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One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 316 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) would coordinate and improve existing U.S. foreign assistance efforts to stop this global crisis.
Demand Transparency at Sexual Assault Crimes Panel ACTION US
World  (tags: cover-up, sexual assault in military, usa, military, humanrights, crime )

Nancy
- 328 days ago - secure3.convio.net
While the panel provides transcripts of the meetings, the public is kept out of the process. A series of scandals, one which led to the retirement of the head of the military's Sexual Assault Prevention Office, have shaken the public's confidence in the-
Nigeria Allegedly Had Four Hour Warning Before School Girls Were Kidnapped
World  (tags: humanrights, Nigeria, school girls, crime, Boko Haram, kidnapping )

Nancy
- 232 days ago - inquisitr.com
Amnesty International is now saying that two senior officials in Nigeria's armed forces have confirmed the military's being aware of the planned attack ...reports are now stating that there may be a peace negotiation in the works that could bring the...
A Lesbian Sentenced to Death ACTION
World  (tags: family, humanrights, Nigeria, UK, discrimination, crime, murder )

Nancy
- 255 days ago - allout.org
May has the power - and the responsibility - to stop the Home Office from deporting Aderonke until they can be sure everyone's being treated fairly and humanely.
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
- 208 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.
Peru: MáXima Vs. the U.S. Mining Conglomerate ACTION
World  (tags: Yanacocha, corporate corruption, human rights, violence, money, crime )

Nancy
- 114 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
On the 5th of August, Acuña was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison on a charge of squatting and ordered to pay the equivalent of $2,000 in damages to Yanacocha. The court also ordered the eviction of her family with immediate effect.
Stop the Poaching of South African Rhinos - Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhinos, Poaching, Crime, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Humans, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 322 days ago - forcechange.com
If something is not done soon to curb the rampant poaching of the rhinoceros, then extinction is inevitable. Government complicity, poverty, and nefarious organized crime interests (mostly from Asian countries eg Vietnam) all fuel the poaching trade.
Why Are the Cities of the World Deciding to Bail Out of Hosting the Olympics?
World  (tags: Olympics, public funds, Brazil 2014 World Cup, Sports mega events, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, europe, ethics, government, HumanRights, news, politics, society, violence, world )

Betsy
- 200 days ago - money.cnn.com
The process of awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics is in disarray after two leading contenders pulled out amid growing concern over cost overruns, the use of public funds and corruption. Krakow and Stockholm bow out moved by popular choice.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 317 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 317 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
Malaysian Plane Downing: Will It Change Course of Ukraine Conflict?
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict in Ukraine, tragic plane crash, crime, violence, news, war, interesting )

Cal
- 163 days ago - csmonitor.com
The downing of a Malaysian passenger plane by a suface-to-air missile over rebel-held Ukraine would seem to be a game-changer in the conflict. But security analysts hold out little expectation that will be the case
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
- 284 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.
Stop Bride-Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, bride kidnapping, freedoms, Asia, Kyrgyzstan, crime, world )

Nancy
- 334 days ago - forcechange.com
Though bride-kidnapping is outlawed, the Country Report for Human Rights Practice states that as many as 12,000 cases of bride-kidnappings occur each year in Kyrgyzstan, sometimes with girls as young as 14. Any attempts at rejecting the marriage or...
Make Rhino Poaching a Felony in Mozambique in Africa - Via Force Change
World  (tags: Wild Animals, Rhino, Humans, Poaching, Crime, Killing, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 322 days ago - forcechange.com
A large number of the poachers and dealers of rhino horns are based in Mozambique. Poachers cross the border with semi-automatic weapons, endangering not only this remarkable species, but dedicated game rangers as well but only receive minimum punishment.
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
 

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