Human rights violations including wrongful imprisonment and limitations on fundamental freedoms are being perpetrated against the citizens of Azerbaijan. It is time the people were allowed to participate in a free and fair election. Urge U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to impose sanctions on Azerbaijan for abusing human rights, and help the citizens get the quality of life they deserve.
Nations afflicted by the devastating Ebola outbreak are struggling to rebuild while also repaying massive debts to international banks. Urge world lending institutions to relieve debt to Ebola-stricken countries and help them recover from a humanitarian disaster.
Civil unions between same-sex couples will now be recognized in Chile. Praise the decision to grant same-sex couples equal rights.
A chef has been fined $2,000 for feeding the homeless restaurant-quality meals. Don’t let police take food away from people in need; sign here to demand her citation be withdrawn at once.
A father was arrested for trying to place a barricade at the bridge where his daughter died in a fatal car crash. Although he had the right intentions, he may be punished with a maximum of five years in jail. Sign this petition to ensure that all charges against him are dropped.
A school recently decided to alter out the word “feminist” from a student’s t-shirt in their school photo. Instead of passively accepting this, the 8th grader stood up for her rights and started a feminist movement in her school. Thank Sophie for her valiant efforts in defending gender equality and promoting understanding and awareness.
The World Bank claims to fight poverty, yet forces impoverished farmers off their lands to build oil pipelines and dams. Demand that the organization stop displacing the world’s most vulnerable people.
An auto repair shop has begun to treat gay people as second-class citizens by refusing them service, and is able to do it because gay people are not legally protected from discrimination. Demand that an anti-discrimination law is put in place to stop this business from discriminating against this minority.
Transgender individuals are required in many European countries to undergo sexual reassignment surgery to be legally recognized as their preferred gender. This surgery is unfair and has negative effects like irreversible sterilization. Demand Norway makes sexual reassignment surgery a choice rather than an obligation.
Malawi has raised the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 18, effectively banning child marriages. Applaud the move, which will reduce instances of child abuse and risky pre-teen pregnancy and allow young women to focus on their educations.
One out of every three women has suffered from abuse, and it’s time to end this global human rights epidemic. Pledge to be part of the solution by taking action to stop violence against women and girls around the world.
A school nurse allegedly refused to treat a student because the student did not want to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. This type of overzealous nationalism is dangerous and this woman must be fired before she can harm any more children. Sign here to protect these students’ freedom of expression.
A police officer is accused of using excessive and unnecessary force that nearly killed a suspect during pursuit. Take action to punish the officer, who so far has only been applauded for his irresponsible actions by the local police department.
A noted anti-LGBT hate group is hosting likely Republican presidential hopefuls on a sponsored international vacation later this year. Demand that the Republican hopefuls in question cancel their scheduled appearances with this homophobic organization at once.
Many Holocaust survivors in Israel are living out their remaining days in poverty and loneliness. Fortunately, efforts are being made to support and comfort these aging survivors. Help support these efforts to ensure dignity and comfort for Holocaust survivors.
The myth that Muslim Americans have been taking over towns and establishing independent governments ruled by Sharia law and closed off to outsiders was echoed to NRA members by a speaker at a recent national meeting. Demand that the NRA publicly denounce this speaker’s claim as nothing but a fearmongering lie.
A transgender woman is being denied basic health care by the prison system that refuses to give her enough hormones to maintain her health. As a result, she has already attempted suicide. Sign our petition to demand that her human rights are respected.
An innocent death row inmate’s life has been saved thanks to the efforts of a compassionate organization. Thank the organization for fighting for the rights and freedoms of the less fortunate.
Allegedly publicly humiliating and threatening to withhold medical care from a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance has gotten a school nurse in trouble. Demand that this nurse be fired at once for her prioritization of political zealotry over the health of her students.
The alleged casual and callous abuse of the body of a young man who was killed by police is currently under investigation. Demand that the officer at the center of it all be fired at once if the allegations are found to be true.
An American journalist has been sentenced to life in an Egyptian prison after being convicted of unsubstantiated charges of terrorism. Demand that Egypt release this man, who has been imprisoned in deplorable conditions and is near death.
Sheriff’s deputies who allegedly beat an unarmed suspect who was surrendering and not resisting arrest are under investigation for excessive force. Demand that all deputies found guilty of this violence be fired at once.
Human rights activists are being followed, defamed, and intimidated by the Venezuelan government. Demand that the harassment be stopped and that the activists are allowed to continue their legitimate activities unimpeded.
Stop a movement that would allow anyone working in a business setting to deny rights or services to individuals or couples depending on whether or not the businessperson agrees with their marital status or lifestyle. Sign this petition to stop ignorance and intolerance from becoming legal.
A call to end all “conversion” therapies for gay, bi, and transgender individuals has been issued by President Obama and the White House. Please sign here to show your thanks for this stance and to echo his call to action.