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Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Don't Lower Minimum Marriage Age for Girls - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women's rights, crime, human rights, children, ethics, violence, terrorism, politics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
You can protect women and girls from discriminatory and sexist laws by speaking up. Tell Prime Minister Hasina to protect all females from child marriage so they are free from the tragedies of complicated childbirth and forced marriage.
Take the Girl Like Me/Boy Like Me Pledge ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women, girls, women's rights, violence, world, society, terrorism, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, crime, death, politics )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - action.womenthrive.org
Take the pledge to help girls break free of poverty, violence, and inequality and show the world what YOU stand for.
Take the Pledge for Working Women ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: women, women's rights, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, society )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - action.womenthrive.org
I will stand with working women around the globe who do not want a handout but a hand up.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 23 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 36 days ago - npr.org
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity
World  (tags: world, politics, society, women's rights, Bengladesh, humanrights, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 56 days ago - ipsnews.net
Besides the Empowering Adolescents initiative, other grassroots schemes to educate communities on the rights of women include groups that practice interactive popular theatre (IPT), designed to address social issues at a local level.
Women's Political Representation Lagging in India
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, India, government )

Cal
- 111 days ago - ipsnews.net
The principle of gender equality is enshrined in the Indian constitution, and the country has also ratified various international conventions and human rights instruments to secure the equal rights of women;
New Zealand: Provide Real Protection for Domestic Violence Victims - PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Domestic Violence, women's rights, children's rights, New Zealand, petition to sign )

Jane
- 118 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Urgent action is needed to stop domestic violence offenders and provide real protection for victims of domestic violence.Having a protection order should mean immediate help for victims to keep safe, and using the full force of the law to stop offenders.
Egypt's President Sisi Visits Victims of Brutal Sexual Assault - See More at: Http://Egyptianstreets.Com/201 4/06/11/Egypts-Presi
World  (tags: Egypt. Al-Sisi, Tahrir Square violence, sexual-physical assaults, women's rights, violence, brutality, abuses, protections, justice, Media News )

Jess
- 130 days ago - egyptianstreets.com
In a first for Egypt's fight against sexual assault and harassment, Egypt's newly elected President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi visited the victim of the brutal sexual assault captured on video in Tahrir Square.
Allow Women to Choose Whether to Wear a Hijab or Not!
World  (tags: humanrights, women's rights, iran, hijab, free, freedoms )

Adrian
- 150 days ago - yousign.org
Women should have the right to choose what they wear! Allow the women of Iran the freedom to take off their hijabs! Sign and share!
Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, women's rights, India )

Cal
- 157 days ago - greenleft.org.au
A leader of the struggle for women's liberation in India, Kavita Krishnan will be one of the international guest speakers at the 10th national conference of the Socialist Alliance
Support Call for Gender Equality in Iran --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Iran, petition, Force Change, women's rights, Hassan Rouhani, freedoms, HumanRights, gender equality )

Lynn
- 171 days ago - forcechange.com
The president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, ... called for a change in mindset for those who believe that women's presence in society is a threat. ... Iran had a 'long way to go' ... to achieve gender equality. ... Iran's laws are draconian in relation to women.
In Saudi Arabia, Indonesian Maids Are on Death Row for Sorcery
World  (tags: humanrights, world, Saudi Arabia, women's rights, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 216 days ago - globalpost.com
But after one maid's decapitation, Indonesia has finally won some rights for these slave-like workers.
TAKE ACTION! Don't Favor Rapists Over Their Victims
World  (tags: Human Rights, women's rights, rape victims )

Dimitris
- 229 days ago - forcechange.com
In Mozambique the article 223 of the Penal Code would constitute one of the most backward and nonsensical pieces of legislation of the twenty-first century. I implore you to ensure that it does not pass.
Iranian Women Push To Tighten Gender Gap
World  (tags: Iranian women, women's rights, activism, world, politics, news, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms )

Cal
- 229 days ago - npr.org
On a recent afternoon in north Tehran two professional women huddle with an adviser to the Ministry of Mines and Trade. They are building a strategy for promoting jobs for women in government and the private sector.
 

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