A pledge of a fraternity allegedly died after being hazed by being forced to hike up a peak on a hot summer day in small shoes and with insufficient water. Demand the fraternity take responsibility for the pledge’s death, stop hazing in its chapters, and pay the pledge’s family for the heartbreak it has caused them.
Hungary has responded to an influx of war refugees by placing a four-meter high wall along Serbia’s border and suggesting that migrants be detained and placed in specialty camps. Tell the prime minister to end this horrendous display of inhumanity.
Police allegedly gather up people living and working on the streets of major cities in Cambodia where they are detained, tortured and sometimes killed before annual festivals. Sign our petition to demand that this practice be halted, the people released and the detention centers permanently closed down.
A string of black churches in the South have been set on fire recently, yet federal officials aren’t citing the burnings as hate crimes. Urge federal officials to conduct an intensive investigation into the burning of these black churches rather than writing the fires off as being caused by storms.
Tens of millions of women and girls are assaulted every year in countries around the world. End this global epidemic of gender-based violence by supporting strong international action to protect girls and women everywhere.
After many long years of struggle and perseverance on the part of countless activists, same-sex marriage is finally legal nationwide. In a close decision, the Supreme Court invalidated all state bans on the practice, effectively legalizing love. Please sign here to thank those who made this possible and the Supreme Court for making the right decision.
A teen girl was allegedly forced to strip in front of an officer while he touched himself, after being taken from her car and unlawfully detained. Demand that this officer be fired if the allegations of this disgusting behavior prove to be true.
A teenage blogger in Singapore has been sentenced to a year and a half in a detention center for expressing his personal opinion online. Singapore needs to respect its citizen’s right to free speech and immediately release him from prison with all charges dismissed.
The number of child brides and the abuses they suffer has become epidemic in Bangladesh. Through its influence and the proper use of foreign aid, Australia can help end child marriage and ensure these girls’ rights and well-being are protected. Sign to push for an end to child marriage.
Any worker under twenty years old could soon be forced to work for less than minimum wage in Michigan. Sign this petition to demand fair wages for all workers, regardless of age.
A prison honor program that gave escaped murderers the freedom to roam around their prison and have access to power tools must be ended to prevent more dangerous escapes. Urge officials to end the honor program that enabled these dangerous murderers to escape.
The Ku Klux Klan, who has voiced their support for Dylann Roof who murdered nine churchgoers in an act of racism, is planning to rally at the South Carolina statehouse. Urge officials to stop the rally by enacting legislation that would supersede the KKK’s rights to spread hateful terrorism.
Not all mass shooters are simply “crazy.” Most of them are simply filled with hatred for people that are unlike them that is fueled by racist and misogynistic groups. Demand that the media stop referring to them as mentally ill and start referring to them as murderers, racists, and misogynists.
Women in California still earn significantly less than men for performing the same job. Due to vague and ineffective laws, this practice has remained far too prevalent. Sign this petition to demand equal pay for women.
The hugely successful furniture warehouse, IKEA, has increased employee wages yet again. This marks the second wage hike in recent years. Sign this petition to thank IKEA for ensuring workers are earning decent wages.
The clothing company Zara is accused of enforcing racist policies like racially profiling customers and providing fewer opportunities for advancement to black employees. Urge officials to punish Zara if these accusations are found to be true.
Two young boys were murdered and their bodies were displayed as a warning for not observing Ramadan. Urge the prime minister to give better protection to his citizens from the group responsible for the murders and to enforce preventative measures to stop these murders from continuing to occur.
Openly transgender Americans are prohibited from serving in the military and can be discharged for breaking silence. Sign this petition to demand transgender troops are given the right to serve openly and honestly.
Marvel Studios and Sony have contractually required the character of Peter Parker to be white and straight. End this systematic homophobia and whitewashing in the media by opposing Marvel’s discriminating guidelines.
Millions of low-income people could be left without the medical aid they deserve if Republicans succeed in cutting funding for family planning organizations. Stop the GOP’s efforts to violate low-income individuals’ rights by signing this petition.
Nine transgender women were arrested at a private party due to discriminatory laws. Please support this petition to drop the charges against them, and encourage equality in Malaysia.
A former NFL player was recently charged with domestic abuse for biting his girlfriend and stepping on her face. Domestic violence has been a problem for current and former players for too long. Urge the NFL to increase access to mental health professionals for current and former NFL players and enforce mandatory domestic abuse education across the NFL to stop the domestic violence before it happens.
Sexist policies are forcing female flight attendants to wear high heels on planes even though that footwear is profoundly impractical and can cause permanent foot damage. Demand that this misogynistic requirement be lifted at once.
Countless victims of police shootings could have been saved if they had received immediate first aid to keep them alive until they could be transported to a hospital. Demand that every police vehicle be required to have a full first aid kit in it so that these lives can be saved.
Hateful bigots with guns are going to protest Islam’s presence in the United States outside a mosque full of people who just want to practice their religion in peace. Demand that this violent, dangerous rally be called off at once.