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Call on the UN to Stand Against War Crimes in Syria PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, war, violence, crimes )

- 820 days ago -
Government forces and armed groups are bombing civilians, committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. And six years into the conflict, civilians remain at risk.
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

- 1992 days ago -
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
Society & Culture  (tags: FBI, crimes, violence, woman, update, legalisation, rape )

- 2944 days ago -
The FBI's Union Crime Report (UCR) definition of rape is "the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly against her will." This description, which hasn't been updated since 1929, excludes oral or anal rape, partner rape, rape with an object, statutory rape,
ACTION ALERT: President Jacob Zuma: Save South African Farmers From Rape, Torture and Murder! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: south africa, government, investigation, crimes, murders, farmers )

- 2945 days ago -
Estimated death toll: 3805. On farms, smallholdings and other rural sites such as wildlife reserves, game lodges, rural roadsides. This list is invariably incomplete and does not include all the names of all the murdered people in rural areas because
ACTION ALERT: End International Slavery Now! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking, crimes, humans, abused, mistreated, slavery, legalisaiton, government )

- 2951 days ago -
Every year, countless men, women, and children are forced into slavery. Many children are sold to slave traders or given over to slaveowners after deceiving the children's parents and explointing their hope for a bright future and a better life for their
MA State Rep. Fattman Says Rape Survivors Should Fear Reporting Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, reporting rape, crime, woman, fattman, rape survivors, crimes )

- 2960 days ago -
Newsflash: Massachusetts State Rep. Ryan Fattman believes that rape and abuse survivors ought to be afraid to report their assault, assuming they are undocumented. No really. We hear a lot of justifications for the flawed "Secure Communities" program,
ACTION ALERT: TIME: Remove Michael Vick From Your Top 10 of Everything List ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: outrage, time magazine, promotion, dog killer, dog abuser, dog fighting, violence, vick, crimes, animal victims )

- 3140 days ago -
Yes, Vick served his time. But the TIME magazine article is irresponsible. The article presents his football stats as being more important - and more memorable - than the dogs who suffered at his hands.
ACTION ALERT: Urgent Action Needed to Pass Child Sex Trafficking Bill Into Law! Call Your Rep TODAY! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, prorection, child sex trafficking protection act, children, crimes, violence, cruelty, government, protection )

- 3142 days ago -
On December 9, 2010, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2925, the "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010." Now this critically needed legislation passes to the House where it must be adopted and passed by December 17.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Arizona to Stop Letting Men Who Buy Sex With Kids Off the Hook ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: sex crimes, children victims, cruelty, human trafficking laws, protection, arizona, men traffickers, crimes )

- 3145 days ago -
Child sex trafficking is a heinous crime and the victims deserve justice. Arizona laws that criminalize human trafficking are strengthening and convictions of traffickers are increasing. However, anti-demand efforts are lagging far behind.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Killing of Children in Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: nigerian children, abused, displaced, kiled, crimes, safety, protection )

- 3152 days ago -
We, the concerned Nigerians of Akwa-Ibom State origin (South- South Nigeria) in Diaspora, as well as fellow Nigerian citizens seize this opportunity to appeal to your office for immediate intervention to save the severely abused, displaced, children of
ACTION ALERT: Tell the Saudi Ministry of Justice What You Think of Child Brides ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: saudi ministry, justice, crimes, children, child brides, abuse, government, protection )

- 3157 days ago -
Saudis have been waiting for the Ministry of Justice to issue a law to prevent child marriages and prosecute those who allow their children to be raped under the pretensions of marriage. On April 14th 2009, the Minister of Justice issued a statement to
ACTION ALERT: Tell Amazon.Com to Stop Selling Pedophile Instruction Manual ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: crimes, against children, trafficking book, pedophiles, amazon )

- 3175 days ago -
Ask to stop selling a guide book on pedophilia is currently selling a Kindle book entitled, The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure. According to the product description, the book actually gives directions to adults on how to rape children.
ACTION ALERT: Justice for Battered Women in Prison! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: battered women, domestic violence, survivors, jailed, crimes, freedom, society )

- 3191 days ago -
Countless survivors of domestic violence in the US have been imprisoned for decades, despite the fact that their only crime was defending themselves and their children. Criminology and domestic violence experts agree that the majority of women behind bars
ACTION ALERT: Protect Animals and Children From Abuse in Connecticut ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: connecticut, violence, crimes, children, animals, abuse, legalisation protection, women )

- 3200 days ago -
The link between animal abuse and other violent crimes is well established. In cases of domestic violence, animals are often abused in front of women and children as a means to intimidate and hurt them. In addition, children who are exposed to domestic
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop Human Trafficking: Show Your Support For An International Megan's Law!!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, protection, laws, megans law, human trafficking, crimes, abuse )

- 3433 days ago -
Around the world and right here at home thousands of kids are bought and sold every day. Without protection, these defenseless children have no hope and no future. This is unforgivable and indefensible, which is why Congress must expand Megan's Law. If

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