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Make Cities Safer for Girls PETITION
World  (tags: humans, girls, women, violence, protection, cities, safety )

Anna
- 82 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This October, the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development is enacting a New Urban Agenda. Stand with Plan International in calling on the needs of girls to be included in this agenda.
Palestinian Girls Pose An Existential Threat to Israel...
World  (tags: Israel, occupation, illegal, settlement, imprisonment, jailed, Palestinian, children, girls, minors, due, process )

Sam
- 239 days ago - miamiherald.com
Israel imprisoned a 12-year-old Palestinian girl after she confessed to planning a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement. Her imprisonment exposed the dual legal system in the West Bank.
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Islam, Muslims, slavery, girls, women, rape, slaves, children, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war )

Gillian
- 440 days ago - walkfree.org
On March 2015, the OHCHR released a report on ISIS crimes in Iraq, and one of the recommendations was for the situation to be referred to the International Criminal Court. This is important progress, and we need to keep the pressure on until the Secur
Dad Lets Daughter Drown in Dubai So She's Not Dishonored By Male Lifeguards Touch
World  (tags: Dubai, children, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, women, girls, HumanRights )

Gillian
- 478 days ago - nydailynews.com
The father preferred she drown rather than be dishonored by getting touched by male rescuers, reports Emirates 24 News. Lt. Col. Ahmed Burqibah, deputy director of the Dubai polices search and rescue team, confirmed the incident happened.
ISIS Fighters Widely Believe Raping Children Is a Prayer to God
World  (tags: Islamic State, rape, girls, children, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, terrorism, violence )

Gillian
- 479 days ago - christianpost.com
IS has heavily targeted both Christians and Yazidis in its conquest of territory in Iraq and Syria, and according to community leaders is still holding captive at least 3,144 Yazidis.
ISIS Executes 19 Girls for Refusing to Have Sex With Fighters
World  (tags: Islamic State, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, terrorism, violence, children, girls, women, slaves, Islam, Muslims )

Gillian
- 489 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters as UN envoy reveals how sex slaves are peddled like barrels of petrol ISIS published price list of captured Yazidi, Christian sex slaves last year
Stop Child Marriage and Sexual Initiation Practices
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, girls, petiton, child marriages )

Rose
- 493 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique and President Edgar Lungu of Zambia Goal: Put an end to abusive sexual initiation practices and help protect young girls from child marriage
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Must Be Allowed a Life-Saving Abortion
World  (tags: Paraguay, women, girls, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 578 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother's request, Paraguayan authorities have denied her access to a safe abortion.
Nigeria Says It's Rescued Nearly 300 Women and Girls From Boko Haram | Mother Jones
World  (tags: Nigeria, girls, rescue, Boko Haram )

Kathryn
- 588 days ago - motherjones.com
Two-hundred girls and 93 women have been rescued from a Boko Haram stronghold in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces said Tuesday.
How Two French Girls Were Lured to Jihad Online
World  (tags: conflict, violence, jihad, France, syria, girls, terrorism )

Naoko
- 786 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, FRANCE - On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf.
Stop Female Feticide and Bride Buying
World  (tags: war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Girls, ACTION PLEASE, Bride buying )

Rose
- 964 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Goal: Stop female feticide and bride buying In the rural areas of India, many families prefer boys over girls, and this preference has resulted in a staggering number of female feticid
The Disturbing Truth About Forced Child Weddings Around The World ACTION
World  (tags: children, girls, future women, family, culture, humanrights, freedoms, abuse )

Nancy
- 1004 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
South Asia Afghan Government to Rewrite 'Anti-Women' Law
World  (tags: humanrights, Karzai, law, women, girls, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 1021 days ago - aljazeera.com
Just one week after you took Action on our Urgent Alert calling on Afghan President Karzai not to sign the new criminal code that threatened the safety and security of Afghan women and girls into law, we're happy to tell you that your voice was heard!
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 1026 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.
One Billion Rising
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, violence, society, freedoms, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 1027 days ago - onebillionrising.org
It is time to recognize that violence against women and girls is and remains a major political challenge of the 21st century, alongside racial, economic and gender tyranny.
 

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