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Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 217 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Afghan women have been fighting for equal rights and protection under the law, and they are in imminent danger of losing their hard won gains. Please stand with Equality Now and our partner, Women for Afghan Women, in urgently calling on President Karzai
TAK ACTION NOW! Help the Children of Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, syria, Refugees&Relief, children, middle-east, news, society )

Cal
- 250 days ago - aworldatschool.org
Over the past months, tens of thousands of people have signed the A World at School petition - and pledged more than $1million - in support of our plan to get 400,000 Syrian refugee children back to school.
Why Do Conservatives Hate Pope Francis So Much? Just Read These 20 Quotes
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, Pope Francics )

Kit
- 277 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Since becoming the newest pontiff on March 13, 2013, Pope Francis has had a lot to say. His words are literally moving the Catholic Church from what has been a right-wing dominated institution toward a more liberal one.
OUTRAGEOUS! The Bodies of Nearly 800 Babies Have Been Found Buried at a Former Home for Unwed Mothers in Ireland
World  (tags: world, death, children, society, violence, outrageous, ethics, crime )

Cal
- 106 days ago - globalpost.com
The children were likely buried in secret in a concrete tank alongside the St. Mary's Mother and Baby Home, which was run by nuns in Tuam, Galway for a period of 36 years. The home closed in 1961.
The Disturbing Truth About Forced Child Weddings Around The World ACTION
World  (tags: children, girls, future women, family, culture, humanrights, freedoms, abuse )

Nancy
- 192 days ago - takepart.com
"They have very high hopes for the future. They dream of being doctors. They dream of being pilots," said Agnes Odhiambo, a researcher at HRW's Women's Rights Division, "but the environment in which they live in does not always enable those dreams to come
Sahara Desert Deaths: 92 Migrants Perish in Niger After Vehicle Breakdowns
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, politics, death, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news )

Cal
- 320 days ago - cnn.com
Stranded in the unforgiving expanses of Niger's Sahara Desert after their vehicles broke down, scores of people, almost all of them women and children, slowly died of thirst.
Map: How 35 Countries Compare on Child Poverty (the U.S. Is Ranked 34th)
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, politics, society, violence )

Kit
- 262 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A new report by the United Nations Children's Fund, on the well-being of children in 35 developed nations, turned up some alarming statistics about child poverty. More than one in five American children fall below a relative poverty line-->
India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria on Slavery's List of Shame, Says Report
World  (tags: slavery, slavery report, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, society, usa, news, children, government, ethics )

Cal
- 334 days ago - cnn.com
A new report claiming to be the most comprehensive look at global slavery says 30 million people are living as slaves around the world.
Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales
World  (tags: Climate Change, children, conflict, government, politics, typhoon, weather )

Kit
- 312 days ago - sploid.gizmodo.com
Writing for Quartz, meteorologist Eric Holthaus says that the super typhoon Haiyan about to hit the Philippines is the worst storm he has ever seen.
Stop Child Marriage in Iran
World  (tags: children, ethics, iran, violence )

Teresa
- 342 days ago - forcechange.com
This law would legalize and even normalize sexually abusive behavior toward children- quite the opposite of its declared intent. Your signature will demand that Iran's Guardian Council reject this bill from passing into legislation.
Syria, and Its Refugees, Brace for the Freezing Cold
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, society, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, death, children, news )

Cal
- 274 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
In a devastating war that has already taken over 100,000 lives, survivors now face a miserable winter. Snow blanketed Syria this week, and bombed-out houses offer little protection.
Islamic Teacher Who Sexually Abused Girl, 11, as He Taught Her the Koran Spared Jail Because His Wife Doesn't Speak English Rea
World  (tags: crime, children, Islam )

Stan
- 182 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
AN Islamic teacher who repeatedly molested a terrified girl of 11 as he taught her the Koran has escaped a jail sentence because his wife's English is so bad.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Charity for Helping Syrian Children - ForceChange
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, politics, world, Syrian conflict, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, goodnews )

Cal
- 202 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud SOS Children's Villages for its effort to provide Syrian children with warm clothing
Israel - Palestine: This Is How It Ends - Petition
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, war, economic pressure, children, petition )

Dandelion
- 56 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
As a new round of violence kicks off in Israel-Palestine and more children are killed, it's not enough just to call for another ceasefire. It's time to take definitive non-violent action to end this decades long nightmare.
Equality Is Nat a Game! Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia Petition!!!
World  (tags: violence, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, politics, interesting, government, humans, law, ethics, culture, crime, children, world, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Robert
- 326 days ago - secure.hrw.org
A Russian law passed this year punishes LGBT persons, and anyone who speaks on their behalf in front of children. Join Human Rights Watch in demanding that 2014 are not the Olympics of hate.
 

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