"Between May 2013 and May 2014, 41 countries passed or proposed legislation to penalize legitimate forms of speech online, increase government powers to control content, or expand government surveillance capabilities."
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Let's use social media to promote global awareness!
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Women and girls with disabilities in India are forced into mental hospitals and institutions, where they face unsanitary conditions, risk physical and sexual violence, and experience involuntary treatment, including electroshock therapy. The Indian government should immediately order inspections and regular monitoring of all residential facilities – private and government-run – for women and girls with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities. India should also take steps to ensure people with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities can make decisions about their lives and receive treatment on the basis of informed consent.
In this article, we're giving you a 10-items checklist to ensure a successful Instagram influencer campaign, with quality photos.
Some very nice tips in this article written by Thibaut Davoult!
I particularly like this: "Create a story, not a sales pitch or an ad". I think all of us can relate to it. It's a no-brainer!
Well done, young lady! Well done!
“There is no justice in Brazil. My house has been burned. I have been beaten. My family has been threatened. My friends have been raped and killed by loggers. Yet no one has been punished. I’ve begged for justice, but there is no justice in Brazil. We’ve all been abandoned by the state.”
While much of what kids do online is harmless, a new study found that 87 percent of them have witnessed cyber-bullying, three times the percentage reported in 2013.
"According to the study, 22 percent of kids said they were bullied because of their sexuality, 26 percent said it was their race or religion and 72 percent said it stemmed from their looks."
The shop where awesomeness lives ... for autism, epilepsy, rare disorders and all kinds of other awesomeness! Kat designs fun and unique graphics to help spread awareness, create acceptance, and open dialogue.
My friend Katrina Moody is launching her own awareness store!
Not only will part of the money you spend go towards helping a non-profit, but it will also help her with family needs, including covering therapy, transportation, and therapeutic items for her kids.
Please support her by buying a shirt today!
Long-awaited bill originally drafted to protect women from violence has, bizarrely, endorsed a 'marital right to intercourse', says Ellie Violet Bramley
"Domestic violence in Lebanon is widespread, suggest Human Rights Watch and a local NGO, Kafa, which means "enough" in Arabic. Kafa says analysis of media reports shows that 25 women were killed by family members between 2010 and 2013. But the real figure, according to the organisation's co-founder, Ghada Jabbour, is likely to be much higher as there are no national statistics on domestic violence."
Some pictures are quite graphic. Make sure that no child is around...