Suraiya Gangaram, Seeking Support for Children!

The Toronto Star reports: 'There were flowers outside the door of Suraiya Gangaram’s Danzig St. townhouse on Mother’s Day: pink roses, yellow tulips, a white daisy. But these were flowers of mourning, not celebration. Police say the mother of three was stabbed to death in her Scarborough home by an ex-boyfriend on Friday. Officers identified the 31-year-old victim on Sunday, as police charged Lascelles Allen, 51, with first-degree murder. “It was despicable and incredibly cowardly, in … [Read more...]

I Am A Ukrainian, This Needs To Go Viral

I am not a Ukrainian. But, the creator of this video is and it should make us all feel like we are. Watch it. Share it. Send it to your representatives. It’s not your problem. True. But all of our collective voices might be part of the solution. Related Thought Kiev2 Admit It, You Have No Idea What's Going On In Ukraine Right Now This article will fill your knowledge gap. The first thing you should know is that Ukrainian protests make Occupy Wall Street look like a play date. If … [Read more...]

A VOICE for a 12 Year Old MURDER VICTIM, Jo Dibblee

A VOICE FOR A 12 YEAR OLD MURDER VICTIM AND VINDICATION FOR ALL SURVIVORS OF AB-- USE AND NEGLECT   Toronto, ON. – After thirty-five years in hiding, Jo-Ann Vacing-Dibblee is coming forward to tell her story in the riveting book, “Frock Off: Living Undisguised”. Sexually assaulted and stalked by a foster parent, Vacing-Dibblee was contacted by the RCMP investigating the murder of a young girl they felt was connected to her case. When they were unable to bring the man to justice, … [Read more...]

Take Action – Sign petition, stop Horrific Child Abuse in Maldives!

It's horrific! A Maldives court just sentenced a 15-year-old rape survivor to 100 whip lashings. By threatening Maldives politicians' precious tourist income we can save this child and stop these outrageous public floggings. Let's quickly build a one million strong call, then place ads in travel magazines and websites: START HERE. It's hard to believe, but a 15-year-old rape survivor has been sentenced to be whipped 100 times in public! Let's put an end to this lunacy by hitting … [Read more...]

Taking Action against Lord’s Resistance Army, Invisible Children, Security Council

The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), also known as the Lord's Resistance Movement, is a Christian fundamentalist, militant new religious movement cult operating in northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic. It has been accused of widespread human rights violations, including murder, abduction, mutilation, child-sex slavery and forcing children to participate in hostilities. Initially it was an outgrowth and continuation of the larger armed … [Read more...]

SOUTH AFRICA, confronts sexual violence and discrimination

In South Africa — a country often referred to as the murder and rape capital of the world—one group of women are especially at risk. Lesbians are increasingly the targets of a particularly heinous crime: "curative" or "corrective" rape, which perpetrators believe will change their sexual orientation. We travel to South Africa to meet several survivors, who are speaking out to confront sexual violence and discrimination. Corrective rape is a hate crime in which a person is raped because of … [Read more...]

Maria da Penha – WOMAN of ACTION™ 

  A Celebration of Women™  is honored to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse that rose above extraordinary circumstances involving unheard of levels of violence, domestically. Today, this powerhouse works to help other women to regain dignity, safety and rise of domestic violence. Because her experience and sufferings, an actual law was enacted in Brazil under the symbolic name “Maria da Penha Law on Domestic and Family Violence.”     WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Female Afghan Official Assassinated

Afghan Women Murdered     RAWA: Some Afghan women who have been murdered in the past few years (L to R): Shaima Rezayee, May 18, 2005 Malalai Kakar, September 28, 2008 Zaki Zaki, June 6, 2007 Second Row: Sitara Achakzai, April 12, 2009 Safia Amajan, September 25, 2006 Shokiba Sanga Amaaj, June 1, 2007 Afghan women are killed for demanding their rights A few of the women who have been killed or threatened for daring to demand their rights.     Female Afghan … [Read more...]

MONUSCO, Roger Meece,(DRC) is Taking Action to to put an end to the armed mutiny

Fighting in North and South Kivu provinces in the DRC has led to massive displacement, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Photo: UNHCR/G. Ramazani June 2012 – The Security Council today strongly condemned the recent mutiny by renegade soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as the killing and abuse of civilians, mostly women and children, by armed groups operating in the eastern part of the country.The eastern provinces of North and South Kivu … [Read more...]

Lebanon to investigate the death of an Ethiopian migrant domestic worker

    April 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today urged Lebanon to investigate the death of an Ethiopian migrant domestic worker who committed suicide days after being abused in the capital city of Beirut.The abuse committed against Alem Dechasa, 33, was caught on video and posted on social media websites, showing the victim shouting and struggling to resist a man dragging and forcing her into a car in front of bystanders. Ms. Dechasa committed suicide on 14 … [Read more...]

The Roman Conquest… One Woman Who Can Destroy an Empire!

ARIES FIRE ... The Roman Conquest... One Woman Who Can Destroy an Empire! Elaine Edelson is an internationally recognized intuitive channel and astrologer. As former host of her own radio show, Manifest Change Now, she interviewed global new-thought leaders and innovators. Elaine is the author of the non-fiction book, “Minutes to Manifesting” and creator of “The Bodhi System: Minutes to Intuitive Mastery.” As former host of her own radio show, Manifest Change Now, she interviewed … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Girls Matter

     A Celebration of Women Adele Butler - Women of Spirit  GIRLS MATTER!     Imagine being told that you are useless. ... or left to die because of your gender.   Imagine living in a society where even your family doesn't want you because of a policy or an expensive system. Imagine not having a mother's love because you are not a boy. In China and India, this is a harsh reality. I read a little background history of the one-child policy and learned that it was Chinese … [Read more...]

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Kim Jong-il

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Kim Jong-il     December 19, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the death of Kim Jong-il: “Kim Jong-il will be remembered as the leader of a totalitarian regime who violated the basic rights of the North Korean people for nearly two decades. “We hope his passing brings positive change allowing the people of North Korea to emerge from six decades of … [Read more...]

Russian Billionaire Buys Haunted Home of Betrayed Mary Blandy,1752

Russian Billionaire Buys Britain's Priciest Home   An 18th century manor - famously said to be haunted by a vengeful female ghost - has been purchased by a Russian oligarch for a stunning £140 million, making the sale the most lucrative in British real estate yet. The sale of Park Place, near Henley-on-Thames at Oxfordshire, one-ups the previous record-holder for most expensive home in the UK, which was held by a £136 million penthouse at One Hyde Park, … [Read more...]

Uganda – Death Penalty for GAYS: Emma Ruby-Sachs

In 48 hours, Uganda could pass a law that imposes the death penalty for homosexuality. An international outcry shelved this bill last year -- we urgently need to ramp up the pressure to press President Museveni to stand up for human rights and stop this brutal law. Sign below, and tell everyone: In 48 hours, the Ugandan Parliament may vote on a brutal new law that carries the death penalty for homosexuality. Thousands of Ugandans could face execution -- just for being gay.We've helped stop … [Read more...]

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