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Not Without Our Daughters: Lambada Women Fight Infanticide and Child Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, asia, India, Lambada, child trafficking, infanticide )

Naoko
- 5 hours ago - ipsnews.net
Lambada women, who never went to school, now keep vigil over young girls in the community. When a child stays away from the classroom for too long, they sound the alarm against possible child labour or trafficking. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS
12 Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup
World  (tags: freedoms, ethics, humans, society, safety, corruption, rights, government, illness, food, health, prevention, protection, disease, diet, humans, risks, safety, GeneticEngineering, world, usa, africa, asia, europe, society )

Kevin
- 2 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
The article suggests ways to fight GMOs, while the image I included suggests where the protests should really occur.
Crucified Again: Persecution of Christians Becomes More Widespread
World  (tags: world, Christians, Christianity, Muslims, Islam, africa, asia, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence )

Penny
- 7 days ago - speroforum.com
Approximately 100,000 Christians die every year because of their faith. One thousand Nigerian churches destroyed in 2014.
Freed South Korean Slaves Now Face Misery in Homeless Shelters; Some Consider Going Back
World  (tags: violence, asia, humanrights, slave labor, South Korea, disabled, trapped )

Naoko
- 19 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
MOKPO, SOUTH KOREA - Life as a salt-farm slave was so bad that Kim Jong-seok sometimes fantasized about killing the owner who beat him daily. But freedom, he says, has been worse.
A Decade After Tsunami, Asia's Shattered Coasts Are On The Mend
World  (tags: world, society, asia, politics, GoodNews )

Cal
- 32 days ago - npr.org
Thailand's ever-hungry tourists ensured that the shattered restaurants, go-go bars and and t-shirt shacks in Phuket were quickly rebuilt, most of them farther up from the pounding surf than they'd been in their previous incarnations.
More Than 120 People, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan School Attack
World  (tags: politics, violence, world, asia, death, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 42 days ago - globalpost.com
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, taking hundreds of students and teachers hostage in the bloodiest insurgent attack in the country in years
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 78 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 107 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: children, asia, humanrights, Girls' Education, Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize )

Naoko
- 108 days ago - mainichi.jp
The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education."
Guarantee Citizens a Fair and Impartial Election - ForceChange
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, asia, china, Hong Kong, protests )

Naoko
- 113 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President of China, Xi Jinping Goal: Guarantee a fair and impartial election in Hong Kong and grant citizens the right to protest
Al Qaeda Hopes to Exploit the Plight of Myanmar's Embattled Muslims
World  (tags: world, politics, religion, Myanmar AlQaeda, Rohingya, Buddhists, violence, asia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 133 days ago - globalpost.com
But the terror group is bound to worsen their woes.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: world, asia, humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, trafficking )

Rose
- 134 days ago - forcechange.com
get: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi Goal: Stop the trafficking of brides in IndiaThere is a skewered ratio of men and women in India, and that is because of a disturbing social preference of males over females
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 143 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 148 days ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
China Targets Ordinary Uighurs With Beards, Burkas
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, humanrights, Uighur, burkas, beards, restrictions )

Naoko
- 154 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The personal matter of facial hair has taken on heavy political overtones in the Uighur heartland. Also proscribed are certain types of women's headscarves, veils and "jilbabs," loose, full-length garments worn in public.
 

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