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Investigate Torture and Forced 'Virginity Testing' on Egyptian Women - Sign Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Women's rights, abuse, Egypt, discrimination, Violence against Women, culture, freedoms, rights, politics, religion )

Resignd
- 2966 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
After army officers violently cleared Tahrir square of protesters March 9, 2011, at least 18 women were rounded up in military detention. The protesters told Amnesty International that they were beaten, given electric shocks, subjected to strip searches-
Horror!!! Family Suspected of Electrocuting Pakistani Woman for Marrying Against Wishes
Society & Culture  (tags: violence against women, crime, society, human rights )

Alejandra
- 3040 days ago - google.com
MULTAN, Pakistan -- Relatives of a young woman in eastern Pakistan are suspected of electrocuting her for marrying a man against their wishes, a punishment reportedly ordered by a village council for dishonouring her family, police said Sunday.
Action Urgently Needed! Do Not Allow This Man to Walk the Streets With Your Daughters, Wives, Mothers
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, rape, murder, violence against women, gangs, gang rape, assault, sex offender, early release, safety, motherless children, family in pain, plea bargain, sexual offender, grief, reoffend, torture, beating, gangster crime, mother murdered, sister murdered )

Robyn
- 3304 days ago - change.org
Robin was kidnapped, brutally raped & beaten, and murdered by a gang. She had just turned 25 years old and was the mother of three small children. One man testified against the others & was charged only with kidnapping. Please Help keep him in priso,
Vaginas & "Violence Against Women" Activism: No, We Won't Go Away!
Society & Culture  (tags: US, women, vagina monologues, vaginas, activism, women's rights, violence against women, campus activism, feminist awareness, women's rights )

Kathleen
- 4107 days ago - alternet.org
Democratic legislators in the state are using women's basic rights as a political football to score points against Republicans in a gamble that might not win for them and certainly not for women. Are social conservatives afraid women have genitals??
Misogyny: A Public Health Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, sexual assault, violence against women, health, women, abuse, death, prevention, protection, research, safety, media, law, murder, rights, culture, activists, celebrity, crime, education, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting )

Barbara
- 4278 days ago - now.org
Rarely a day goes by without multiple headlines announcing that a woman or young girl is missing, or has been sexually assaulted, raped or murdered, or some combination thereof. It is no secret that violence against women and girls pervades this country.>
   

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