Amazon at risk: 4 days left‏ – Avaaz.org

Incredible! Over 740,000 signers -- let's reach one million in time to join massive marches for forest protection across Brazil. Sign now and send to everyone. Dear friends, The Amazon is in serious danger. The Brazilian Senate is about to endorse a bill that would dangerously weaken protection of this global treasure. But in four days, indigenous people will lead marches across Brazil calling to stop the destruction. Let’s stand with them and make this a global march to save the … [Read more...]

Care2 – STOP Military Sexual Violence against Egyptian Women!

On March 9th, military police and civilian men attacked and destroyed the camp of peaceful demonstrators in Tahrir Square. 18 women were arrested and dragged to a museum not far away where they were abused and violated.Tell the Head of the military in Egypt to stop the violence against female protesters.»The women were beaten and strip searched as groups of men watched and photographed them. They were also forced to submit to a "virginity test" and told that any woman who was not either married … [Read more...]

Avaaz: Stop 'Corrective Rape' — let's reach 1 million‏

Wow! Nearly 700,000 of us have take action to stop 'corrective rape' and activists in South Africa have forced the government into talks. Let's urgently reach a million and ramp up the pressure for concrete action — click below to sign and forward this email to everyone: Take Action! Dear friends, ‘Corrective rape’, the vicious practice of raping lesbians to ‘cure’ their sexuality, is becoming a crisis in South Africa. Activists on the ground are risking their lives to stop this brutal … [Read more...]

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