siblings. My standard of coolness was pow-wow dancers and Native basketball playersâEUR"I loved all the manifestations of everyday Nativeness around, both good
PETITION - Stop Florida From Banning Abortions
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, Family Planning, Womens Rights, wrong priorities, wrong punishment, ethics, rape victims, Health issues, unwanted pregnancies, preservation, protection of the vulnerable )

Sabine
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Florida lawmakers are pushing forward two anti-abortion bills, one which makes performing an abortion or operating an abortion clinic a first-degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a second bill which places new requirements on...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Child Slavery at the Super Bowl
Society & Culture  (tags: Super Bowl, child slavery, ethics, children, law, society, rights, violence, humans, child, health )

Cal
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Save children from being sold into the vile human trafficking industry at the Super Bowl
PETITION - Stop the Desecration of Native American Burial Grounds
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American Rights, Native American Culture, Sacred Lands, Burial Grounds, respect, compassion, ethics, mining companies, desecration, excavation, politics, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
A mining company in Wisconsin is currently planning to excavate sacred burial sites so that they can reach a natural resource believed to exist beneath the mounds and graves.
President Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, goodnews, government )

Phyllis
- 15 days ago - nbc12.com
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, President Barack Obama announced Monday he's banning solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system.
Petition : End Acid Sale - Make Love Not Scars
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, dishonesty, violence, women, world, society, rights, law, government )

MonikaBUS
- 15 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.
PETITION - Applaud Stricter Penalties for Acid Attack Perpetrators
Society & Culture  (tags: stricter penalties, Acid Attack Victim, acid attac prepetrators, prosecution, personal injury, punishment, harsh sentences, protection laws, rights, society )

Sabine
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
New legislation to protect women against brutal acid attacks has been introduced in Colombia. The law will close a legal loophole that classified acid attacks as "personal injuries," which allowed the perpetrators of these attacks to get away with...
PETITION - Drop Charges Against Man Who Tried to Save Dogs From Burning Home
Society & Culture  (tags: animal rescuer, burning home, Saving Dogs, justice system, drop of charges, compassion for animals, wrong punishment, rights )

Sabine
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Wendell Joyner was arrested in Brevard County after he allegedly rushed into his burning home to rescue his three dogs. Firefighters tried to restrain him, but he reportedly made repeated attempts to enter his home. He was not successful, but...
You Can Support Tibetans...
Society & Culture  (tags: Tibet, ICT )

Apolonia
- 18 days ago - savetibetstore.org
Support International Campaign for Tibet and get a copy of this lovely 2016 calendar with photos from Galen Rowell and comments by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on each photo. Calendar includes a complimentary photo of the His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
 

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