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Norwegian Preteen 'Marrying' 37-Year-Old Man
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, child brides awareness )

Rose
- 41 days ago - hngn.com
Thea, a 12-year-old Norwegian girl, is like many other kids her age; she has hobbies, like riding horses and cooking. But there is only thing that sets Thea far apart from her peers: she is marrying a man old enough to be her father
Human Trafficking for Forced Labour Overtakes Sexual Exploitation for First Time in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, forced labor, trafficking )

Rose
- 41 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The number of cases of human trafficking involving forced labour has surpassed the number involving sexual exploitation for the first time, a charity has said.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 42 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', slave labor, Thailand, politics, world, interesting, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 42 days ago - walkfree.org
A six-month investigation by The Guardian has found that the Thai fishing industry is "built on slavery", with trafficked workers enduring 20-hour shifts, regular beatings, torture and execution-style killings.
Rehire Teacher Who Defended Child From Racist Bullying
World  (tags: world, humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, bullying, help teacher )

Rose
- 43 days ago - forcechange.com
get: School Board President Helen Howard Goal: Demand that school administrators rehire the teacher who was fired for defending a child from race-based bullying Pam Aister, a woman who has been
How Big Should Israel Be?
World  (tags: israel, HumanRights, middle-east, palestine, Refugees&Relief )

Barry
- 43 days ago - barrywastingtime.blogspot.com
When Israel needs more arable land, should it say, "No more," and limit immigration, or should it take more land from its neighbors?
The Real Dangers of GMOs Dow Chemical Doesn't Want You to Know About
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GMO's, chemicals )

Rose
- 43 days ago - readersupportednews.org
he bodies and minds of children living on the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i are being threatened by exposure to chlorpyrifos, a synthetic insecticide that is heavily sprayed on fields located near their homes and schools.
Make Ecocide An International Crime Against Peace
World  (tags: crime, ecocide, ethics, government, HumanRights, environment, pollution, society, world )

Kathy
- 44 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To world leaders: "As concerned citizens of a fragile planet, we call on you to back an international law of Ecocide. We call on you to make ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace. Life on Earth as it is now cannot survive if we continue to...
Alex Pence: How Ordinary People Here Can Help End Sex Trafficking
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 44 days ago - host.madison.com
As many of us sit in our homes and read today's paper, an issue like human trafficking can seem overwhelming, distant, and faceless. I
Hundreds Join Missouri Protest of Police Shootings
World  (tags: death, humanrights, violence, usa )

Naoko
- 45 days ago - mainichi.jp
Hundreds of demonstrators stood within touching distance from officers in riot gear late Friday before dissipating at the start of what was expected to be a weekend of protests over the 2-month-old death of Michael Brown and other fatal police shootings t
UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 46 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: children, asia, humanrights, Girls' Education, Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize )

Naoko
- 46 days ago - mainichi.jp
The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education."
Surrogate Baby Left in India Due to Gender
World  (tags: humanrights, ethics, baby, surrogacy, India, australia )

Naoko
- 46 days ago - the-japan-news.com
CANBERRA (AP) -- An Australian couple rejected their biological child born to an Indian surrogate mother because of the baby's gender, but took home its twin sibling, a judge said.
God Only Knows - BBC Music Charity Single Children In Need Campaign   video
World  (tags: BBC Music, remake, The Beach Boys God Only Knows, benefit, Music Charity Single, Children In Need, humanrights, GoodNews, video )

BarbCat
- 47 days ago - youtube.com
With the 80-piece BBC Concert Orchestra at its heart and 27 ridiculously talented musicians from a wide range of genres, this "impossible orchestra" represents the talent, diversity and musical passion found every single day throughout the BBC.
Guatemalan Government, Canadian Mining Industry Responsible for Violent Conflicts
World  (tags: indigenous rights, mining interess, Guatemala, politics, world, society, humanrights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 48 days ago - truth-out.org
The Guatemalan government and Canadian mining industry are responsible for violent conflicts and repression against predominantly indigenous communities in Guatemala

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