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PLEASE SIGN: Change a Brutal Statistic About Women and Girls
World  (tags: women's rights, world, violence against women, human rights )

Beverly
- 330 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Demand that your Members of Congress commit to ending violence against women and girls across the globe by cosponsoring I-VAWA today.
Egypt's Sinai Emerges as New Theater for Jihad
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics )

Cal
- 412 days ago - stripes.com
An Egyptian doctor once close to Osama bin Laden is bringing together multiple al-Qaida-inspired militant groups in Egypt's Sinai to fight the country's military, as the lawless peninsula emerges as a new theater for jihad...
In Egypt's Political Turmoil, Middle Ground Is The Loneliest
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics )

Cal
- 417 days ago - npr.org
Some of the young revolutionaries who led the 2011 uprising against the regime of Hosni Mubarak feel they are back to square one, battling authoritarian forces on both sides.
Egypt Arrests Brotherhood's Spiritual Leader
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics )

Cal
- 427 days ago - npr.org
Egypt's military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group's spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the huge sit-in in support of the country's ousted Islamist presiden
The Big Issue in Egypt That No One's Talking About
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics )

Cal
- 429 days ago - globalpost.com
It's at the root of all the country's problems, and it just got a whole lot worse.
Do Egypt's Liberals Care About Democracy?
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 430 days ago - theweek.com
Many of the same people who opposed Mubarak's authoritarianism are now applauding the return of martial law
Egyptian Military Backed Out Of Prisoner-Release Deal That Could Have Averted Killings: Sources
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics )

Cal
- 431 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A week before the Egyptian government ordered Wednesday's deadly clearing of two Muslim Brotherhood protest camps, military leaders and the Brotherhood very nearly came to an agreement that involved a prisoner release and other measures that might have a
EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood Leaders to Face Trial for Inciting Murder
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 442 days ago - globalpost.com
The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and his deputy will stand trial in three weeks on charges that include inciting murder in the protests to overthrow former President Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt Seeks End to Crisis With Quick Elections
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 469 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Egypt's interim rulers issued a faster than expected timetable for elections to drag the country out of crisis, a day after 51 people were killed when troops fired on a crowd supporting ousted President Mohamed Mursi.
Sexual Assaults Reportedly Rampant During Egypt Protests
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, violence against women, society, news, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 470 days ago - npr.org
Human Rights Watch reports a sharp rise in sexual assaults here since anti-Morsi protesters took to the streets in record numbers last week. Activists report more than 100 sexual assaults in or near Tahrir Square during the past week alone, many of them g
DR Congo: 48 Rapes Every Hour, US Study Finds
World  (tags: violence, violence against women, Democratic Republic of the Congo, women's rights, africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, world, politics, crime )

Cal
- 1258 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A study by US scientists has concluded that an average of 48 women and girls are raped every hour in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Women Changing the World: Dr Lee Ann De Reus
World  (tags: DRCongo, women, Panzi Foundation, rape, human rights, violence against women, women rights, Lee Ann de Reus, herstory, solidarity, action, help )

Alicia
- 1267 days ago - herstorynetwork.com
"I have a responsibility as a woman from the west and I need to step up and work on humanitarian issues." -Lee Ann De Reus, founder of The Panzi Foundation, who helps Hospital Panzi, Bukavu, DRCongo in their fantastic work
Ring the Bell to Help Stop Violence Against Women
World  (tags: violence against women, women, women's rights )

Michelle
- 1484 days ago - peterdaou.com
Can you tell me the time? It's time to ring the bell. Violence against women is a plague and we've got to work together to stop it. Watch the short video.
Violence Against Nepali Women
World  (tags: Nepal, Violence against Women, children, government )

Sally Ann
- 1933 days ago - newsblaze.com
With lack of responsibility of leaders towards the people, Nepal is beset with many problems. The agitation of ethnic groups, the Terai, womens problems, childrens problems, scarcity of petroleum and other commodities.
LIBERIA: Special Court for Sexual Violence Underway
World  (tags: Violence against women, rape, Liberia )


- 2400 days ago - irinnews.org
Half of reported rape cases are attacks against teenage girls between the ages of 10 to15 years old according to government statistics...the criminal courts have been pre-occupied with cases dealing with other crimes and this new court will surely bring r
 

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