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Truman Students Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, GoodNews, Human Trafficking awareness )

Rose
- 528 days ago - heartlandconnection.com
KIRKSVILLE, MO. -- Some students at Truman State University are spending the week raising awareness about human trafficking. VIDEO
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ACTION
World  (tags: Central African Republic, ethnic cleansing, Catholics, Muslims, humanrights, violence )

Nancy
- 529 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Seleka terrorised the majority-Christian population for months, raping, looting and killing at will in what has become a largely lawless country.Since December, hundreds of Muslims of all ages have been slaughtered in what the UN has described as a wave..
World Must Act on North Korea Rights Abuse, Says UN Report
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, North Korea, report, news, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 529 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The international community must act on evidence that crimes against humanity are being committed in North Korea, says a long-awaited UN report.
Syrian Town Left Scarred By Opposition Group ISIS' Brutal Rule
World  (tags: Syria, al Qaeda, ISUS< violence, world, politics, war, society, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 530 days ago - cnn.com
More than a month after the group was driven from the town of Addana, residents here drive through the streets, pointing out where ISIS fighters carried out executions and left bodies to rot for all to see.
Protect Women and Girls From Rape
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, women, ACTION PLEASE, Rape )

Rose
- 530 days ago - forcechange.com
arget: President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud Goal: Provide protection for women and girls against rape and aid for survivors Many women and girls who live in Mogadishu, Somalia live in constant fear of being raped. In 2013
New Afghanistan Law to Silence Victims of Violence Against Women
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, society, new law, Honor Killings et )

Rose
- 530 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Source: Guardian | Emma Graham-Harrison A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 531 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.
In Lebanon, Reactions From 5 People Who Face Terror Threats Daily
World  (tags: Lebanon, Lebanon politics, society, violence, terrorism, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics )

Cal
- 532 days ago - globalpost.com
Their attitude is inspiring, which isn't to say you'll agree with their politics.
Goodbye Gaza: Our Correspondent Reflects on Her Time in the Middle East
World  (tags: Gaza, ME, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, occupation, freedoms, HumanRights, The Guardian )

Angelika
- 532 days ago - theguardian.com
Power cuts, fuel shortages, price rises, job losses, Israeli air strikes, untreated sewage in the streets and the sea, internal political repression, the near-impossibility of leaving, the lack of hope or horizon -... crushing the spirits of Gazans
Sign the No Dirty Gold Pledge ACTION
World  (tags: mining, dirty gold, money, business, corruption, corporate, ecosystems, humanrights )

Nancy
- 532 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Demand that the global mining industry provide retailers and consumers an alternative to dirty gold.
Egyptian Government: Let the Delegation Into Gaza! - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: odepink, Gaza, middle-east, Egypt, delegation, HumanRights, emergency relief, International Women's Day )

Angelika
- 532 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
Women in Gaza have called upon women of the world to travel to Gaza for International Women's Day on March 8th 2014. We will be answering their call by bringing a delegation of women to Gaza. Sign the petition to ask the Egyptian government's permission
One Billion Rising
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, violence, society, freedoms, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 532 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 533 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 535 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

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