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Time to Let Sudan's Girls Be Girls, Not Brides
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, Sudan, news, world )

Cal
- 379 days ago - ipsnews.net
The United Nations Children's Fund estimates that 33 percent of Sudanese women aged 20 to 24 were married before the age of 18.
Why Don't You Get Paid Enough? Who Gets All the Profit?
World  (tags: labor, job, jobs, elf, equal life foundation, capitalism, basic income, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, GoodNews, government, media, news, society, UnitedNations, world, best, interesting )

Bernard
- 412 days ago - humanitysjourneytolife.blogspot.com
How is it that the vast majority of us go to jobs where the profit of our labor goes to someone else? Does that even make sense in any conceivable way? How could we have possibly accepted such a system? I mean, it is really bad mathematics. Share Please
Battle Against Hunger Lost Without Gender Empowerment -
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, hunger, news, world )

Cal
- 413 days ago - ipsnews.net
When the United Nations launched its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) back in 2001, two of its primary objectives were to halve extreme poverty and hunger by 2015 and promote gender empowerment worldwide. -
Nicaraguan Women May Have to Negotiate With Their Abusers
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, protection against abuse, International Womens Day, equal rights, news, world, violence, politics )

Cal
- 426 days ago - ipsnews.net
Conservative sectors in Nicaragua have launched an offensive against the Comprehensive Law Against Violence Toward Women, seeking amendments including an obligation for women victims to negotiate with their abusers, human rights groups reported.
United States Seeks to Protect Worker Rights Under US-Bahrain Trade Agreement
World  (tags: society, politics, usa, government, labor, law, abuse, business, corporate, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, humanrights, HumanRights, GoodNews, freedoms, ethics, world )

JL
- 444 days ago - dol.gov
he request follows a December 2012 report by the U.S. Department of Labor that highlighted labor issues stemming from the Government of Bahrain's response to civil unrest in early 2011 in Bahrain and recommended actions to address those issues.
Polls: Julian Assange's WikiLeaks Party Has Good Chance To Win Senate Seat In Australia
World  (tags: Highlights, News, World and tagged Assange, Campaign, Death Penalty, Election, Labor, National, News, Senate, South, U.S., Wikileaks )

Judy
- 461 days ago - mintpressnews.com
Much to the chagrin of the U.S. government, Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks Party are likely to win Senate seats in the Australian states of Victoria -- where Assange announced his intention to run for Senate -- and New South Wales, according to research
TAKE ACTION NOW! Womens Rights Are Human Rights: Condemn the Recent Gang Rape in India
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, news, world )

Cal
- 471 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The support of many different organizations, communities, and individuals will be needed to impact real change on this issue.
Women and Chocolate ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, chocolate, cocoa, freedoms, world, money, labor, corporate, business, humanrights )

Nancy
- 509 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Celebrate International Women's Day by taking a stand for the women who grow and pick cocoa. Mars, Mondelez, and Nestlé buy more than 30% of the cocoa grown worldwide. But throughout their supply chains women are getting a raw deal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Canada to Protect Indigenous Women
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, native women's rights, news )

Cal
- 518 days ago - forcechange.com
The Native Women's Association of Canada reports that there have been nearly 600 murdered and missing person cases of indigenous women over the last 40 years.
Singapore: Bus Drivers Launch First Major Strike in Decades
World  (tags: world, politics, labor, SIngapore, strikes, society, culture, society, news, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 596 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Immigrant Chinese bus drivers in Singapore began a two day strike on November 26. This is the first major strike in the tightly controlled city state since 1986.
LATEST - YACINE SENTENCED BUT FREE!
World  (tags: humanrights, , Algeria, freedoms, activist, freed, delayed sentence, corruption, world, labor )

Nancy
- 655 days ago - cms.iuf.org
Yacine Zaïd was sentenced by the court in Ouargla on Monday, 8 October, to a six-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 10,000 dinars (about 100 euros). Accused of "insulting a police officer," he had been remanded in custody for one week.
South African Platinum Miners End Strike, Accepting Pay Raise
World  (tags: world, politics, labor, victory, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, news, africa )

Cal
- 679 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22% in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry.
Help Connect Veterans With Gainful Employment ACTION
World  (tags: veterans, business, jobs, war, employment, labor, ethics, humanrights )

Nancy
- 732 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Tell the Department of Labor it must implement better programs and initiatives to connect separating service members to employment opportunities.
Tile By Tile, Palestinians Build Israeli Settlements
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, labor, West Bank )

Cal
- 764 days ago - globalpost.com
High unemployment, low wages and the loss of traditional agrarian livelihoods compel Palestinians to make a difficult choice.
Slave Labor on the Rise in Russia
World  (tags: world, politics, Russia, labor, slave labor, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society )

Cal
- 764 days ago - globalpost.com
Russia's recent economic growth has given rise to slave labor schemes enticing waves of migrant workers from Russia's poor regions and former Soviet republics of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. About 600,000 people in the country are considered tra
 

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