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

Nancy
- 722 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
- 725 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
- 870 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
- 874 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
- 878 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
TAKE ACTION: Ask Secretary of State Kerry to Help Stop Child Marriage
World  (tags: ethics, women, girls, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, violence )

Beverly
- 896 days ago - my.care.org
On behalf of girls around the world, we ask that you show global leadership on women and girls' issues by helping us end child marriage through increased funding and a strong political commitment.
TAKE ACTION: Call on Pakistan to Agree a Plan to Deliver Education for Every Child.
World  (tags: women, girls, education, freedoms, ethics, children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, world )

Beverly
- 971 days ago - educationenvoy.org
We call on all countries to outlaw discrimination against girls. We call on international organizations to ensure the world's 61 million out of school children are in education by the end of 2015.
TAKE ACTION: Support Malala Yousufzai's Fight for Girls' Education
World  (tags: women, girls, education, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, world )

Beverly
- 979 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Urge Secretary of State John Kerry to increase advocacy for young Pakistani women's right to safely access education.
Support Malala Yousufzai's Fight For Girls' Education ****SIGN PETITION
World  (tags: education, women, girls, pakistan, taliban, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, middle-east, violence, ethics )

Florene
- 1210 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
- 1212 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
- 1227 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
- 1237 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
- 1241 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
- 1261 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
- 1339 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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