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End Open Sale of Acids Used to Mutilate Women ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, world, terrorism, ethics, womens rights )

- 26 days ago -
Goal: Ban the widespread availability of deadly acid commonly used in acid attacks against women and girls.
Stop Trafficking of Women in Argentina ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, world, Womens Rights, terrorism, politics, ethics )

- 26 days ago -
The time has come to end violence against women in Argentina, including victims of trafficking. Call on Mariana Gras, president of the National Council on Women, to take urgent action now.
Help Women and Girls Kidnapped By ISIS ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, politics, violence, world, terrorism, womens rights )

- 27 days ago -
Please urge President Obama to help save 3,200 women and children from my community -- some as young as 11 -- who were captured by ISIS, and have been raped and tortured for the past year.
World  (tags: violence, Womens Rights, Lashes, sudan, flogging )

- 49 days ago -
19-year-old Fardos has been sentenced to 20 lashes and a large fine for being âEUR~indecently dressedâEUR(TM). She is one of 10 Christian students who are facing flogging after they were arrested outside their church by Sudanese police last month.
Marital Rape Is Legal in the Bahamas. Take Action to End It! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: violence, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Womens Rights, death, ethics, freedoms, society, terrorism )

- 95 days ago -
Join with Equality Now in calling for a world where women and girls enjoy equal rights and can live as equal partners in society
Top Violator of Women's Rights Around the World? It's Israel Says UN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Womens Rights, human rights abuses )

- 194 days ago -
.. not only is there no possibility that the UN Commission on the Status of Women will criticize Iran, Iran is an elected member of CSW. Sudan, whose president has been indicted for genocide and crimes against humanity, is currently a CSW Vice-Chair.
Islamic State Tightens Modesty Laws for Women
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, womens rights, women, humanrights, news, society, freedoms )

- 433 days ago -
IS terrorists tell women: Don full-face veils, cover hands and feet, wear loose clothing, don't wear perfume, or face punishment.
Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

- 566 days ago -
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
MARCH 8--INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014: Women Still Walk Two Steps Behind in Arab World
World  (tags: world, politics, womens rights, Arab World, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, freedoms )

- 574 days ago -
In much of the Arab world, women's participation in the labour force is the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations, while women in politics are a rare breed both in the Middle East and North Africa.
'Cutting the Nose, Lips and Ears. Public Rape, Mass Rape': Brutality Against Afghan Women at Record Level
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Womens Rights, crime, government, ethics )

- 635 days ago -
Violent crimes against Afghani women reached an unprecedented level of brutality in 2013, an Afghan human rights watchdog has announced as the US-led coalition prepares to withdraw. --"Killing women in Afghanistan is an easy thing. There's no punishment".
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Moroccan Laws Requiring Women To Marry Their Rapists - ForceChange
World  (tags: womens rights, Womens Rights, world, news, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, society, humanrights, ethics )

- 675 days ago -
In Morrocco, laws force women and young girls to marry their rapists. Despite promises from the Morroccan government to overturn this law, it still remains on the books and rape victims continue to be terrorized by their rapists
TAKE ACTION: Tell the UN: Stop Wartime Sexual Violence
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, Womens Rights, society, terrorism, safety, protectionUnitedNations )

- 692 days ago -
The women of the world need to make sure that leaders know that we will not stand for being victims of sexual violence.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join Protest in India: Increase Protection for Women
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', WOMEN'S RIGHTS, INDIA, India, womens rights, news, ethics, politics, society )

- 1007 days ago -
The amount of violence against women in India has increased by 300 percent in the last few decades. Today, a case of rape is reported at least once every 18 hours.
LEBANON: Over 30 NGOs Demonstrate for Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, humanrights, womens rights, freedoms, Lebanon )

- 1285 days ago -
300 women, men and children marched from Barbir, assisted by police and the Lebanese Army, headed for the Grand Serail but were blocked off by police at Riad al-Solh.

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