Venezuela’s health care situation is dire as thousands of sick people are unable to access life-saving medical treatment due to the government’s failing budget. Sign the petition to urge healthcare reform.
In a clear sign of bias against female patients, prescription drugs used to treat low sexual drive in women have repeatedly failed to get approval despite similar libido-enhancing drugs being approved for males. This is likely due to a historical gender bias that undervalues female physical and mental ailments. Demand that the FDA take concrete steps to eliminate gender bias.
Political activists are being arbitrarily detained as free speech comes under attack in Sudan. Sign the petition to demand these human rights abuses stop and that peaceful activists be released.
San Francisco is one vote away from becoming the next city to ban the use of exotic or wild animals for entertainment purposes. Sign this petition to urge this ban be signed into law.
The red dye used in most commercial hummingbird nectar poses many health risks to the birds that consume it. Urge the FDA to stop allowing hummingbird nectar companies to add this hazardous substance to their products.
The New York Mets are allowing dog lovers to come to a game with their dogs and are donating some of the proceeds to a no-kill animal shelter. Praise them for their fundraising efforts and openness to animal lovers and their dogs.
An infant was submerged in scalding water, leading to her death. Urge that the nurse allegedly responsible for this horrifying tragedy be prosecuted vigorously.
The illegal practice of marrying off daughters under the age of 18 is still a major issue in India. Many ethical and health issues are associated with this illegal practice. Urge the government to take more stringent measures in implementing this law.
Animal welfare activists and workers in South Carolina are joining together to raise awareness about animal abuse. Please sign this petition to thank them for their efforts to end animal abuse.
A Russian prisoner has been denied medical treatment and has made multiple allegations of torture against his jailors, but authorities refuse to investigate. Sign the petition and demand a full and prompt investigation into these allegations of ill-treatment.
Seventy-five percent of married women in India are raped in the course of their lifetime, though India has ruled that marital rape is a not crime. Support this petition to protect all of the married women in India suffering from rape each year by criminalizing marital rape.
Two NYPD officers were recently sentenced to 30 days in jail for beating up a teenager after he had been processed for disorderly conduct charges. Praise the judge for appropriately sentencing the two officers who abused their power.
Another police officer allegedly shot and killed an innocent dog due to lack of animal response training. This has gone on long enough and we cannot allow any more innocent pets to be harmed. Sign here to demand that police attend proper animal safety training and stop killing pets.
Ten Roma families in Romania are at risk of being forcibly evicted from their homes and rendered homeless. Sign the petition and urge authorities to find an alternative solution.
A man was recently convicted of animal abuse after his dog was found to be over 70 pounds underweight and suffering from a number of ailments. Please sign this petition to praise the owner’s conviction.
An energy company is allegedly responsible for polluting wells and other bodies of water with toxic chemicals. Sign this petition to ensure that this company never contaminates our water supply ever again.
California has set a commendable goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions sharply by 2030. Thank Governor Jerry Brown for taking the perils of climate change seriously.
Many hair straightening treatments are known to contain the toxic chemical formaldehyde. This known carcinogen has resulted in multiple cases of formaldehyde poisoning across the nation. Act now to help ban this poisonous chemical from hair straightening and cosmetic products.
A man accused of espionage has been repeatedly tortured and his trial has been marked by inconsistencies and other human rights violations. Sign the petition and demand that the court disregard all evidence acquired through torture.
A group of young children was allegedly sexually abused by French soldiers in a conflict-ridden area. Tell France’s president to ensure that the soldiers involved in this crime are punished to the full extent of the law.
A severely schizophrenic man was recently put to death despite his being too ill to understand what was happening to him. Condemn those who carried out the execution and denied the man psychiatric care during his 10 years in prison.
A female State Department official is just a “clueless spokesperson Barbie” for believing that poor economic conditions contribute to terrorism in the Middle East, according to a writer for the National Rifle Association. Demand that the NRA leadership publicly repudiate this sexist language and clarify that it does not reflect the organization’s values.
One and a half million people were killed or displaced by the Armenian Genocide, but President Barack Obama has still not acknowledged this event as the egregious human rights violation it was. Demand that the President stand in solidarity with the victims by acknowledging the killing as a genocide.
Up to 18,000 families in the capital of Turkmenistan face losing their homes without compensation or access to alternative accommodation. Sign the petition and demand that the government respect its human rights obligations under international treaties.
A vast amount of public land that Native Americans had the right to occupy was sold off to a foreign mining company. Urge officials to return the unfairly sold off land back to the Native American tribes.