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Portugal Has Made Street Harassment a Crime âEUR" Why Hasn't the UK?
World  (tags: humanrights, europe, women's rights, harrassment )

Rose
- 89 days ago - theguardian.com
A number of countries have taken steps to make street harassment illegal. PortugalâEUR(TM)s Social Democratic party has made verbal sexual abuse a crime, with offences incurring
Pakistan: Protect Women From "Honour" Killings ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: human rights, women's rights, violence, society, world, crime )

Beverly
- 92 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Join the campaign to end honour killings in Pakistan
BELGIUM: 100 Riot in Migrant Reception Centre, Triggered By Woman*s Refusal to Wear Head Scarf
World  (tags: Belgium, Islamic migrant center, Syrian woman refused to wear head scarf, 100 Muslims riot, women's rights )

Patricia
- 98 days ago - breitbart.com
11 people were arrested yesterday following a riot involving Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis which broke out over a dispute involving a Syrian woman refusing to wear a head scarf. Rioters hit each other with chairs, broomsticks, and rubbish bins.
3 Foreign Women Visited The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.
World  (tags: women's rights )

Beverly
- 154 days ago - msn.com
The women discovered during their visit that women in the United States have "missing rights" compared to the rest of the world.
Good News Gambia Bans Female Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: good news, gambia, women's rights, human rights )

Yusuf
- 188 days ago - theguardian.com
President Yahya Jammeh outlaws practice that affects three-quarters of women in west African country
Saudi Arabia to Select Experts for UN Human Rights Council
World  (tags: Saudia Arabia, human rights, UNHRC, crime, Shiites, women's rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 252 days ago - clarionproject.org
This revelation about the UNHRC appointment came after it emerged that a young Shiite man, arrested when 17 for protesting over the discrimination faced by Shiites in the Wahhabi kingdom, is to be beheaded, then his headless body is to crucified and...
Tell President Obama: End Child Marriage Worldwide ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, violence, world, politics, ethics, freedoms, women's rights )

Beverly
- 324 days ago - forcechange.com
Help the U.S. follow through on its part to end child marriage across the globe.
Rapists Can Go Free in Malta If They Marry Their Victims. Help End This! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', women's rights, crime, ethics, government, politics, violence, world, society, terrorism )

Beverly
- 336 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Maltese law reduces the penalties for abduction if the kidnapper states he will marry his victim. If he then marries his victim, he is exempt from punishment.
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 411 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
John Lennon - Woman (Lyrics English/Spanish)   video
World  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, women's rights, women, Equal rights )

MmAwayNOE
- 448 days ago - youtube.com
Hope I can get this here, from me to you today! This was done in 2010 I had another one, but really like this! Hugs...Now we need to be paid more than MEN PERIOD!
Poverty Is Sexist - Stand With Women and Girls Everywhere - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, ethics, government, world, politics )

Beverly
- 449 days ago - one.org
Unlocking the full potential of girls and women wouldn't just transform their own lives, or even their families' - it could help end extreme poverty for good.
Tell John Kerry to Call on El Salvador to Free #Las17 ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, El Salvadore, women's rights, abortion convictions, world )

Nancy
- 459 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Seventeen Salvadoran women, known as Las 17, have been wrongfully convicted of homicide after a miscarriage or pregnancy complicationâEUR"and 15 of them remain behind bars, serving up to 40 years.
Kurdish Women Line Up to Take on the Islamic State
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, violence, PKK, Kurdish women, battlefront, women's rights, world, war, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 506 days ago - globalpost.com
Kurdish women join the PKK in droves to fight the Islamic State, which has captured and enslaved up to hundreds of Yazidi women.
 

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