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Indonesia: ‘Virginity Tests’ for Female Police

Indonesia: ‘Virginity Tests’ for Female Police | Human Rights | Scoop.it
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commercial run like a girl - - Yahoo Search Results

Jun 25, 2014 · ... ("Why can't 'run like a girl' also mean 'win the race'?"), ... Edited by Adweek's Tim Nudd. Click to Subscribe to AdFreak RSS. Advertisement. Contributors.
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Is the United States falling behind in women's rights? - CNN Video

Is the United States falling behind in women's rights? - CNN Video | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Where do American women stack up against their counterparts around the world? While they're ahead in many regards, the U.S. falls short when it comes to paid maternity leave, wage equality, and even the number of women in leadership roles. Read more about where the U.S. lags in women's quest for equality.
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Swapping prisoners for abducted schoolgirls violates Islam, Muslim scholars say

Swapping prisoners for abducted schoolgirls violates Islam, Muslim scholars say | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Top religious scholars working under the world's largest bloc of Islamic countries said Thursday they strongly condemn the kidnapping of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls, calling for their immediate release.
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These 20 powerful photos of kids' bedrooms will change the way you look at the world

These 20 powerful photos of kids' bedrooms will change the way you look at the world | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Where Children Sleep is a powerful photo series by English photographer James Mollison. He traveled around the world capturing the differences between the lifestyle of kids from different countries...
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CTV National News: Nigeria's missing daughters

CTV National News: Nigeria's missing daughters | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Daniele Hamamdjian reports on parents living in anguish after over 200 young women were kidnapped in Nigeria.
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FREEDOM HERO: IQBAL MASIH - YouTube

Courage By Anson Schloat and John G. Young (5.29 Minutes) Iqbal was a child laborer in Pakistan who decided to fight to end the plight of his fellow children...
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Time to end child marriage

Time to end child marriage | Human Rights | Scoop.it
By Jacqui Hunt, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Jacqui Hunt is London director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization, which aims to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. The views expressed are her own.
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Terrorists kidnap more than 200 Nigerian girls

Terrorists kidnap more than 200 Nigerian girls | Human Rights | Scoop.it
The terrorist network Boko Haram is blamed for the abductions.
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Night Commuters - Uganda - YouTube

July 2006 The ranks of the Lord's Resistance Army are made up of abducted children. Terrified of being kidnapped, thousands of young children now travel to y...
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Stolen kids turned into terrifying killers - CNN.com

Stolen kids turned into terrifying killers - CNN.com | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Warlords are forcing children in conflicts around the world to become killing machines -- nothing more than what one child advocate calls "cannon fodder."
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Traveling to school shouldn’t be this difficult—or dangerous—for children

Traveling to school shouldn’t be this difficult—or dangerous—for children | Human Rights | Scoop.it
For the past 10 months, children in Indonesia's Banten province have been commuting to school on narrow bamboo rafts—along a river best known to tourists for its whitewater rapids—because local authorities still haven't fixed a bridge that collapsed in January in a flood. In China, a group of children in Guangxi province, some as young as four...
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Afghan woman stoned to death over adultery accusation

Afghan woman stoned to death over adultery accusation | Human Rights | Scoop.it
The Taliban leader of a village in central Afghanistan ordered the stoning of a woman after she fled a forced marriage with another man, provincial governor says.
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Erin Andrews sues hotel over stalker videos - CNN Video

Erin Andrews sues hotel over stalker videos - CNN Video | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews is suing the hotel where she was recorded nude through a peephole in 2008 for $75 million. CNN affiliate WSMV reports.
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Our Story

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Free The Children began with a story one boy couldn’t ignore.    How it all started . . . Free […]
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If You Think These Kids Are Having Fun, You're Wrong. What They're Actually Doing Is Unbelievable.

If You Think These Kids Are Having Fun, You're Wrong. What They're Actually Doing Is Unbelievable. | Human Rights | Scoop.it
Hey American kids, pay attention.
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11-year-old girl married to 40-year-old man

11-year-old girl married to 40-year-old man | Human Rights | Scoop.it
By Samuel Burke, CNN

Before their wedding ceremony begins in rural Afghanistan, a 40-year-old man sits to be photographed with his 11-year-old bride. The girl tells the photographer that she is sad to be engaged because she had hoped to become a teacher.
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Iraq's New Jaafari Marriage Law Permits Marital Rape, Child Brides and Polygamy: Men Granted Right to Sex, Authority to Marry Multiple Girls as Young as 9

Iraq's New Jaafari Marriage Law Permits Marital Rape, Child Brides and Polygamy: Men Granted Right to Sex, Authority to Marry Multiple Girls as Young as 9 | Human Rights | Scoop.it
The law is a political move to appease Shia Muslims
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Uganda Night Commuters - YouTube

Ugandan children flee to safety at night to escape the " Lord's Resistance Army ", Joseph Kony's guerrilla army.
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