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

Nancy
- 1349 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
- 1365 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
- 1370 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
- 1371 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.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 1374 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
Yemen: End Child Marriages By Enacting and Enforcing a Minimum Age of Marriage Law
World  (tags: women, equality, girls, petitions, Yemen, civil rights, marriage )

Freya
- 1519 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
My message to other parents is that they should not think of marrying their daughters at a young age, girls should go to school. I don't want any girl to suffer as I did. Girls should be educated in order to be able to live happily and in dignity.
Ask the Yemeni Government to End Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: Yemen, Rawan, 8 year old, marriage, Islam, Muslims, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, girls, crime, death, freedoms, middle-east, society, violence )

Gillian
- 1523 days ago - e-activist.com
Aged 8, Rawan was sold by her parents, and forced into a marriage with a man five times her age. The injuries her young body sustained from her "wedding night" resulted in her death, and her story has sent shockwaves throughout the world.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Muslims, Islam, Human Rights, Freedoms, girl, girls, women, marriage, paedophilia, pedophilia, middle-east, society, violence )

Gillian
- 1527 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Sold into marriage at age 12, Sahar Gul was chained in the basement, starved, burned and beaten by her in-laws, had her fingernails torn out when she refused to become a prostitute, and was finally admitted to a hospital so broken she was unable to wal
Support Malala Yousufzai's Fight For Girls' Education ****SIGN PETITION
World  (tags: education, women, girls, pakistan, taliban, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, middle-east, violence, ethics )

Florence
- 1859 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
"If this new generation is not given pens, they will be given guns by terrorists." PLEASE SIGN Petition Urge Hillary Clinton to continue supporting young women's right to actively pursue an education without violence.Help these girls get an education SIGN
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
- 1861 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, >>
Join My Village ACTION
World  (tags: world, Malawi, India, girls, children, free donations, "like", empowerment, life, schooling, health, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1876 days ago - joinmyvillage.com
1)Every time you Like, Share or click on our pages, a donation is made. 2)Funds are donated to CARE in Malawi & India by General Mills & Merck. 3)Girls' lives are transformed through education, health & economic empowerment projects.
International Day of the Girl ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, world, girls, child brides, statistics, quiz, facts, freedoms, crime )

Nancy
- 1886 days ago - care.org
In honor of the first-ever International Day of the Girl, the world is shedding light on the global epidemic of child marriage. Join us online today to take part in this important movement!
Female Circumcision 'Performed on NSW Girls
World  (tags: world, Australia, children, GIRLS, FGM, abuse, humanrights )

Rose
- 1889 days ago - news.ninemsn.com.au
Four people in Sydney have been charged with female genital mutilation offences after two young girls were allegedly subject to female circumcision.
Thank a UN Peacekeeper ACTION
World  (tags: world, terrorism, violence, peace, humanrights, girls, women, freedoms, children )

Nancy
- 1910 days ago - betterworldcampaign.org
...sign this letter and join us in thanking the 120,000 brave men and women from 118 countries serving as UN peacekeepers in 17 of the most difficult regions in the world...
Don't Allow Egypt to Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls ACTION
World  (tags: freedoms, humanrights, children, girls, marriage, ethics, violence )

Nancy
- 1987 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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