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Iraqi Women, Secularists Protest Law That Would Allow Marriage Of 9-Year-Old Girls
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, Education, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, politics, society, Womens Rights )

- 1860 days ago -
Dozens of women gathered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Saturday to protest a proposed law that would allow girls in the country to be married off at just nine years old
MARCH 8--INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014: Women Still Walk Two Steps Behind in Arab World
World  (tags: world, politics, womens rights, Arab World, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, freedoms )

- 1868 days ago -
In much of the Arab world, women's participation in the labour force is the lowest in the world, according to the United Nations, while women in politics are a rare breed both in the Middle East and North Africa.
'Cutting the Nose, Lips and Ears. Public Rape, Mass Rape': Brutality Against Afghan Women at Record Level
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Womens Rights, crime, government, ethics )

- 1929 days ago -
Violent crimes against Afghani women reached an unprecedented level of brutality in 2013, an Afghan human rights watchdog has announced as the US-led coalition prepares to withdraw. --"Killing women in Afghanistan is an easy thing. There's no punishment".
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Moroccan Laws Requiring Women To Marry Their Rapists - ForceChange
World  (tags: womens rights, Womens Rights, world, news, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, society, humanrights, ethics )

- 1969 days ago -
In Morrocco, laws force women and young girls to marry their rapists. Despite promises from the Morroccan government to overturn this law, it still remains on the books and rape victims continue to be terrorized by their rapists
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join Protest in India: Increase Protection for Women
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', WOMEN'S RIGHTS, INDIA, India, womens rights, news, ethics, politics, society )

- 2301 days ago -
The amount of violence against women in India has increased by 300 percent in the last few decades. Today, a case of rape is reported at least once every 18 hours.
LEBANON: Over 30 NGOs Demonstrate for Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, humanrights, womens rights, freedoms, Lebanon )

- 2579 days ago -
300 women, men and children marched from Barbir, assisted by police and the Lebanese Army, headed for the Grand Serail but were blocked off by police at Riad al-Solh.
No Male Permission Slips for Abortions
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Action, womens rights, Abortions )

- 2580 days ago -
Target: Alaska Representative Alan Dick Goal: Stop legislation that would require a woman have a male's permission before terminating her pregnancy.
ACTION ALERT: Zimbabwe Stop Police Attacks on Women!
World  (tags: humanrights, womens rights, violence, police )

- 2706 days ago -
Stop Zimbabwe Police Attacks on Women's Rights Leaders of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) - Please sign!
60 MINUTES: Lara Logan Breaks Silence on Cairo Assault
World  (tags: world, womens rights, media, Lara Logan, sexual assault, Egypt, rviolence, politics, news, middle-east, society )

- 2909 days ago -
After the assault: Lara Logan comes home The "60 Minutes" correspondent on her life since the attack, new fears as a reporter, and the people who helped restore her dignity
ACTION ALERT: Make Women's Rights a Priority in Afghanistan!!
World  (tags: womens rights, afghanistan, protection, abuse, violence )

- 3400 days ago -
Women in Afghanistan suffer some of the worst human rights violations in the world. As a recent Human Rights Watch report signifies, the situation for women is dire, and risks becoming worse. Among many atrocities
Help Empower Women This Mother's Day [Accion-Lend to End Poverty--MicrofinancingPetitio n]
World  (tags: HumanRights, ethics, Womens Rights, enabling self-sufficiency )

- 3634 days ago -
This Mother's Day, join us in ensuring the rights of women around the world by urging the U.S. Senate to ratify the Treaty for the Rights of Women.the U.S. is one of only 8 countries (including Sudan, Iran and Somalia) that have not ratified this treaty.
'Anti-Women' Cabinet Riles Pakistan Activists | World News | The Guardian
World  (tags: pakistan, womens rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corruption, crime, death, politics, violence )

- 3808 days ago -
Two notorious politicians accused of brutal attitudes towards women have been made cabinet ministers in Pakistan, causing outrage among human rights activists. Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, charged with presiding over a "jirga" which gave away five young gi
Stoning An International Womens Rights Issue Not U.S Policy
World  (tags: Womens Rights, Violence, World, Stoning, Honou, Rkilling, Sdelara, Iran, Muslim, Shariah, Law, Girls, Children, Rapes, Sex, Men )

- 4369 days ago -
WeNews commentator Stop Stoning Forever is a campaign to end the Iranian law making stoning a legal punishment for adultery. Soheila Vahdati says this new push needs American popular support, but should not be confused with official U.S. policy towar

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