Women dying in Sterilization Camps, ‘herded like cattle’

India mass sterilization: women were ‘forced’ into camps .. Brother-in-law of one victim says women were ‘herded like cattle’ after 12 die and scores injured following botched operations Relatives of the 12 women who died after a state-run mass sterilization campaign in India went horribly wrong have told local media they were forced by health workers to attend the camp. More than 80 women underwent surgery for laparoscopic tubectomies at a free government-run camp in the central … [Read more...]

Syria: A brighter tomorrow‏ -Take Action!

Syrian children may feel little hope today, but this week we have a powerful chance to help save their future. A staggering 6 million Syrians have fled the fighting, many of them children. In many wars, they become a 'lost generation' that knows guns more than books, and never get a chance to build a better life. But this time, there's an exciting plan to change that. Inspiring 16-year old campaigner Malala Yousafzai and UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown are teaming up with our community to … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Manufacturing Horror‏!

The death toll from last week’s building collapse in Bangladesh has now topped 400 -- it’s Bangladesh’s worst ever industrial disaster. The eight-storey building, workplace to thousands of garment factory workers, showed clear signs of cracking a full day before it collapsed. More than 140 people are still missing underneath the rubble. Right now, thousands of protesters are marching in Dhaka to demand their right to not die on the job. It’s time global fashion brands heed their call -- it’s … [Read more...]

END THE WAR ON WOMEN – PLEDGE TODAY

Wow, incredible response! We’ve already exceeded our initial goal of 25,000 pledges, let’s supercharge our impact -- with 45,000 pledges, we can drive more misogynist politicians from office! Pledge now to massively boost the campaign! Violent and abusive men often use their power to obstruct reforms that would protect women. Incredibly, 260 Indian politicians charged with violence against women are fighting off a proposal to make them step down. Avaaz will collect donations only … [Read more...]

Victoria Soto – WOMAN of ACTION™ ~ Tribute

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life of this power of example of pure love, true devotion and exemplar courage.  When the shooter came to her classroom, causing the worst gun killing in the history of the USA, she hid her first graders in the cabinets and closets after hearing the gunfire. Celebrate this Life with us here today, as we pay our tribute to this one woman that all the women of our world will forever look up to. This woman died a … [Read more...]

Avaaz Petition, Stop Internet from global treaty of control

Authoritarian regimes are pushing for governmental control over the internet in a binding global treaty. If they succeed, the internet could become less open, more costly and much slower. We've stopped threats like this before, and we can again -- but only with a massive global outcry. Right now at a UN meeting in Dubai, authoritarian regimes are pushing for full governmental control of the Internet in a binding global treaty -- if they succeed, the internet could become less open, … [Read more...]

Blackout-Proof Cairo – 17,000 donors, Wow!

  Wow - over 17,000 donors,  and we've got 15 blackout-breaking satellite internet kits  -- some already in Libya and more headed to other countries now!   Let's keep going into Cairo -- donate below!   Dear friends, An extraordinary wave of people power is flooding the Middle East, but autocratic regimes are responding with violence -- and Egypt-style internet blackouts. Let's blackout-proof the protests by providing satellite communications technology and support teams to key … [Read more...]

WOMEN Taking Action! Avaaz – Blackout:proof the protests‏!

An extraordinary wave of people power is flooding the Middle East, but autocratic regimes are responding with violence -- and Egypt-style internet blackouts. Let's blackout-proof the protests by providing satellite communications technology and support teams to key organisers:         Across the Middle East -- in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, and more countries every day -- autocratic regimes are trying to crush unprecedented peaceful protests with brutality and blackouts. These countries … [Read more...]

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