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Add Your Voice to Support Women's Land Rights in Africa PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, rights, Africa )

- 712 days ago -
A groundswell is building in Africa. Women from the small farms dotted across the continent are on the move. And this October, these rural women will come together at Mount Kilimanjaro to demand their land rights.
Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, Human Rights, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Nations, Women's Rights )

- 957 days ago -
A 27/11/2012 press release by Amnesty International UK said: The adoption yesterday of a resolution against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UN General AssemblyâEUR(TM)s human rights committee is a major boost to âEUR¦end to the abusive practice, âEUR¦
UN Paid Millions to Russian Aviation Firm Since Learning of Sex Attack on Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: United Nations, sexual abuse, zero tolerance policy, UTair, contracts, DRC, Africa, Middle East, Asia, human rights, GBV )

- 1148 days ago -
United Nations unit uncovered possible 'culture of sexual exploitation and abuse' after 2010 attack by UTair crew member, but permitted company to continue receiving contracts worth millions. "Zero tolerance" of sexual gender based violence? - my foot!
President Obama: Take Action for Africa's Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, protection, Africa )

- 1576 days ago -
Sign our petition calling on President Obama to announce a U.S.-Africa partnership on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit this August to accelerate progress on reducing maternal, newborn and child mortality.
Stop the Slaughter in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, killing, protection, Africa, environment )

- 1586 days ago -
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Central African Republic are at risk of losing their lives in the coming days and weeks -- unless the rest of the world does something.
Thank the Salam Center for Providing Life-Saving Cardiac Care in Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, health, humans, Africa, hospital )

- 1596 days ago -
In all of Africa, there is only one hospital that provides high-standard cardiac surgery free of charge. That single hospital -- the Salam Center -- is staffed by people dedicated to providing life-saving medical care to those who would otherwise
Islamists Kill 47 in Attack in Northeast Nigeria - Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, Nigeria, Islam, Muslims, child, children, corruption, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 1670 days ago -
Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist group attacked the northeastern town of Bama on Wednesday, opening fire on a school, shooting or burning to death 47 people and trashing the palace of a traditional ruler, officials and witnesses said.
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, suffering, Africa, environment )

- 1671 days ago -
Please act now. Ask the African Union to provide peacekeeping forces to stop ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic.
Muslim Gunmen Massacre at Least 39 in Nairobi Shopping Mall
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Africa, Kenya, British )

- 1826 days ago -
British nationals have undoubtedly been caught up in the 'callous and cowardly and brutal' terror attack at a shopping centre in Kenya that has left 39 people dead and 150 injured, according to Foreign Secretary William Hague. Mr Hague said 'we should
Electrify Africa! Give 50 Million Africans Electricity for the First Time ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, Africa, electricity, protection, environment )

- 1870 days ago -
In sub-Saharan Africa, seven out of ten people lack access to electricity. Children are forced to do their homework by candlelight, and roads fall into complete darkness at night. Ninety million sub-Saharan children have no electricity at school,
Call on African Leaders to Increase Health Spending ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, government, protection, suffering, Africa )

- 1882 days ago -
Africans suffer from widespread poverty as well as preventable and treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis. However, most African governments don't dedicate a significant percentage of their national budgets on health.
Samsung Providing Solar-Powered Internet Schools To South Africans
Society & Culture  (tags: africa, education, culture, interesting, children, society )

- 2143 days ago -
Samsung's new program to provide solar-powered "internet schools" to African communities has been a big success.
Stop 'Corrective Rape' and Violence Against Lesbian Women in South Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Africa, rape, lesbians, environment )

- 2497 days ago -
Lesbian women in South Africa live in daily fear of being raped and murdered within their own country for being gay. "Corrective rape," when a man rapes a lesbian woman to "cure" her of lesbianism and "set her straight," is a growing problem
Tell Congress to Help Female African Farmers Produce Food for Their Country ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, environment, food, Africa, women )

- 2590 days ago -
There is no denying that there is a crisis taking place right now in Africa. Countries along the Horn of Africa are facing some of the most devastating times in history. A severe drought, along with the added hurdles of military insurgency, and the lack
Malawi's Muslim Communities Embrace Family Planning
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, familyplanning, Islam, Malawi, africa, rights, news, humans, culture, society, education, government, ethics, politics )

- 2643 days ago -
US agencies invited Koranic scholars to determine the permissibility of the practice

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