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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
- 215 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.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 217 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
- 153 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
- 193 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
One Billion Rising
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, violence, society, freedoms, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 215 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.
South Asia Afghan Government to Rewrite 'Anti-Women' Law
World  (tags: humanrights, Karzai, law, women, girls, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 210 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!
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
- 363 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.
   

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