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WomenâEUR(TM)s Refuges Save Lives
World  (tags: humanrights, australia, Womens Rights, petition )

Rose
- 212 days ago - change.org
"Going to the womenâEUR(TM)s refuge saved my life. I felt safe and at home. It was there that I learned I never have to put up with being in a violent relationship. I needed that support"
MAKERS: ONCE AND FOR ALL PLEDGE TO SEE THE FILM !!!!!!
World  (tags: Womens Rights, Fourth World Women Conference, women activists, pledge, film, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society )

Barb
- 391 days ago - makers.com
In September 1995, the UN Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China. More than 47,000 outspoken activists and impassioned leaders hailing from almost every country, religion, and culture on earth came together in Beijing âEUR"
TAKE ACTION: SUDAN, DON'T FLOG WOMEN FOR 'INDECENT DRESS'
World  (tags: violence, Womens Rights, Lashes, sudan, flogging )

Dogan
- 478 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
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.
Top Violator of Women's Rights Around the World? It's Israel Says UN
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Womens Rights, human rights abuses )

Hilary
- 623 days ago - foxnews.com
.. 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 )

Cal
- 863 days ago - jpost.com
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 )

Kit
- 995 days ago - opposingviews.com
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 )

Cal
- 1003 days ago - ipsnews.net
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 )

David
- 1064 days ago - wikkorg.wordpress.com
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 )

Cal
- 1105 days ago - forcechange.com
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 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 )

Cal
- 1436 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Rose
- 1714 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
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.
No Male Permission Slips for Abortions
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Action, womens rights, Abortions )

Rose
- 1715 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Alaska Representative Alan Dick Goal: Stop legislation that would require a woman have a male's permission before terminating her pregnancy.
ACTION ALERT: Zimbabwe Stop Police Attacks on Women!
World  (tags: humanrights, womens rights, violence, police )

Jill
- 1842 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Stop Zimbabwe Police Attacks on Women's Rights Leaders of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) - Please sign!
60 MINUTES: Lara Logan Breaks Silence on Cairo Assault
World  (tags: world, womens rights, media, Lara Logan, sexual assault, Egypt, rviolence, politics, news, middle-east, society )

Cal
- 2044 days ago - cbsnews.com
After the assault: Lara Logan comes home The "60 Minutes" correspondent on her life since the attack, new fears as a reporter, and the people who helped restore her dignity
 

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