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Women's Political Representation Lagging in India
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, India, government )

Cal
- 21 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
- 27 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
- 39 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 )

Sorina
- 60 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
- 66 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
- 81 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
- 125 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
- 138 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
- 139 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let the Afghan Government Silence Women and Girls
World  (tags: humanrights, world, society, violence, WOMEN'S RIGHTS, women's rights, politics, freedoms, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, news )

Cal
- 164 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Afghan Parliament has passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to...no matter how horrible the crime.
Please Sign: Remove India Politician Who Said Women Invite Rape With Clothing and Behavior
World  (tags: India, rape, sexual violence, blaming the victim, Asha Mirje, Indi National Commission for Women, New Delhi, sexual assault, women's rights, violence, crime )

Susan
- 167 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Politician Asha Mirje stunned the world last week by blaming India's rash of sexual violence on women's behavior and dress. So why hasn't Mirje been removed from the National Commission for Women?
Three Cheers for Tunisia's Revolutionary Constitution! ACTION
World  (tags: Tunisia, tunisia politics, constitiution, politics, women's rights, environment, healthcare, humanrights )

Nancy
- 169 days ago - act.watchdog.net
This week, Tunisia passed a truly historic constitution widely heralded as a progressive and monumental document.
Petition | Stop Slavery Sumangali Thittam Tamilnadu Mills 2 Lakhs Girls Exploiting | Change.Org
World  (tags: Slavery, Sumangali Thittam, women's rights, bonded labor, Tamil nadu, textile mills, exploiting poor women )

Krish
- 225 days ago - change.org
Sumangali Thittam (wedding scheme) is when young girls are recruited with the promise of a large payout (for their dowry) at the end of 3-5 years; however, such payouts are often empty promises. Some of them are dead(with cause mysterious & unknown)
Bill Commits U.S. Diplomacy to Ending Abuse of Women
World  (tags: politics, news, women's rights, diplomacy, usa, world, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 228 days ago - ipsnews.net
The U.S. Congress is being urged to pass "urgent" legislation that would make issues of violence against women and girls a key focus in all U.S. diplomatic efforts.
PLEASE SIGN: Change a Brutal Statistic About Women and Girls
World  (tags: women's rights, world, violence against women, human rights )

Beverly
- 238 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.
 

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