Human Rights

End Criminal Punishment for Women Seeking Abortions

End Criminal Punishment for Women Seeking Abortions

Women in the Dominican Republic are treated as criminals for seeking abortions, resulting in an uprise in dangerous black market alternatives. Sign the petition and demand that women be given safe and easy access to abortions.

Don’t Block U.S. Donations Intended to Help Earthquake Victims

Don’t Block U.S. Donations Intended to Help Earthquake Victims

As thousands of Iranians struggle to survive following a devastating earthquake that recently rocked the Middle Eastern nation, many U.S. citizens are reporting they are unable to send charitable contributions as aid. Sign this petition to demand that the Trump administration lift arbitrary restrictions that are blocking these funds from reaching those who need it most.

Stop the Abusive Treatment of LGBTQ People in China

Stop the Abusive Treatment of LGBTQ People in China

LGBTQ rights are under attack in China. Although so-called gay conversion therapy was made illegal in China in 2014, many individuals continue to report being subjected to cruel and abusive medical procedures designed to change their sexual orientation. Take a stand for the LGBTQ community in China and sign this petition demanding that existing laws be strongly enforced.

Shut Down Deadly Fur Farm

Shut Down Deadly Fur Farm

Hundreds of animals are allegedly being tortured at an Iowa fur farm. Sign the petition and demand this fur farm be shut down immediately so that no more animals have to suffer.

End Child Labor in the Tobacco Industry

End Child Labor in the Tobacco Industry

One of the world’s largest tobacco companies is profiting from the illegal labor of children. Sign the petition and demand that this company cut ties with tobacco farms that abuse the rights of children.

Lift Blockade and Save Yemen from World’s Largest Famine

Lift Blockade and Save Yemen from World’s Largest Famine

Millions may face the worst famine in years if blockades are not lifted from Yemen’s ports, where currently even food and medicine are blocked from getting through. Demand that these blockades be lifted and millions of lives saved.

Free Tourist Facing Death Penalty for Painkillers

Free Tourist Facing Death Penalty for Painkillers

A detained British tourist has been told she could face the death penalty for trying to enter Egypt with common painkillers. Sign this petition to demand her freedom.

Ensure Legal Protection for Same-Sex Couples

Ensure Legal Protection for Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples in Suriname are not allowed equal protection under the law. Sign the petition and demand that same-sex couples be given the same rights as heterosexual couples.

Tanzania: Stop Silencing the Free Press

Tanzania: Stop Silencing the Free Press

Several newspapers and media outlets have been forcibly silenced by the government of Tanzania. Demand that the country end its ban on the free press.

Cameroon: Stop Sending Refugees to their Deaths

Cameroon: Stop Sending Refugees to their Deaths

Cameroon has allegedly deported tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees back to a warzone. Sign this petition to demand an end to refugee deportations.

Punish Lawyer for Normalizing Rape Culture

Punish Lawyer for Normalizing Rape Culture

A lawyer, via live satellite TV, said that a woman wearing ripped jeans invited rape and sexual harassment. He claimed that it was ‘a national duty’ to treat her as such, sparking outrage for his disgustingly sexist beliefs. Sign this petition to demand this man be punished and forced to apologize.

Discipline Officers for Alleged Violence Against a Reporter

Discipline Officers for Alleged Violence Against a Reporter

Six officers allegedly ganged up on a reporter and violently assaulted him. Violence should never be used to prevent reporters from doing their jobs. Sign the petition and demand that the officers be disciplined.

End Violence Against Women

End Violence Against Women

Violence against women is at a shocking high in Uruguay. In addition, the nation, which says it supports human rights, has alarming and inhumane conditions in its prisons. Demand that the government of Uruguay work to end violence against women and protect the rights of other citizens, as well.

Don’t Deport 10-Year-Old Girl with Cerebral Palsy

Don’t Deport 10-Year-Old Girl with Cerebral Palsy

Immigration officials are about to deport a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy. Sign this petition to demand her freedom.

Don’t Make Homosexuality a Crime

Don’t Make Homosexuality a Crime

Lawmakers in Egypt are seeking to criminalize homosexuality. Love is love and should never be made illegal. Criminalizing homosexuality will only legalize cruelty. Sign the petition and demand that these laws not be passed.

Ban Rubbernecking at Crime Scenes

Ban Rubbernecking at Crime Scenes

A crowd of onlookers stood by and took pictures of a woman’s unconscious body after watching her be brutally beaten, some even taking selfies with the body and one taking away her phone. This insensitive, disgusting behavior is inexcusable and should not be tolerated. Sign this petition to demand the law prohibit such rubbernecking in the future.

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Tanzania: Release Human Rights Lawyers and Activists

The government of Tanzania has detained over a dozen human rights lawyers and activists who were investigating abuse against the LGBTQ community by the government. Sign the petition and demand the release of these human rights defenders.

Haribo: End Any Alleged Slave Labor

Haribo: End Any Alleged Slave Labor

Confectionery giant Haribo has been accused of using slaves in its supply chain. Sign this petition to demand they end any alleged use of slave labor.

Protect Journalists from Brutal Murders

Protect Journalists from Brutal Murders

Journalists in India are being brutally murdered, and the government is doing nothing to hold those responsible accountable. Sign the petition and demand that the government protect its nation’s journalists.

Give Workers in Mexico a Living Wage

Give Workers in Mexico a Living Wage

Workers in Mexico, exploited for cheap labor, struggle to survive on an average of only 52 cents an hour. They deserve a living wage, one that will allow them to provide food, shelter, and transportation for themselves and their families. Demand these hardworking men and women be given a living wage.

Vietnam: Release Student Blogger from Detention

Vietnam: Release Student Blogger from Detention

The government of Vietnam is holding a young student blogger captive. Sign the petition and demand the blogger be released and laws that imprison other writers like him be thrown out. To abuse freedom of speech is to abuse human rights.

Do Not Deny Health Services to Transgender Youth

Do Not Deny Health Services to Transgender Youth

The human rights of Pennsylvania’s transgender youth are at risk, as a vote approaches in the state Senate on a children’s healthcare bill that could deny them coverage. Demand that a clean healthcare bill be passed that does not discriminate against LGBTQ people.

Free Ukrainian Filmmaker Imprisoned in Russia

Free Ukrainian Filmmaker Imprisoned in Russia

Oleg Sentsov is serving 20 years in a Russian prison, on what supporters say are bogus charges stemming from his criticism of President Vladimir Putin. Sign this petition to demand his freedom.

Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader

Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader

Afro-Colombian community organizer Jose Jair Cortes is suspected of being assassinated. Demand that his killer(s) be found and brought to justice.

Arrest Cops Accused of Rape

Arrest Cops Accused of Rape

Two NYPD detectives have been accused of raping an 18-year-old. Demand they face justice if found guilty.

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