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Girl Shot in Head by Taliban, Speaks at UN: Malala Yousafzai United Nations Speech 2013

Pakistani girl celebrates her 16th birthday on day she speaks to United Nations' student delegates. For more on this story, click here
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North Korea families pressuring elderly to commit suicide

North Korea families pressuring elderly to commit suicide | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
More senior citizens in North Korea are being pressured to kill themselves because of intergenerational conflicts and the skyrocketing cost of medicine.

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petition: End Adam Capay's 4 Years of Hell in Solitary Confinement

petition: End Adam Capay's 4 Years of Hell in Solitary Confinement | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Adam Capay is an indigenous man who has not been convicted of a crime. But he has been in solitary awaiting trial for 4 years. (33877 signatures on petition)

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FACTBOX-Documentary film spotlights crimes of sexual violence in war

FACTBOX-Documentary film spotlights crimes of sexual violence in war | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, it is estimated that between 100,000 and 250,000 women were raped in 100 days

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Pakistan 'honor killing': UK woman raped before death

Pakistan 'honor killing': UK woman raped before death | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
A British woman murdered in a suspected "honor killing" incident in Pakistan was raped before her death, Pakistani police say.

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Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang Want to Get Married - The New Yorker

Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang Want to Get Married - The New Yorker | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Jiayang Fan on the state of gay marriage in China, and on the lawsuit filed by Sun Wenlin after he and Hu Mingliang were denied a marriage license.

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We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center

We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center By Frances Nguyen/Contributor — August 24, 2016 In the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies the tiny, remote island of Nauru, which has come under scrutiny recently by the media and human rights groups.…

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How 7 Words Deny Abortions To Women Raped In War | Care2 Causes

How 7 Words Deny Abortions To Women Raped In War | Care2 Causes | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
We don't just obstruct the right to abortion access within the U.S., we also deny it to thousands of women and girls all over the world -- even victims of war

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One Woman's Powerful Stand Against Domestic Violence

One Woman's Powerful Stand Against Domestic Violence | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
"I am a survivor of domestic violence. After a year of passionate romance with a handsome, charismatic man, I was stunned when he began to abuse me." Here's what happened next.

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Germany's migrant crisis: Refugees committed more than 200,000 crimes last year

Germany's migrant crisis: Refugees committed more than 200,000 crimes last year | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
REFUGEES in Germany committed 92,000 more offences in the country last year than in 2014, according to official figures.
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Chinese Families Are Being Ripped Apart for Protesting About Losing Their Life Savings | VICE News

In China, hundreds of thousands of people's lives have been wrecked by what they thought was a safe, government-backed investment — and some have been jailed for protesting about it.

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This Is The Horrific Squalor Refugees Endure In France

This Is The Horrific Squalor Refugees Endure In France | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Almost 3,000 people are squatting in life-threatening, swamp-like conditions near Dunkirk.

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How Children Are Forced To The Front Lines Of Yemen's War

How Children Are Forced To The Front Lines Of Yemen's War | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
And what it means for the future of the country.

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Sheunesu Hove's curator insight, January 24, 5:04 PM

Despite the assurances given to the UN by the different fighting groups in Yemen, children are armed and forced to the frontline.

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Severn Cullis-Suzuki at Rio Summit 1992

Severn is an activist and writer who has been speaking out about social justice and environmental issues since she was small. At age 9, she started th
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Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't

Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
India's economy keeps growing, but women's rights are going backwards: why?

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Pashtana’s Lesson

Pashtana’s Lesson | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
A teenage girl resists her arranged marriage so she can stay in school.

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Prostitutes tempt migrants to sell their organs in Egypt – report

Prostitutes tempt migrants to sell their organs in Egypt – report | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it

Human organ traffickers are allegedly using prostitutes to tempt migrants into selling their organs, while hospitals are helping to cover up the disturbing revelations, a shocking report has stated.


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Woman killed by husband, in-laws for dowry - Times of India

Woman killed by husband, in-laws for dowry - Times of India | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
According to National Crime Record Bureau, in UP, 2,335 dowry deaths were reported in 2015.

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Burkini ban: Police in Nice force woman to remove part of clothing

Burkini ban: Police in Nice force woman to remove part of clothing | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Armed police officers forced a woman at a Nice beach to remove some of her clothing as part of the French city's controversial ban on the burkini.

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Slavery Today 

Slavery Today  | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
It isn’t legal anywhere but happens almost everywhere—including Europe and the U.S. Slaves are forced to work, without pay, under the threat of violence. They cannot walk away.

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Nearly 60% Of Countries At Risk Of Using Slaves In Supply Chains

Nearly 60% Of Countries At Risk Of Using Slaves In Supply Chains | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it

Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also ranked North Korea as having the worst record of slave labour in the world. By assessing incidents of human trafficking or slavery, national laws, and the quality of law enforcement across 198 countries, risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft found that 115 countries were at high or extreme risk of using slaves.


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Ziggi Ivan Santini's curator insight, August 13, 4:19 AM

Nearly 46 million people around the world are living as slaves, forced to work in factories, mines and farms, sold for sex, trapped in dept bondage or born into servitude.

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Why some factory owners are celebrating India's child labour bill - BBC News

Why some factory owners are celebrating India's child labour bill - BBC News | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Sanjoy Majumder investigates the impact of a controversial labour bill that allows children under 14 to work in some circumstances.

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Chandana2406's curator insight, August 5, 6:02 AM
The new Child Labor Amendment Bill is a free ride to child labor. Many child rights NGOs are opposing it.
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Slavery in Yemen

Slavery in Yemen | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Despite government denials, this investigation uncovers evidence of slave labour in Yemen.
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Kidnapped And Raped At Age 13, She's Finally Found Justice

Kidnapped And Raped At Age 13, She's Finally Found Justice | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Woineshet Zebene Negash of Ethiopia was abducted, raped and forced to sign a marriage contract when she was just 13. Now, 15 years later, her rights have been upheld.

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ISIS Is Holding 3,500 People As Slaves In Iraq

ISIS Is Holding 3,500 People As Slaves In Iraq | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
The people being held are predominantly women and children.

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