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STOP THE HUMILIATION OF VIRGINITY TESTS FOR INDONESIAN SCHOOLGIRLS
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

Wendy
- 394 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The tests check the girls are virgins, before they are allowed to start high school. This is not a requirement for the male school boys, please sign, to help stop this draconian exercise >http://act.watchdog.net/petitions/3799?n=33664018 .Ru5Uo2
Protect Female Students in Indonesia From Virginity Tests! - PLEASE SIGN!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, freedoms, government, women, rights, politics, religion, ethics )

Monica
- 388 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to Muhammed Rasyid, an Education Chief in South Sumatra, virginity tests "protect children from prostitution and free sex." Mr Rasyid's plans would require young women aged from 16 to 19 to have their hymen checked every year until graduation.
We Don't Accept This. Let Us Keep Our Seeds EU! PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ethics, food, seeds, GMO, risks, freedom, agricultur, Mon$anto )

Jeanne
- 426 days ago - avaaz.org
How many here know that the EU is preparing legislation that will make it illegal to grow crops that are not on a list of approved seeds? A list that currently 60% dominated by big corporations like Monsanto, AstraZeneca, Bayer and others?
Join Oliver Stone & Noam Chomsky in Urging Correa to Grant Snowden Asylum - Sign Please
Society & Culture  (tags: Edward Snowden, asylum, Ecuador, president Correa, NSA, whistleblowers )

Angelika
- 451 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
To counter the government-media campaign to "convict Snowden in the media," we've worked with Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky, and Tom Hayden to initiate a letter from Americans to President Correa, urging him to grant Snowden's application for asylum.
'California Prison Officials Say 30,000 Inmates Refuse Meals' - Take Action!
Society & Culture  (tags: California, prisoners, hunger strike, solitary confinement, humane conditions, torture )

Angelika
- 437 days ago - latimes.com
California officials Monday said 30,000 inmates refused meals at the start of what could be the largest prison protest in state history. PETITION LINKS IN COMMENT
Ask Warner Bros. What Steps They're Taking to Ensure Harry Potter Chocolates Are Slavery-Free.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, exploitation, slavery )

Teresa
- 445 days ago - e-activist.com
In the Ivory Coast of Africa, children as young as 7 are forced to work long hours collecting cocoa beans, often beaten if they work too slow or don't meet their quota. Some are sold for as little as a couple of dollars, trapped into a life of slavery1.
Support the Disability Treaty - Handicap International ! PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: diability international treaty, senators, vote, YES, CRPD, child, children, education )

BarbCat
- 445 days ago - handicap-international.us
Disability treaty needs your support! Thousands urge Senators to vote YES on the CRPD! In December, the U.S. came close--really close--to ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Five Senators who voted 'No' stood.......
This Is The Worst Thing I Have Ever Heard A Child Say
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, politics, society )

Kit
- 481 days ago - upworthy.com
This short video will break your heart and make you sad. America is not racists? Think again.
Give Your Support For The Changes to Offensive Medical Terminology
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, health, humans, media, society )

Paul
- 478 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: American Psychiatric Association - Goal: Praise them for having changed the term "mental retardation" to "intellectual disability"
Police Beat a Priest and Two Egyptian Officials in Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, religion, violence, israel )

Abdessala
- 494 days ago - nrg.co.il
"They stepped on me like a dog," he said. The event in question took place on May 4. Around noon, when the priests of the Church Egypt Israel on their way to Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and turn to walk towards the church
 
 
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