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Pakistan Moves to Outlaw Domestic Violence
World  (tags: world, middle-east, pakistan, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 1847 days ago - google.com
Pakistan moved towards outlawing domestic violence when lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday that will punish those found guilty of beating women or children with jail terms and fines. The law, passed unanimously, was called a "big day" for Pakistani women.
A Testimony on Female Genital Mutilation in India
World  (tags: FGM, FGC, India, girls, women, human rights, mutilation, abuse )

Lauren
- 2673 days ago - stopfgmc.org
"I hope you will publish this letter to let others know that women suffer greatly from this practice,not only in Africa,but in other countries.Women need to break the silence,support one another in this effort so our daughters will have brighter futures"
Sign Petition: Tell Congress to Help Afghan Girls
World  (tags: world, afghanistan, usa, war, troops, obama, politics, military, government, americans, girls, rights, freedoms, culture, family, education, health, food, protection, medicine, safety )

Tom
- 1884 days ago - thehungersite.com
Schools torched. Classrooms hit with poison gas. Acid thrown in their faces. Girls risk life and limb to learn even as attacks by insurgents mount. You can help: The Afghan Women Empowerment Act would fund educational opportunities and keep them safe.
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 195 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.
Sign Petition: End Domestic Violence in the Muslim World
World  (tags: world, middle-east, sharia, law, africa, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 1847 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Assaults on women and young girls, especially domestic violence, acid attacks, honor killings, FGM and forced marriage that have become a growing problem in some Muslim countries, are barbaric, inhumane and completely contrary to Islamic teachings.
End Violence Against Women ACT NOW!
World  (tags: world, violence, HumanRights, ethics, WOMEN, girls, children'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Lauren
- 2369 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Senator Joseph Biden and Senator Richard Lugar recently introduced bipartisan legislation, called the International Violence Against Women Act (S.2279), which would make ending violence against women a key priority in U.S. foreign assistance programs.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 198 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
Stop Female Feticide and Bride Buying
World  (tags: war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Girls, ACTION PLEASE, Bride buying )

Rose
- 133 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
- 174 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
Sop Violence Against Girls ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
World  (tags: humans, girls, world, freedoms, violence, rights )

Cher Away
- 1424 days ago - planusa.org
Across the world, girls face the double discrimination of their gender and age, leaving them suffering at the bottom of the social ladder. Girls are denied access to health services and education, and also face extremely high levels of violence, abuse,
Back To School in Southern Sudan; Suku's Story - Photo Essay
World  (tags: Girls, Women, education, GoodNews, HumanRights, children )

Lauren
- 2572 days ago - unicef.org
July 2007: One year after the Government of Southern Sudan launched its 'Go To School' initiative, enrolment has increased to 850,000 and more than one-third of all students are girls. To-date, only one per cent of girls have completed primary school but
Say No To The Execution Of Women And Girls Now !
World  (tags: women, girls, executions )


- 2606 days ago - edmontonsun.com
It is time that the world demand and end to the execution of women and girls !
TAKE ACTION: Support Malala Yousufzai's Fight for Girls' Education
World  (tags: women, girls, education, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, world )

Beverly
- 452 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Urge Secretary of State John Kerry to increase advocacy for young Pakistani women's right to safely access education.
Unlock $5.00 for CARE.Org FREE TO YOU!
World  (tags: CARE.org, education, liberation, girls, women, families, epowerment, GOOD NEWS )

Lauren
- 2420 days ago - my.care.org
Click 'visit site' and unlock $5.00 to CARE.org to help educate and empower girls around the world. FREE TO YOU! Then spread the word and tell a friend!
Don't Allow Egypt to Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls ACTION
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, children, girls, marriage, ethics, violence )

Nancy
- 812 days ago - forcechange.com
Egypt is currently debating legislation to change the minimum age for marriage for girls from eighteen to as young as nine years old. This would open up young girls to sexual and physical abuse and erode women's rights in post-revolution Egypt.
 

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