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Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

Nancy
- 29 days ago - dailykos.com
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 312 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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Godiva: No Child Labor
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', CHILD LABOR, child labor, Godiva, politics )

Cal
- 58 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Please sign our letter to Godiva and Ülker, and their parent company, Yıldız Holding, asking them to purchase cocoa beans that have been made without child labor.
TAK ACTION NOW! Help the Children of Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, syria, Refugees&Relief, children, middle-east, news, society )

Cal
- 345 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.
The Disturbing Truth About Forced Child Weddings Around The World ACTION
World  (tags: children, girls, future women, family, culture, humanrights, freedoms, abuse )

Nancy
- 288 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
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
- 358 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-->
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
- 201 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.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 66 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
The Lost Children: France Takes Stock of Growing Jihadist Problem
World  (tags: children, extremism, jihadists, Syria, radical Islam, world, society, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 42 days ago - spiegel.de
More than 1,000 young people from France have joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, more than from any other European country.
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
- 277 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
- 298 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
- 151 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congratulate Malala Yousafzai for Her Nobel Peace Prize!
World  (tags: Nobel Prize, Malala, education, children, GoodNews, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 69 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On October 10, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her incredible work to support education for all young people in her home country of Pakistan and around the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Child Refugees in Thailand - ForceChange
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, freedoms, news, world, government, ethics, humanrights )

Cal
- 344 days ago - forcechange.com
Provide shelters for children escaping from Burma, and terminate dangerously unsanitary trafficking camps
TAKE ACTION NOW! Frances Fitzgerald, Irish Minister for Justice and Equality: A Full Gardaí Investigation Into the Mass Grave
World  (tags: children, death, politics, government, ethics, crime, world )

Cal
- 196 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Join the call for an judicial investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 796 children whose bodies lie in a mass grave in Tuam, Co Galway. understand The children died while they were in the custody of the Bon Secours Sisters between a
 

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