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Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Oppose Extreme Anti-Protest Legislation in Spain - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, terrorism, world, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, government )

Beverly
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
The Spanish government claims that the bill will help ensure public security, but opponents say that it is a clear threat to freedom of speech and limits freedom of expression.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join the Global Movement to Ensure That Development Respects Human Rights
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, UnitedNations, politics, society, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Cal
- 10 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The cost of not sufficiently managing human rights risks in development projects is huge. Real human lives are at stake.
Tell the President of Iran: Halt Execution of Blogger - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, terrorism )

Beverly
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
Tell the Prime Minister of India: Stop Forced Institutionalization of Disabled Women - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, women, abuse, world, politics )

Beverly
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop forcibly locking away women and girls with disabilities.
TAKE ACTION: Stop Murdering the Palestinians.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Dimitris
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
There is still work to be done...
Demand Justice for Detained Protesters
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, politics, conflict, freedoms, violence, world, terrorism )

Beverly
- 19 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure that eleven detained protesters in Mexico have access to legal representation and medical care and are safe from torture.
Make Preventing Violence Against Women An International Priority: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: world, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, terrorism, women's rights )

Beverly
- 19 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Women and girls bear the brunt of insecurity and remain particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation and violence.
Stop Wartime Sexual Violence: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, violence, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, death, conflict, government )

Beverly
- 20 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Tell the UN to address the ever-growing problem of sexual crimes during civil unrest.
Egyptians Take to the Streets After Hosni Mubarak Acquitted for 2011 Protester Deaths
World  (tags: egypt, world, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 20 days ago - globalpost.com
Protesters flock to Tahrir Square three years after a revolution removed the president from power.
TAKE ACTION NOW! 40,000 Maasai Nomads Are Being Kicked Off Their Ancestral Land By a Luxury Safari Company.
World  (tags: corporate land grabl africa, indigenous righs, native rights, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, world, society, conflict )

Cal
- 25 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sen. Reid: Protect Children From Human Trafficking
World  (tags: UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN, CHILD TRAFFICKING, usa, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 26 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Since last October, U.S. border patrol has apprehended more than 52,000 unaccompanied children fleeing extreme violence from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 26 days ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
This Cycle of Death Will Only Continue
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, israel, middle-east, palestine, house demolitions, violation of International Laws )

Eleonora
- 27 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
The escalating cycle of tensions in recent weeks, Israeli settlements expansion, murderous attacks by both Israelis and Palestinians, and reprisal demolitions of Palestinian homes may well escalate into something much more vicious and terrible.
AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 39 days ago - greenleft.org.au
About 300 Aboriginal people and supporters from around NSW rallied against legislation being pushed through state parliament that threatens the land rights of coastal Aboriginal communities.
 

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