Prioritizing Menstrual Hygiene Management is Key to Ensuring Girls Can Stay in School

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It’s a fact: everyone wins when girls and women access a full education. Educated girls and women are shown to have better maternal health and they are better equipped to raise healthier and more educated children.

And when a country increases its number of women educated through the second grade by 1%, it also raises its annual per capita economic growth by 0.3%.

 

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Help to end the genocide in West Papua

Petition via Avaaz

Help to end the genocide in West PapuaThe West Papuan people are crying for their freedom – please sign this petition to show your support.

The world’s longest‐running military occupation and genocide has killed more than 500,000 people, and is destroying the world’s second‐largest rainforest and 50,000 years of civilisation. Why haven’t more people heard of West Papua?
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Pinned Post – End the Shame and Stigma for Survivors of Domestic, Mental, Physical and Sexual Abuse

Please sign and share My Petition Here.

End the StigmaI believe that anyone who has been the victim of abuse should be able to come forward and get support for what they have been through.

Please sign and share my petition to get people talking about abuse. 

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Ask world leaders to act now to stop and prevent famine now

Petition via Global Citizen

NoneChildren are starving and they need your help.

Across Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria, millions of people could die from hunger and malnutrition in the weeks and months ahead.

In particular, 1.4 million children are suffering from severe malnutrition and are at risk of dying if we don’t act now.
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Stronger Sentences for Dog Fighting in the UK

Petition via the League Against Cruel Sports

Sign the PetitionIt’s time to fight against dog fighting in the UK. It’s time for action.

If anyone thinks dog fighting is a thing of the past, then sadly they are wrong.

Last year the League Against Cruel Sports commissioned a ground-breaking report which revealed that a dog fight may be taking place possibly every day in the UK.

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Girls as young as young as six are being held in sexual slavery by Islamic State

Petition from Global Citizen

Call On The UN Human Rights Commissioner To Establish A Commission Of Inquiry That Collects Evidence

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Nadia Murad was taken as a sex slave by Islamic State (ISIS) militants, when they invaded the Sinjar district of northern Iraq in mid-2014, killing more than 3,000 Yazidi civilians and capturing up to 7,000. Nadia saw her brothers killed and was held captive, like many other Yazidi women and girls, for months before escaping.

Nadia has campaigned for countries to investigate and prosecute the Islamic State for its crimes against Yazidi people to hold IS troops accountable. Continue reading

UK Government/RSPCA – Create an Animal Cruelty Register in the UK

via Change.org, please sign and share the petition to create an Animal Cruelty Register in the UK. 

Narla was horrifically beaten by thug Craig McKinley in a shocking video footage that went viral on Facebook.

As an animal lover, who owns a dog just like Narla, I found the story highly upsetting. What shocked me is that these abusers and others like them will be able to own an animal again one day. There’s nothing to prevent them doing this again. Continue reading

Creating fake online profiles for sex is fraud. Make Catfishing a crime!

Petition via Change.org,  please sign and share

Last year I was in love with a man I had met online. After 14 months, I discovered that the man I was in a relationship with ‘Antony Ray’ was using a fake identity. He had created a fake profile. Turns out he was married and even had a dedicated phone for ‘conquests’ from his fake life. He took advantage of my trust and took away my right to choose. Had I known, I would never have consented to a sexual relationship with a married man, let alone a man who was actively having relations with multiple women simultaneously. Continue reading

Tell Nevsun ‘No’ to Modern Slavery and Human Rights Abuses

On May 3, Nevsun – the mining company that operates in Eritrea, northeast Africa, will hold their Annual General Meeting in Vancouver. We will grab this opportunity to show their investors and shareholders that we do not want companies profiting from a system of state-sponsored forced labor. Continue reading