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A Pakistan grassroots NGO led by tribal women was targeted by a bomb blast at their office on 30th March, 2013. Tthey need our support. Please sign the petition

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Angelika R (143)
Friday April 19, 2013, 2:57 pm
A Pakistan grassroots NGO led by tribal women was targeted by a bomb blast at their office on 30th March, 2013.

SAWERA is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to social and economic development.

Their work focuses on marginalized sectors of the local communities, especially women and children, in one of the most dangerous regions in the country.

But, because of lack of government protection, they are in constant danger from militants.

In July 2012, the organisation's co-founder Farida Afridi was murdered on the way to her office.

The work of organisations like Sawera is vital to helping improve peace and security.

But they need our support.

Please sign the petition

Judy C (97)
Friday April 19, 2013, 3:00 pm
So sad that someone would attack this women's organization headquarters. Signed. Thanks, Angelika.

Erin R (181)
Friday April 19, 2013, 5:52 pm
n & s

Animae C (514)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:27 pm
i can't sign any petitions at present, does any one else have this prob?
i get "HTTP 404 Not Found" after signing & i've tried to sign a few today.

i'll keep trying...

Past Member (0)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:30 pm
Signed Angelika Cheers and will share this

Mike S (86)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:59 pm
SS&N. Thanks Angie.

Rose Becke (141)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:01 pm
Signed Thanks David for sharing and Angelika for posting

Autumn S (151)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 4:33 am
signed and noted, thank you Angel girl :)

Ben O (153)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:08 am

Marilyn K (50)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:38 am
Noted & Signed I know it is easy to say and hard to do. The women cannot give up. If they do the future generation of women will be slaves. They should try to get women to educate the male members of their families as without some male intervention and help it will be next to impossible to make progress.

Angelika R (143)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:48 am
Very good advice Marilyn , so true!

S S (0)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 8:03 am
Signed, thank you.

. (0)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 9:36 am
Signed & posted

Kit B (276)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 9:37 am

The most deadly weapon against the forces of female repression is education. Sadly, this is not just men repressing women as many women that have had no access to education are the most common tool used by militants to repress other women.

Signed and shared.

cynthia l (207)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 10:06 am
tried to sign got this message of webpage not found

Angelika R (143)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 10:17 am
Sorry Cynthia, I realize that some do have issues with occasionally. Thanks for trying anyway!

Angelika R (143)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 10:23 am
Kit is absolutely correct, sorry I have no star for her..

iolanda grappa (12)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 2:09 pm

Saturday April 20, 2013, 2:28 pm
Signed, thanks.

Vicky P (476)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 4:06 pm
Noted and signed

Jelica R (144)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 7:04 pm
I keep getting "There was an error submitting your form. Please try again later." I'll try tomorrow.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 12:29 pm
I signed, Thanks Angie.

Sheryl G (360)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 5:58 pm
Like Sioux I'm unable to sign. I've always had issues with and my ability to sign.

Sunday April 21, 2013, 11:57 pm
No doubt signed with 421 supporters
9,579 NEEDED
Noted with hope
Thank You, Angelika & Henriette:)

Angelika R (143)
Monday April 22, 2013, 6:27 am
Thx Ana Marija, one more reason to have posted it here- so sad to see how little support this has got so far :(

John De Avalon (36)
Monday April 22, 2013, 11:20 am
Such brave women. I find it very humbling.

Angelika R (143)
Monday April 22, 2013, 11:38 am
John, hope you were able to sign as well - it badly needs signatures 8but some had issues signing)

alicia m (97)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 6:20 am
noted, signed, gracias y gracias david for posting at Slavery today group

Athena F (131)
Wednesday March 5, 2014, 8:48 pm
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