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Tell Congress to Pass the International Violence Against Women Act
Society & Culture  (tags: WOMAN RIGHTS, violence against women and girls, abuse, culture, ethics, law, politics, rights, safety, congress, violence )

Sabine
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Health Organization estimates that more than one third of the women on the planet will face physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. That's more than one billion people who will experience rape, domestic abuse...
Demand Equal Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pay, income, equality, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.cheribustos.com
Despite working the same jobs, women in our district still earn just 73 cents to every dollar that men earn. That means middle class families have less money to put food on the table, gas in their cars, and even just pay the bills.
Jihadi John: Father Accuses Mohammed Emwazi of Being a Dog and Terrorist
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, terrorist, Jihadi John, Mohammed Emwazi )

Beatrice
- 22 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The father of Mohammed Emwazi described his son as a "dog, an animal and a terrorist" and revealed he begged his parents for forgiveness before joining Isil and becoming Jihadi John, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.
Silicon Valley Mom Pays $1,000 Rent to Live in a Garage, as Housing Prices Soar in High-Tech Area
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, education, culture, humans, news, housing, rentals, california, society, women )

Frank
- 14 hours ago - nydailynews.com
A single Silicon Valley mother says out-of-control rental prices have forced her to move into a garage, for which she pays $1,000 a month.
India's Daughter - BBC Storyville - Documentary (Part 1)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: India, BBC documentary, Leslee Udwin, Jyoti Singh, rape & murder, Delhi )

Evelyn
- 2 hours ago - youtu.be
Powerful film by Leslee Udwin about the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh that set India alight. India banned the film ahead of its planned broadcast as part of the 2015 International Women's Day; Appeal to PM Modi to watch to watch India's Daughter
Derick Dillard Tries to Run Over a Cat With His Sled While Duggar Family Cheers
Society & Culture  (tags: animal abuse, Duggars, Derick Dillard, cats, TV Show )

Kathryn
- 22 hours ago - msn.com
"Move, cat," Dillard says in the video, before being pushed directly into the cat by who appears to be his brother-in-law Ben Seewald. Members of the Duggar family are heard loudly laughing, as Dillard nearly collides with the cat before it leaps away.
What Happens to Unlocked Tire Store in Gritty Part of Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, crime, society )

Trudy
- 16 hours ago - torontosun.com
Customers in a so-called 'bad neighbourhood' steal and destroy NOTHING when they find tire store unsecured. They do try to lock up!
Thinking About God Makes People More Willing to Take Risks
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 12 hours ago - slate.com
Religion even makes people reckless.
What I Learned From Breaking the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, law, rights, ethics )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
I (John Raines) have been asked to develop a set of reflections on the moral lessons I learned from breaking the law. Here is part of that story.... Here are five lessons I learned.
Anti-War Protesters Arrested Outside AIPAC Conference .
Society & Culture  (tags: code pink, protest, congress, anti war, Iran, peace, AIPAC conference, arrests of activists, usa, media, internet, news, world, americans, activists, abuse )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
"It's important to challenge AIPAC's influence in Washington DC, and to show our strength in numbers," said Alli McCracken, CODEPINK'S National Organiser.
VIDEO - WATCH: Rightists Attack Palestinian MK Zoabi and Staffer at Panel
Society & Culture  (tags: baruch marzel, haneen zoabi, Israeli Arabs, joint Arab list, Right-wing extremism, Palestinian human rights, israel, media, internet, news, world, women, freedoms, culture, government, violence, usa, society )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
The attackers were identified with extreme right-wing settler Baruch Marzel, who is running with Eli YishaiâEUR(TM)s Yachad party.
'The Wall', Stories of Grief, Love and Penance
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, government, ethics, violence, world, culture, americans, society, politics )

James
- 23 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stories of grief, love and penance live among whatâEUR(TM)s left at the Vietnam Wall
9 Social Panics That Gripped the Nation, Were Totally False, and Did Horrible Lasting Damage | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, education, dishonesty, politics, rights, religion, police, law, media, news, society, violence, safety, humans, freedoms, family, children, abuse )

Wild
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
FEAR IN AMERICA 9 Social Panics That Gripped the Nation, Were Totally False, and Did Horrible Lasting Damage
Website Gives Glimpse of Catholics Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, world, culture )

Glenn
- 12 hours ago - cnsblog.wordpress.com
Everyone has his own way of worshiping god, even within the same church.
Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, government, law, rights, safety, violence, prison, corrections )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
That prisons routinely house thousands upon thousands of instances of sexual exploitation and rape is at the very least tolerated, and at most subtly appreciated as part of their punitive purpose.
Domestic Violence & Pets
Society & Culture  (tags: There is help for both human and non-hum, Red Rover, used in shelters in the US, Canada, Australia, activists, abuse, education, safety, sadness, violence, murder )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - playfulkitty.net
Photo Credit: Esra Erben Talking about domestic violence isnâEUR(TM)t easy, but it is a discussion that needs to be had. Many victims suffer in silence. Why is this coming up on a site about cats? The victims of domestic violence are not always human.
15 Crucial American Jobs That Still Don't Pay a Living Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: wages, workers, income, economic injustice, jobs, employment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Minimum wage varies across the country, with some states and cities winning for better pay for workers, but one thing seems true all over America: We rely on workers who make very little money to do a whole lot.
Snowden: New Zealand's Prime Minister Isn't Telling the Truth About Mass Surveillance - The Intercept
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, humans, internet, law, media, news, police, rights, safety, society, women, world )

Sonya
- 17 hours ago - firstlook.org
The only time they 'watch' you is in the shower or bath, so they can rape you later. Its called rape culture, not spying at all. They dont read anything you write.
America's Top SAT Tutor Explains Why No One Should Take the SAT in 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children )

Glenn
- 11 hours ago - finance.yahoo.com
I always believed that the SAT is outdated. I went to a university through a junior college, so I didn't have to take it.
Home | Ready.Gov
Society & Culture  (tags: government, safety )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - ready.gov
Important safety tips from F.E.M.A.
India's Daughter Review âEUR" This Film Does What the Politicians Should Be Doing
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, society, ethics, sadness, law, health, corruption, dishonesty, women, violence, murder, rights )

Annamaria
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
This documentary, which focuses on the assault of Jyoti Singh on a bus in Delhi in 2012, may not contain much that will surprise Indians, but its determination to shed light on the countryâEUR(TM)s rape crisis should inspire change
   

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