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Congress: Pass the International Violence Against Women Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, women, violence )

Cher
- 92 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
More than 70 percent of women in some countries will experience violence in their lifetime. This is beyond a mere statistic, but a point of crisis, and it's time that we take real action.
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 92 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Homeless Veterans 'Stand Downs'
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, government, ethics, dishonesty, congress, politics, activists, culture, society, violence )

James
- 127 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stand Downs -- Putting Lives Back Together
This Canada Day, Stand for All Children's Right to a Birth Certificate ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, Canada, birth certificate, protection )

Cher
- 181 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For children born in Canada, getting a birth certificate and all the rights that go along with it are a matter of course. But around the world, too many children are never officially recognized, leaving their lives and their basic human rights in limbo.
USS Mason and Black Sailors in the WWII Navy
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, navy, interesting, WWII, USS Mason, black crew, integr tion, Eleanor Roosevelt, government, society, politics, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 202 days ago - voyagetodiscovery.org
Few Americans are familiar with the USS Mason, a WWII warship manned by a predominantly black crew that served as a role model for the integration of U.S. Navy ships.
Monsanto Is Suing the Entire State of Vermont PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vermont, business, corporate, dishonesty, consumers, americans, ethics, farming, government, humans, investments, investors, law, money, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, usa, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature )

Robert
- 205 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tell Monsanto: Don't sue Vermont for its decision to label GMO foods. Monsanto is making outlandish claims in protest, including one that a labeling requirement would be a violation to the company's freedom of speech.
The Best Under-The-Radar Beaches In The U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, beaches, vacations, family, interesting, travel, environment )

Carrie
- 205 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
From an isolated nature retreat nestled along Virgina's Outer Banks, to a picturesque coastal village with towering seawalls in Washington,these beaches prove that bigger doesn't necessarily mean better -- and getting away doesn't need to be a headache.
Help Stop the Sexual Abuse of Children in Tourism ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, abuse, tourism, protection )

Cher
- 225 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
In many tourist destinations worldwide, children are routinely subjected to horrific sexual abuse, violence, and degradation at the hands of unscrupulous traffickers and offenders from many places, including the U.K.
INSPIRATIONAL-----'Cancer Doesn't Have Me': Teen Raised $5 Million for Charity Before His Death
Society & Culture  (tags: inspiration, making a diffrence, awesome, activists, disease, attitude, ethics, culture, world, society )

Cal
- 225 days ago - mashable.com
Bowel cancer took Sutton's life early on Wednesday after a three-year struggle with the disease, but not before the 19-year-old became a celebrity in the United Kingdom, inspired millions with his story and raised over $5 million on his JustGiving page to
The New, Innovative And More Efficient Way Of Feeding People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, food, humans, safety, society )

Kit
- 248 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Kent, whose organization studies the intersection of nature and human activity and offers solutions on how the two can co-exist, is one of the people who believes there's a different way to approach how we get our protein here in the United States.
 
 
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