START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

Society & Culture

PETITION - Allow Domestic Abuse Survivors to Divorce Their Abusers
Society & Culture  (tags: Domestic Violence, divorce, prevention of harassments, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, prevention of further abuse, inhumane treatment, stronger protection, freedom to choose )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A bill introduced to make it easier for domestic abuse victims to leave their abusers died in the Mississippi Senate, although its sponsor is eager to re-introduce it at the next session. Sign the petition and offer your support for a law that would...
PETITION - Do Not Cut Free School Lunch Programs
Society & Culture  (tags: school lunches, cutting, low income families, hunger free children, school nutrition, free lunch, prevention of diseases, subsidies, responsible behaviour )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
In efforts that have had little to no press coverage, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are working to roll back a section of the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a public school nutrition law that provides free lunches to students...
PETITION - Make Forced Oral Sex on An Unconscious Person Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: forced sex, unconsious persons, oral sex, disgusting attitude, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, Justice for victims, unethical behaviour, crime and punishment, harsh penalties )

Sabine
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Classify forced oral sex on an unconscious person as rape, making it illegal and punishable by law. It's not illegal to force someone into having oral sex if the person is unconscious according to a recent ruling by an Oklahoma criminal appeals...
PETITION - Release People Detained for Expressing Political Opinions
Society & Culture  (tags: thailand, arrest and detention, freedom of speech, Human Rights, critical thinking, release )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
More than 12 people have been arrested and detained in Thailand for using Facebook to comment on a new and divisive constitution proposed by their government. The move is being viewed by human rights groups as the latest attempt by Thailand's military...
History Has Been Made. Female Genital Mutilation Banned In Nigeria.Nigeria Made History By Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation.
Society & Culture  (tags: nigeria, female genetalia mutilation, ban, violence against persons, law, abuse, children, culture, humans, news, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - jewsnews.co.il
Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
New Poll Shows a Majority of Young Americans Oppose Capitalism
Society & Culture  (tags: capitalism, youth, economic justice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Let's face it, young Americans are fed up with the economic status quo. If this fact is not evident enough from the groundswell of millennial support for Bernie Sanders, perhaps a Harvard University poll released Monday will do the trick.
American Friends Service Committee: In Gaza Blockade, Humanitarian Organizations Can No Longer Be Neutral
Society & Culture  (tags: American Friends Service Committee, Quakers, AFSC, humanitarian aid, humanitarian neutrality, band aids, rot, political roots, Gaza, occupation, seige, blockade, building peace, Israeli occupation policies, ethical responsibility )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - afsc.org
The current situation cannot continue. Those responding to the crisis in Gaza must speak out not only about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza but also the politics that are at the roots of that crisis. It is time for radical action.
San Bernardino County DA Creates Unit to Prosecute Animal Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: San Bernadino, abuse, americans, culture, government, humans, society, violence )

Lone
- 1 day ago - sbsun.com
A link between animal cruelty and other crimes âEUR" especially domestic violence âEUR" has prompted the San Bernardino County District AttorneyâEUR(TM)s Office to create a new unit to prosecute animal cruelty cases, District Attorney Mike Ramos announced Thursday
The Reviling Fight Against Gender Neutral Bathrooms
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, society, culture )

Elaine
- 19 hours ago - attn.com
Last January, Utah state Rep. Michael Kennedy (R-Alpine) made a stir by introducing legislation to block safe bathroom access for transgender individuals.
How to Tell If You Have Native American Indian in Your Bloodline.
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indian, Bloodline, Birthright, Research )

Derek
- 8 hours ago - native-americanindian.com
People have different reasons for wanting to know whether they have American Indian in their bloodline.Some want to know whether the stories they heard about Indians being in their family tree are true, others want the benefits they believe they are due
Oldest House in Britain Discovered to Be 11,500 Years Old!
Society & Culture  (tags: Oldest Home, Britain, Archeologists, Discovery )

Derek
- 6 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The earliest human inhabitants of what is today the British Isles came here 500,000 years ago. This house is dated 11,500 years old.
Daniel Berrigan, US Anti-War Priest and Poet, Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, society, obituary, religion, media, news, law, ethics, culture, activists, celebrity, politics, humans )

O O
- 6 hours ago - metro.us
Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest,poet & peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files to protest the Vietnam War,died on Saturday at 94. Berrigan died at the Murray-Weigel Jesuit Community in New York's Bronx borough,America magazine said
Florida Officer Fired and Arrested After Video Shows Him Beating Handcuffed Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, law, police, society, women )

Cheryl A.
- 9 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
"The Jacksonville SheriffâEUR(TM)s Office in Florida said it fired and arrested one of its own this week after the officer repeatedly struck a handcuffed woman in a jail, an incident authorities caught on film." Peace.
Archaeologists Find Human Bones Under Cincinnati Music Hall
Society & Culture  (tags: Archeologists, Cincinnati, Music Hall )

Derek
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
The property under Cincinnati Music Hall was a public burial ground in 1818, and bones have been popping up since construction began for the building in 1876.
The Story Behind PrinceâEUR(TM)s Low-Profile Generosity to Green Causes | Grist
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, activists, Musicians, Icons, Green For All, #YesWeCode, Prince, Prince Roger Nelson, Van Jones, Charity, world, society, death, arts, children )

Cat
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Dude was awesome in so many ways. ;_; In the outpouring of media coverage after PrinceâEUR(TM)s death at the age of 57 last week, fans around the globe began to learn more about the notoriously private star âEUR" including that he gave away a lot of money.
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Society & Culture

1. Ljiljana Milic   5 notes,
  40% popular

2. Walter F.   5 notes,
  40% popular

3. Patrick Donovan   6 notes,
  33% popular

4. Giana Peranio-Paz   10 notes,
  30% popular

5. Dandelion G.   5 notes,
  20% popular

6. Mary T.   12 notes,
  17% popular

7. Janis K.   12 notes,
  17% popular

8. Bryan S.   6 notes,
  17% popular

9. Monika A.   6 notes,
  17% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 1077
Natasha salgado 717
Janice Banks 321
Ed Site Issues V. 261
BarbSite Issues V. 219

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!