People Power Take Action! ~ Start a Campaign @ Avaaz

People power is burgeoning around the world like never before. And from Brazil to Turkey and now Egypt, Avaaz members are at the heart of the groundbreaking movements that are reshaping our world.  In Brazil, hundreds of Avaazers, from a 22 year-old student to a veteran Senator, have started their own petitions to tackle corruption from the communities to the capital. As millions take to the streets, millions more are flocking online to support the petitions started by Avaaz members. And … [Read more...]

BAHRAIN Taking Action, compensates families improving human rights

The Kingdom of Bahrain is to compensate families of protesters killed during last years anti government protests. That's what the Foreign Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa told the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday. The minister said 17 of the victims have already received compensations totalling 2.6 million dollars. He added that legal reforms are already under way in the justice system to ensure fairness, prevent torture, and protect the … [Read more...]

INCEST is more rampant than one knows…Take Action!

Does INCEST strip the INNOCENCE of a CHILD?   That is the Question .... The problem is that this information is rarely tracked by third world countries. In developed nations, the case of sexual abuse, will always be naturally under reported. In the case of consensual incest, the topic is still taboo, but due to the nature of consent, we have a better picture.   High Incest Activity Countries That is a hard question to answer. Several countries share the spot for … [Read more...]

UNODC finally has Human trafficking Database ~ a true Celebration!

HUMAN TRAFFICKING DATABASE ESTABLISHED   October 2011 - Human trafficking is a truly global phenomenon and a crime which affects nearly every part of the world, whether as a source, transit or destination country. According to UNODC, victims from at least 127 countries have been identified, and it is estimated that more than 2.4 million people are being exploited by criminals at any given time. More than a decade after the adoption of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and PUnish … [Read more...]

Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health

A Week of Progress for Women and Children NEW YORK — When a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth, a family is devastated and a community suffers an irreplaceable loss. And when her options are narrowed for lack of health, education or equity, her family, community and country suffer as well. This week, which marked the first anniversary of the UN Secretary-General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, world leaders took notice and Took Action. What made this … [Read more...]

Bal Divas is Children’s Day in Nepal – September 14, 2011

Bal Divas/Children’s Day in Nepal September 14, 2011 Nepal celebrates Bal Divas/Children’s Day as a public holiday.The children’s day that that was celebrated on August 20 changed to September 14 and now we have Father’s Day on this day. In fact, this dayis also known as Gokarna Aunsi (Father Day). Children’s day or Bal Divas day is created everywhere in order to honor the children and minors. It is celebrated in Nepal and all over its kingdom on August 20. This … [Read more...]

care2, Stand Up for Children in Jammu and Kashmir‏ ~ Take Action !

A Celebration of Women, Although India has amended its national juvenile justice law in order to be consistent with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has not updated its law and is continuing to jail 16 and 17 year olds as adults. Urge Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah to amend Jammu and Kashmir's law now. » 17 year old Murtaza Manzoor was held for four months without being charged in a facility that was not equipped to house … [Read more...]

Global Update: Celebrate International Women's Day‏ – UN Foundation

    Global Update: Celebrate International Women's Day‏   March 8, 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a global celebration of women's contributions to the world.   Since its founding more than a decade ago, the UN Foundation has identified addressing the needs and concerns of women and girls as one of the keys to solving the world’s most challenging problems. Empowerment is essential in the global drive to eliminate poverty, achieve social justice and stabilize … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTO – Take Action!

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ARAB FORUM – UN: Protect Children's Rights

  A Cause for Celebration ...for if our children receive no care or respect today, as children; how will they lead our world tomorrow, as adults?   Children are the Future of this Planet...yes?      Arab forum ends with call for action to protect children’s rights – UN   Children in a refugee camp in northern Lebanon 22 December 2010 – A United Nations-backed conference concluded in Morocco yesterday with the adoption of a declaration calling for further action to safeguard children in the … [Read more...]

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