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Kissing is Forbidden ("No Se Permiten Besos")

Kissing is Forbidden ("No Se Permiten Besos") | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Just outside the town of Ponce, on Puerto Rico’s southern coast, is a prison for girls. Although the place is named “Center for Detention and Treatment” (Centro de Detención y Tratamiento Social), little by way of “treatment” goes on there.
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Indiana to Push Right to Work Bill; Unions Plan to Fight | FDL News Desk

Indiana to Push Right to Work Bill; Unions Plan to Fight | FDL News Desk | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has an unearned reputation as a moderate.
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Tasers Implicated in Excited Delirium Deaths : NPR | APNS

Tasers Implicated in Excited Delirium Deaths : NPR | APNS | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
The Internet (Taser use and the Human Rights of Citizens http://bit.ly/qfoSnd...)...
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CCC Uses Unearthed Rosa Parks Essay To Vilify Blacks as Rapists | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center

CCC Uses Unearthed Rosa Parks Essay To Vilify Blacks as Rapists | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
The discovery of a six-page essay written by civil rights icon Rosa Parks, in which she recounts the attempted rape of a black housekeeper by a white neighbor,...
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Good News for Wombs: U.S. Paves Way for Free Birth Control Everywhere - Health - GOOD

Good News for Wombs: U.S. Paves Way for Free Birth Control Everywhere - Health - GOOD | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
The health department has made birth control covered under the new health care law, putting us ahead of progressive nations like France and Canada.
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Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Gear (Without Spending Extra Money)

Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Gear (Without Spending Extra Money) | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
The life of a tech junkie is expensive, but you don't always need to spend tons of money to get tons of features. Here are some of our favorite ways to add extra features to your tech without paying an arm and a leg.
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Kissing is Forbidden ("No Se Permiten Besos")

Kissing is Forbidden ("No Se Permiten Besos") | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Just outside the town of Ponce, on Puerto Rico’s southern coast, is a prison for girls. Although the place is named “Center for Detention and Treatment” (Centro de Detención y Tratamiento Social), little by way of “treatment” goes on there.
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Loud, disabled and proud at second annual Bay Area disability pride parade - San Jose Mercury News

Loud, disabled and proud at second annual Bay Area disability pride parade - San Jose Mercury News | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Loud, disabled and proud at second annual Bay Area disability pride paradeSan Jose Mercury NewsSeveral hundred people with disabilities, activists and allies participated in a parade through San Jose to demonstrate their community pride and to...
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AFGHANISTAN: Urgent need to tackle human trafficking - IRINnews.org

AFGHANISTAN: Urgent need to tackle human trafficking - IRINnews.org | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
AFGHANISTAN: Urgent need to tackle human traffickingIRINnews.org"We see it as an alarming problem because a huge number of women and children are vulnerable to trafficking in the country,” Hussain Nussrat, child rights programme coordinator with...
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Latin American Rural Women Face Common Problems - Inside Costa Rica

Latin American Rural Women Face Common ProblemsInside Costa RicaCienfuegos, Cuba - The effects of armed conflicts, the right to land, defending identity and gender equality are all common problems shared by many Latin American rural women, the...
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Sting Cancels Concert Over Human Rights Concerns - Hollywood Reporter

Telegraph.co.ukSting Cancels Concert Over Human Rights ConcernsHollywood ReporterSting has canceled a performance scheduled for Monday in Kazakhstan, after human rights organization Amnesty International tipped him off to its government's...
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Provincial Government Applauds Acceptance of Tshash Petapen (New Dawn) Agreements

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Tami Fitzgerald Of N.C. Values Coalition Could Be Endangering Children | Pam's House Blend

Tami Fitzgerald Of N.C. Values Coalition Could Be Endangering Children | Pam's House Blend | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Tami Fitzgerald (tfitzgerald@ncvalues.org) is Executive Director of the so-called North Carolina Values Coalition.
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Using social media to promote human rights

Using social media to promote human rights | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (RT @gquaggiotto: Using social media to promote human rights http://t.co/tnp7rF0...)...
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MEXICO: Families of Missing Migrants Converge on Capitol - IPS ipsnews.net

After journeying 1,500 km from Honduras, 56-year-old Maura Sánchez reached the central Zócalo square in the Mexican capital Monday along with hundreds of other demonstrators, to demand respect and justice for undocumented migrants in this country.
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Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet

Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
"This is what happens when a boy and girl hang out together in Afghanistan without mom and dad officially setting up the date:..."
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Worker Rights - 2 Jobs Available

Worker Rights - 2 Jobs Available | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is a charity promoting greater awareness and informed discussion of important policy issues.
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Mounting fears for Bahraini teachers held after protests

Mounting fears for Bahraini teachers held after protests | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Official Website of Amnesty International in the United States. Protect Human Rights worldwide. Stop Torture, Defend Women's Rights, Abolish Death Penalty and defend the rights of individuals everywhere.
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San Francisco weighs ban on discrimination against ex-cons - San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco weighs ban on discrimination against ex-cons - San Jose Mercury News | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
San Francisco weighs ban on discrimination against ex-consSan Jose Mercury NewsUnder a proposal before the city's Human Rights Commission, private employers and landlords would be prohibited from disqualifying applicants because they have been...
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5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad

5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
It seems as though the minute the iPad was announced, innumerable light bulbs went off as developers and entrepreneurs everywhere came to the same realization: "We could ...
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Brazil: Violence against indigenous people is rising - EnerPub

Brazil: Violence against indigenous people is risingEnerPubby Speroforum Murder, death threats, lack of health care and education, delays in the regularization of land, exploitation of natural resources: this is the picture of the violence the...
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Miss USA brings fair trade and organic fashion brand, Indigenous, to mainstream America – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Miss USA brings fair trade and organic fashion brand, Indigenous, to mainstream America – Press Releases on CSRwire.com | Human Rights News | Scoop.it
Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.
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