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New Zealand: Provide Real Protection for Domestic Violence Victims - PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Domestic Violence, women's rights, children's rights, New Zealand, petition to sign )

Jane
- 89 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Urgent action is needed to stop domestic violence offenders and provide real protection for victims of domestic violence.Having a protection order should mean immediate help for victims to keep safe, and using the full force of the law to stop offenders.
Saudi Arabia Adopts First Law to Criminalize Domestic Violence
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, domestic violence, law, women, children, good news, society, culture, human rights, government, crime, news )

Carrie
- 388 days ago - rawstory.com
The law, approved by the cabinet on Monday, is aimed at protecting people from "all forms of abuse" and offering them shelter as well as "social, psychological, and medical aid," according to its text.
On World's First International Day or the Girl Child, UN Calls for End to Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, freedoms, humanrights, UnitedNations, girls, child marriage, abuse, slavery, domestic violence, DV, International Day of the Girl Child )

Naoko
- 708 days ago - un.org
"Girls who are forced to marry are committed to being in slavery-like marriage for the rest of their lives. Girls who are victims of servile marriages experience domestic servitute, sexual slavery and suffer from violations to their right to health, >>
UK: Domestic Violence Affects One Million Children
World  (tags: world, humanrights, domestic violence, wrong, europe )

Rose
- 908 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
New report shows that the scale of the problem has grown by almost a quarter in 10 years Almost a million children in Britain are affected by domestic violence, either as victims or witnesses, a new study says.
ACTION ALERT: Domestic Abuse Begins Well Before The First Punch! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: domestic violence, crimes, women, legalisation, humanrights )

Simone
- 1109 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations recently criticized United States policy on violence against women, indicating it does not go far enough to adequately protect women's human rights.
ACTION ALERT: Help End Violence Against Women ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
World  (tags: women, violence, domestic violence, legalisation, protections )

Simone
- 1451 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In her lifetime, approximately one in three women around the world will suffer violence simply because she is a woman. Sex trafficking, rape during times of war and domestic violence are destructive forces not just for women, but for entire communities.
In One Nigerian Kingdom, Only Women May Rule
World  (tags: Africa, Nigeria, Women, Queen Hajiya Haidzatu Ahmed, ruler, Kumbwada kingdom, domestic violence, Interesting, strange, changed roles, curse? )

Marta
- 1625 days ago - latimes.com
The only female ruler in Islamic northern Nigeria is Queen Hajiya Haidzatu Ahmed of the kingdom Kumbwada, where a curse supposedly strikes dead any man seeking the throne. "Women are the rulers and they rule as effectively as men, sometimes even better".
   

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