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Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 42 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.
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I ALMOST BECAME A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, women, Human Trafficking, society, crime, world )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - xojane.com
Recently, the price of fame may have nearly cost me my life, when a man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to get me and another media personality to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.
South Asia Afghan Government to Rewrite 'Anti-Women' Law
World  (tags: humanrights, Karzai, law, women, girls, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 59 days ago - aljazeera.com
Just one week after you took Action on our Urgent Alert calling on Afghan President Karzai not to sign the new criminal code that threatened the safety and security of Afghan women and girls into law, we're happy to tell you that your voice was heard!
Protect Women and Girls From Rape
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, women, ACTION PLEASE, Rape )

Rose
- 62 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
One-in-3 Women Experience Violence Worldwide: Help Make It None-in-3! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, women, girls, VAWA )

Nancy
- 64 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.
One Billion Rising
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, violence, society, freedoms, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 65 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.
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 67 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
No More Violence for Ethiopian Women - The Literacy Site
World  (tags: women, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, corruption, UnitedNations, violence )

Farah
- 94 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
A dangerous catch-22 plagues many Ethiopian girls today: they must choose between marriage before the age of 16 or face intense manual labor and sexual slavery if they leave home. It's a life doomed for violence and injustice.
Applaud First Female Law Firm in Saudi Arabia - ForceChange
World  (tags: ethics, goodnews, middle-east, women, law )

Beverly
- 98 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend female lawyer's brave step to take a stand for women's issues in the courtroom.
PLEASE SIGN: Support Rwandan Training Program to End Domestic Violence
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, women, gender, death, society )

Beverly
- 101 days ago - forcechange.com
Support training program that fights gender-based violence in northern Rwanda
Female Genital Mutilation on the Rise Among Southeast Asian Muslims
World  (tags: female genital mutilation, religion, women, freedoms, politics, society, world, asia, news )

Cal
- 130 days ago - globalpost.com
More than 90 percent of women surveyed in Malaysia have been circumcised, and experts say increasing regional Islamic conservatism may be the reason why.
Taking Charge: How African Women Are Making Major Gains
World  (tags: world, politics, africa, women, society, news, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', interesting )

Cal
- 131 days ago - spiegel.de
Women in Africa are making great strides in politics and business, and are considered more reliable partners for international aid projects than their male counterparts
Video:Defend the Defenders
World  (tags: women, world, violence, society, sadness, politics, law, humans, health, freedoms, family, ethics, culture, crime, children, child, abuse, violence, humanrights, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', GoodNews )

JL
- 132 days ago - globalfundforwomen.org
Though their backs are up against the walls of oppression, women's rights activists refuse to back down. In celebration of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, watch stories about three courageous women
TAKE ACTION: Halt Sexual Harassment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon - ForceChange
World  (tags: women, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, terrorism, society, Refugees&Relief, middle-east )

Beverly
- 140 days ago - forcechange.com
Hold sexual abusers accountable and allow refugees to report sexual misconduct to authorities
Domestic Abuse: A View From Inside
World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, women, Domestic abuse )

Rose
- 140 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
My experience comes from being in a 10 year emotionally abusive relationship. The type of relationship where (in my case) the guy is 'quite strict' he 'likes things a certain way' he 'gets upset if he
 

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