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Demand Universal Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation.PLEASE SIGN !!!!
World  (tags: children's rights, water, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Globally, waterborne illnesses are the second leading cause of death for children under five, killing 1,400 children every day.
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Godiva: No Child Labor
World  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', CHILD LABOR, child labor, Godiva, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Please sign our letter to Godiva and Ülker, and their parent company, Yıldız Holding, asking them to purchase cocoa beans that have been made without child labor.
Obama: Press Turkey to Stop Massacre of Syrian Kurds ACTION
World  (tags: violence, ISIS, Kurdish people, Kobane, Staffan de Mistura, human rights, world, conflict )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Press reports indicate that ISIS fighters have captured half of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane, near the Syrian border with Turkey. UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned that 12,000 or so civilians still in or near Kobane, including 700...
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
- 28 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
The Poem That Moved The UN Climate Change Summit Leaders To Tears   video
World  (tags: UnitedNations, UN Climate Change Summit, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, news, society, world )

Betsy
- 27 days ago - youtube.com
We have had the chance to listen to some of the speeches given at the UN Climate Change Summit.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Hong Kong for the Possibility of Democracy
World  (tags: HONG KONG, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, government, china, world, politics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) is a nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage in Central, Hong Kong that started on 27 September 2014.
12 Incredible Malala Quotes That Will Make You Want to Give Her the Nobel Peace Prize All Over Again
World  (tags: Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, extremism, terrorism, dreams, education, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - salon.com
A collection of her most moving statements since becoming one of the planet's leading education activists Baindu Kallon, GlobalPost
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
- 10 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 ACTION NOW! Congratulate Malala Yousafzai for Her Nobel Peace Prize!
World  (tags: Nobel Prize, Malala, education, children, GoodNews, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On October 10, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her incredible work to support education for all young people in her home country of Pakistan and around the world.
ISIS May Have Chemical Weapons
World  (tags: ISIS, chemical weapons, world, politics, war, violence, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, ethics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic State militant group may possess chemical weapons that it has already used to extend its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to photos taken by Kurdish activists and examined by Israeli researchers.
A Billion Tons of Food Wasted Yearly While Millions Still Go Hungry
World  (tags: world hunger, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', unitednations, Refugees&Relief, society )

Cal
- 13 days ago - ipsnews.net
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 1.3 billion tonnes of food go to waste globally every year. Meanwhile, 805 million of the world's people are still experiencing chronic undernourishment or hunger
Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, children, education, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work for children's rights.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
 

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