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Islamic State Beheads Two Women in Syria for 'Witchcraft and Sorcery'
World  (tags: violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, middle-east, Human Rights, women, executions, news, freedoms, death, ethics, corruption, crime, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
The extremist group has become infamous for gruesome executions and mass killings, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the two women were the first female civilians to be beheaded by IS.
History In The Making! Female Genital Mutilation Has Been Banned In Nigeria!
World  (tags: world, women, society, safety, protection, prevention, humans, health, abuse, Female Genital Mutilation, nigeria )

Darren
- 16 days ago - higherperspectives.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s most profound human rights violations is the act of female genital mutilation. The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act of 2015 in Nigeria, recently signed by president Goodluck Jonathan, puts a swift end to FGM
Ensure That Mothers and Babies Everywhere Can Survive and Thrive ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, humanrights, health, women, children, world, ethics )

Beverly
- 48 days ago - globalcitizen.org
Urge the G7 leaders to do their part to help ensure that mothers and newborns can survive and thrive.
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Must Be Allowed a Life-Saving Abortion
World  (tags: Paraguay, women, girls, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 55 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother's request, Paraguayan authorities have denied her access to a safe abortion.
Release Women Jailed for Dancing Near War Memorial: ForceChange
World  (tags: civil liberties, freedom, Russia, women )

Kathryn
- 66 days ago - forcechange.com
Three Russian women were arrested recently for dancing near a WWII memorial in Novorossiysk, Russia. According to sources, the women were twerking during a dance which they filmed for a music video. The song they were dancing to is âEURoeTouch You Tonight.:
Time for a Woman: United Nations It Has Been 70 Years, Elect a Female Secretary-General ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, UnitedNations, world, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, women )

Beverly
- 72 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Help us make equality reality at the highest global levels. Join our campaign for a woman UN Secretary-General in 2016.
Uniting Christian and Muslim Women in Nigeria Is Imperative to Build a Bridge Toward Peace
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, society, africa, women, religion, news )

Cal
- 100 days ago - globalpost.com
Building alliances across religious differences means forgiving and loving an enemy.
Syrians Mark Women's Day Underground in Idlib Cellar
World  (tags: Syria, Middle East, Bashar al-Assad, Women, International Womens Day )

Brian
- 116 days ago - aljazeera.com
About 150 women take part in event honouring female leaders of protest movement, as war rages across country.
John Lennon - Woman (Lyrics English/Spanish)   video
World  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, women's rights, women, Equal rights )

MmAWAY
- 116 days ago - youtube.com
Hope I can get this here, from me to you today! This was done in 2010 I had another one, but really like this! Hugs...Now we need to be paid more than MEN PERIOD!
International Women's Day: Inequality in Charts
World  (tags: Women, World, International Women's Day, Gallup survey, statistics, charts, data, inequality )

Judy
- 117 days ago - usnews.com
Worldwide, a Gallup survey analyzing such factors as law and order, food and shelter, work, economics, health and daily experiences found that more than one in four women are doing well enough to be considered "thriving." By contrast, 2 billion women...
Rights Group: Palestinian Teen Imprisoned By Israeli Military Court to Deter Student Protest
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Israel, Palestine, crime, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics, government, corruption, ethics, interesting, society, culture, dishonesty, safety, women )

Carrie
- 129 days ago - electronicintifada.net
When KhattabâEUR(TM)s lawyer requested that his client be released on bail so she can continue her university studies, the military court judge claimed that the teen had committed a dangerous crime and that other Palestinians would not be deterred if she ...
A Rabbi Puts Catholic Priests to Shame
World  (tags: rabbi, professor, Jewish, ritual, naked, women, voyeurism, charged, guilty, synagogue, voyeurism, hidden, cameras )

Sam
- 133 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A prominent rabbi whose congregation included the likes of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman was charged with 52 counts of voyeurism. He pleaded guilty to the charges.
Nigeria's Forgotten Massacre: 2,000 Slaughtered By Boko Haram, But the West Is Failing to Help
World  (tags: children, corruption, crime, society, violence, world, women, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, humanrights, violence, crime, terrorism )

Hilary
- 171 days ago - independent.co.uk
What horrors continue in Nigeria, and yet not only does the West fail to help, the Western media fails to remember. This brief story serves as a small reminder of vast terror and mayhem especially at the hands of Islamist extremists Boko Haram.
For Yazidi Women, Escaping ISIS Doesn't Mean The Ordeal Is Over
World  (tags: women, Yazidi women, ISIS, sexual atrocities, society, culture, middle east, iraq, world )

Cal
- 204 days ago - npr.org
The Yazidis, a small ethno-religious minority concentrated in Iraq's north, already were a conservative, insular community. Now, families are torn between empathy for the suffering women and generations of tribal codes of honor that have never faced such
Tell the Prime Minister of India: Stop Forced Institutionalization of Disabled Women - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, women, abuse, world, politics )

Beverly
- 209 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop forcibly locking away women and girls with disabilities.
 

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