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Forced to Marry Her Rapist -- Days Until the Vote -PLEASE SIGN (Again)!
World  (tags: Morokko, rape, victims law, forced child marriage, humanrights, society, africa, violence )

Angelika
- 199 days ago - avaaz.org
16 year-old Amina Filali, raped, beaten and forced to wed her rapist, killed herself -- the only way she saw to escape the trap set for her by her rapist and Moroccan law. We've joined Moroccan activists, campaigning for years to repeal this provision, >>
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 163 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.
Petition: STOP the Next Genocide!
World  (tags: Africa, genocide, humanrights, justice )

Apolonia
- 291 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In just 2 days African leaders could kill off a great institution, leaving the world a more dangerous place. We have to join hands and call on the voices of reason at the African Union (AU) to speak out and ensure that the persecuted are protected by ICC.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 166 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
Three Cheers for Tunisia's Revolutionary Constitution! ACTION
World  (tags: Tunisia, tunisia politics, constitiution, politics, women's rights, environment, healthcare, humanrights )

Nancy
- 176 days ago - act.watchdog.net
This week, Tunisia passed a truly historic constitution widely heralded as a progressive and monumental document.
ASK ITALY TO DROP CHARGES AGAINST SOLDIER WHO SAVED A DYING CAT
World  (tags: EU, Barbara Balanzoni, Ente Nazionale Protezione Animali, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, cats, ethics, humans, investigation, law, pets, protection, rescued, society, sadness, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, freedoms, HumanRights, world )

Desanka
- 215 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The soldier Lieutenant Barbara Balanzoni would be sent to military court because she was trying to the save the life of a dying cat. Ente Nazionale Protezione Animali suport this dedicated soldier, who was doing what was in her heart: SAVING A LIFE!
TAKE ACTION NOW! ETHIOPIA: Stop Development From Destroying the Traditional Lifestyle of Tribal Population
World  (tags: politics, humanrights, society, world, NATIVE RIGHS, DEVLEOPMENT, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government )

Cal
- 303 days ago - forcechange.com
In the Lower Omo Valley, in the southeast of Ethiopia, tribes are being restricted from using the resources of the land to support themselves. The very same dams that will power irrigation systems to generate the production of lucrative crops such as suga
Stop Peru's Deadly Gas Project ACTION
World  (tags: indigenous people's rights, society, uncontacted indians, world, Peru, humanrights, conflict )

Nancy
- 180 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Uncontacted Indians' lives are held hostage by many greedy projects across the globe. Here's a way to get involved.
MARCH 8--INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014: Women Still Walk Two Steps Behind in Arab World
World  (tags: world, politics, womens rights, Arab World, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 142 days ago - ipsnews.net
In much of the Arab world, women's participation in the labour force is the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations, while women in politics are a rare breed both in the Middle East and North Africa.
Yet Another Fallout From GMOs: No More Monarch Butterflies?
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GMOS, MONARCH BUTTERFLIES )

Rose
- 296 days ago - sustainablebusiness.com
This year, every siting of a Monarch butterfly - and indeed, butterflies in general, has been precious because there have been so few. In fact, Monarchs are at their lowest population levels in decades and a major culprit is widespread planting of
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Justice for Egyptian Woman Victim of Police Brutality
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights women, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 224 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
An Allegation this serious must be properly investigated and examined by a just legal system to have justice served.
Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 142 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
Demand Transparency at Sexual Assault Crimes Panel ACTION US
World  (tags: cover-up, sexual assault in military, usa, military, humanrights, crime )

Nancy
- 176 days ago - secure3.convio.net
While the panel provides transcripts of the meetings, the public is kept out of the process. A series of scandals, one which led to the retirement of the head of the military's Sexual Assault Prevention Office, have shaken the public's confidence in the-
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 166 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
Urge the Spanish Government to Stand Up for Tibet ACTION
World  (tags: Tibet, Spain, genocide, lawsuit, humanrights, politics )

Nancy
- 168 days ago - e-activist.com
Reports state that Spain's government are planning to change the independent judiciary of Spain, in a political move to close down a ground-breaking Tibet lawsuit that implicates Chinese leaders of genocide in Tibet.
 

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