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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
- 4 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
- 50 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.
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 73 days ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Make Preventing Violence Against Women An International Priority: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: world, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, terrorism, women's rights )

Beverly
- 90 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Women and girls bear the brunt of insecurity and remain particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation and violence.
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 97 days ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 131 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
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
- 137 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
- 146 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
- 146 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
- 156 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
- 169 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
- 189 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
- 244 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
- 251 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
- 263 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.
 

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