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E.U. Leaders Face Calls to Take Swift Action on Migrants
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, poverty, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, corruption, conflict, violence, world, usa, society, unitednations, politics, HumanRights, conflict, Refugees&Relief )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - time.com
E.U. leaders will examine a plan to respond to the Mediterranean crisis, after more than 10,000 migrants were plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week.
Success: Malawi Bans Child Marriages
World  (tags: humanrights, goodnews, Petition Thanking, Ban of child brides )

Rose
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: Milliam Chilemba, director of the Foundation for Civic Education and Social Empowerment, et al. Goal: Praise efforts to ban child marriage in Malawi and congratulate activists on this success.
Stop the Closure of the Homelands. State and Federal Governments Must Fund Services in Remote Aboriginal Communities.
World  (tags: Aboriginal Rights, Homeland security, closure of Aboriginal homeland, natural Habitat protection, HumanRights, ethics, politics )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - change.org
Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has announced the state will close 100 to 150 of the 274 remote communities in WA. He has stated that the WA government will not pick up the shortfall once Federal funding ends in July 2015.
Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

Cal
- 9 days ago - globalpost.com
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
Nigeria Abductions: Chibok Girls Remembered One Year on
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, Nigeria, Chibok girls, captivity, abduction )

Zoe and A
- 10 days ago - bbc.com
Nigeria abductions: Chibok girls remembered one year on
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 10 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
In Bangladesh, Gender Equality Comes on the Airwaves
World  (tags: world, asia, humanrights, Bangladesh, gender, Gender Equality )

Naoko
- 14 days ago - ipsnews.net
âEURoeMost of our audience are poor and they either donâEUR(TM)t have access to television or cannot read newspapers. So FM radio, available even on the cheapest mobile phone, has been very popular."
Police at Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 14 days ago - liverpoolecho.co.uk
Police officers will be at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, over the next few days, to talk to travellers about human trafficking.
The UN Desperately Needs Funds to Help Manage a Boko Haram Refugee Crisis
World  (tags: BOko Harum, politics, terrorism, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, freedoms, Refugees&Relief, world, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 14 days ago - news.vice.com
Already facing daunting financial shortfalls across nearly all of its humanitarian operations, the United Nations has issued an urgent call for $174 million to protect and assist 192,000 refugees who have fled the Nigerian Islamist insurgency Boko Haram.
Losing My Religion for Equality
World  (tags: humanrights, government, humans, violence )

Olga
- 17 days ago - theage.com.au
"At its most repugnant, the belief that women must be subjugated to the wishes of men excuses slavery, violence, forced prostitution, genital mutilation and national laws that omit rape as a crime". Jimmy Carter
2,000 Palestinians Evacuated From Syria's Yarmouk Refugee Camp
World  (tags: Yarmouk Refugee Camp, SYRIA, ISIL, HUMANITARIAN AID, INTERNATIONAL, SIEGE, medical, food insufficiency, evacuation, PLO, Palestinians, Refugees&Relief, media, middle-east, news, children, HumanRights, freedoms, europe, UnitedNations, world, violence )

Jess
- 18 days ago - maannews.com
Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it
DonâEUR(TM)t Leave American Pastor Saeed Behind
World  (tags: HumanRights, persecuted Christians, Iran )

Teresa
- 21 days ago - aclj.org
Pastor Saeed âEUR" a U.S. citizen âEUR" remains wrongfully imprisoned in Iran. After more than two years in captivity, heâEUR(TM)s suffering from immense pain and internal injuries from prison beatings. We canâEUR(TM)t leave him behind.
Call on Chocolate Companies to Make Chocolate Fair!
World  (tags: HumanRights, ethics, working conditions )

Teresa
- 25 days ago - makechocolatefair.org
While chocolate business is booming, the majority of cocoa farmers still live in bitter poverty. The low income from cocoa cultivation leads to famine wages and exploitative child labour.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Investigate Disappearances and Killings of Colombian Citizens
World  (tags: world, politics, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
Investigate disappearances and mass killings of innocent Colombians.
Carving Up Africa - Aid Donors and Agribusiness Plot the Great Seed Privatization
World  (tags: Africa, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, biodiversity, corporate takeover )

Kathy
- 27 days ago - theecologist.org
A secretive conference, co-organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), one of the world's largest donors, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in London on Monday this week.
 

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