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Activists Demand End to Sex Abuse of Migrant Children in Southern Mexico
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, conflict, news )

Cal
- 358 days ago - latimes.com
The dangers are especially acute for what officials say is a growing number of children and youths who cross into Mexico without adults. Many are kidnapped and made to work as prostitutes, with police and authorities turning a blind eye
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 64 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
Hear Malala Yousafzai at the UN
World  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, education, UN, society, children, world, family, politics )

Nancy
- 267 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
As part of her birthday celebrations, Malala addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, and urged them to use education as a weapon against extremism.
TAK ACTION NOW! Help the Children of Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, syria, Refugees&Relief, children, middle-east, news, society )

Cal
- 97 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
- 124 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.
The Disturbing Truth About Forced Child Weddings Around The World ACTION
World  (tags: children, girls, future women, family, culture, humanrights, freedoms, abuse )

Nancy
- 40 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
- 167 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
- 110 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
- 181 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.
How Famine Killed 133,000 Kids in Somalia
World  (tags: world, politics, africa, hunger, drought, children, death, ethics, Refugees&Relief, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 349 days ago - theweek.com
Experts say the tragedy could have been avoided
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Child Labor in Ghana
World  (tags: humanrights, children, child labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UnitedNations, world, politics, society, ethics, china, interesting, news )

Cal
- 303 days ago - forcechange.com
The process of ending child labor in a nation is always extremely gradual and often times agonizingly slow; however, Ghana is currently in a position to do so. The Ghanaian government has already taken the first step by outlawing child labor. Now it is up
Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales
World  (tags: Climate Change, children, conflict, government, politics, typhoon, weather )

Kit
- 159 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.
TAKE ACTION: SAUDI ARABIA: END CHILD MARRIAGE AND MALE GUARDIANSHIP OVER WOMEN
World  (tags: freedoms, HumanRights, society, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics )

Beverly
- 329 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Urge them to act quickly to raise the minimum marriage age to 18, put an end to the male guardianship system, and ensure appropriate safeguards to guarantee that a woman has a real choice in the timing of her marriage and the selection of her spouse.
Historic Child Abuse Inquiry Opens in Australia
World  (tags: world, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, freedoms, humanrights )

Cal
- 213 days ago - globalpost.com
'Many of the stories we are hearing will shock many people,' Australians are warned at the opening of public hearings on allegations of institutional child abuse.
TAKE ACTION: Free Click to Provide Anti-Malarial Bednets For 100 Families
World  (tags: treatment, risks, safety, children, disease, protection, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world )

Beverly
- 236 days ago - greatergood.com
Your click will help one hundred families sleep free from fear and disease.
 

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