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Since I was 12 in 1995 I have felt the same way about this sort of advertising as I do now, and I'm now 27yrs old.
This must stop and the average woman's rights to feel sexy in their family home should be restored to them. Not have It cheapened to an imposable unrealistic unachievable Image of what beauty is set by the media, by this form of advertising.
Targeted & catering to the male viewers only. And leaving a large majority of combined viewers, Unsettled in their own homes, Of mixed dwellings.
WE WILL HAVE THESE LAWS AMENDED ! To Only Advertising Products & Product Related Services.
Cervical smear test is used to look for changes in cervical cells and to identify whether further investigation is required. Depending on the degree of abnormality identified, women are asked to have a repeat smear after six or 12 months, or may be referred for a further test to identify the cause of the abnormality identified by screening.
Under the NHS Cervical Screening Program, all women between the ages of 25 and 49 are eligible for a free cervical smear test every three years, and women between the ages of 50 and 64 are eligible for a free test every five years.
The smear test is not routinely available to women aged under 25. Cervical cancer is rare in women under the age of 20; teenagers’ bodies, particularly the cervix, are still developing, which means young women may get an abnormal smear result when there is nothing wrong. This could lead to unnecessary treatment, so screening young women might do more harm than good.
Between the ages of 20 and 25, invasive cancer is still rare but changes in the cervix are common. Although treating lesions in very young women may prevent cancers from developing many years later, the evidence suggests that screening is best started at the age of 25. Lesions that are destined to progress will still be screen-detectable and those that would regress will no longer be a source of anxiety. This means that younger women will not have to undergo unnecessary investigations and treatments.
Any woman under 25 who is concerned about her risk of developing cervical cancer, or her sexual health generally, should contact her GP or Genito-Urinary
Every day thousands of children in the United States are forced, manipulated, and lured into some form of commercial sexual exploitation. Violence and threats keep the victims silenced and fearful of escaping or trusting Law Enforcement.
Since the passing of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (T.V.P.A) in 2003, the United States government has spent more than 500 million dollars to spread awareness and assist in the rehabilitation of foreign nationals who have entered the country as victims of human trafficking—but funding and resources are inadequate for American children of the same crime.
Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It involves injuring someone, usually a spouse or partner, but it can also be a parent, child or other family member.
Domestic violence is a serious problem. It is the most common cause of injury to women ages 15 to 44. Victims may suffer physical injuries such as bruises or broken bones. They may suffer emotionally from depression, anxiety or social isolation.
It is hard to know exactly how common domestic violence is, because people often don't report it. There is no typical victim. It happens among people of all ages. It affects those of all levels of income and education.
Reflections Recovery is a proposed 90-day residential treatment program governed by Latter-day Saint (LDS) principles of healing. Geared towards helping women ages 18 and older, we will provide a safe haven for those who struggle with addictions to drugs and alcohol and suffer from the pains of depression and abuse.
|What's the story on TV tonight ... that women are the minority sex with a reduced shelf life?|
By adding your name to our online petition you can help change this.
Sign this petition by clicking on the blue button below. WE NOW HAVE OVER 10,000 SIGNATURES. PLEASE FORWARD THIS PETITION TO YOUR FRIENDS/RELATIVES/ CONTACTS AND DON"T LEAVE IT TO OTHERS TO SPREAD THE WORD. (We also have over 3,600 signatures on a parallel paper petition, which brings the TOTAL NUMBER OF SIGNATURES to OVER 10,000).
In November 2008, women from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, and Zimbabwe came together in London with activists and supporters of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, diaspora organisations and other groups to raise their concerns about Africa. The following declaration was drafted by these women.
Support the voices of these African women and enable Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to raise their demands with decision makers, including the international community, national governments and non-governmental agencies.
Canada, September 2008: - Discovering the Common Core - The 1st World Conference for Women’s Shelters
While attending the conference was an inspiring and powerful experience, it also was a stark reminder that the 800 female and male delegates from 51 countries were only a small percentage of shelter workers all over the world.
Considering all forms of violence against women – Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Trafficking, Honour Killings, Genital Mutilation - how many people actually do undertake work (paid and unpaid) because of gendered violence.
From direct service delivery in hospitals and health services, shelters, counselling services, neighbourhood centres, to police and court intervention and support,
From community education, advocacy, lobbying, social action campaigns to training, research and study,
From working with perpetrators, in support or legal capacities to housing or income support of all involved
From policy development, action plans, advisory panels, committees and working groups to administration of services and local / state and federal governments etc.
How many hours paid and or unpaid are spent each week worldwide by people working in the field of violence against women?
“The Secretary-General of the United Nations has said that violence against women is one of the gravest issues of our time.
Last fall, in an unprecedented initiative, a High-Level Panel on Reform of the United Nations recommended the creation of a new international agency for women. The recommendation was based on the finding that the record of the UN on gender has been abysmal. If that agency comes into being, headed by an Under-Secretary General, with funding that starts at $1 billion a year (less than half of UNICEF’s resources), and real capacity to run programmes on the ground, issues like violence against women would suddenly be confronted with indomitable determination.
The women activists on the ground, the women survivors on the ground, the women activist-survivors on the ground would finally have resources and support for the work that must be done” Remarks by Stephen Lewis, delivered at the 10th Annual V-Day Celebrations April 12, 2008, New Orleans, LA
What can we do??????
Lets count our working hours worldwide and send the information to Ban Ki –Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, demanding the creation of a new international agency for women as recommended by the UN reform panel.
Please make this campaign a success by signing this petition and fill in the relevant fields. Please indicate how many hours per week you spend in your professional capacity in relation to violence against women. Please ensure that everyone in your organisation (paid and unpaid) participates. The more people contribute the more accurately we can draw our international map of working hours.
Please fill in your details only once and forward this campaign to all your networks.
Thank you for your participation.
Translations into other languages are on the way, please revisit often.
Carrie's Place, Australia
Women in America need our help!
Average cost of birth control pills in this country is $30-$45 per pack (which we buy each month).* That's if you are one of the lucky American's in this country to even have medical insurance. Those without can pay almost TWICE that much.
There are fractions of people who want to make abortion illegal. There are still more that believe there are too many unwanted children in this country already. To these people specifically, wouldn't this be an easy solution to the problem?
If all women (no matter what your social status, financial status, race, age, religion, etc.) receive free birth control, you are helping control the over-population. It will also cut back financial burdens on women/families, especially those where an extra $30 a month would be a lot. That's potentially an extra $360 a year, or more!
Why not let all our tax money go to use!
*Info found at: http://www.womensmedcenter.com/BirthControl/?ID=5
We have worked so hard in the past. In order for women to gain the natural rights that we deserve, mostly, there is a need to stay grounded. Since the 1800s on down, we have made strides to advance.
Our presence must be heard more due to recent events in the mass media.
Check out this website http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/journals/256/sexual-assault.html
Women are more abused by men than the other way around. From what I know and what I've seen I think it has gone far enough and it is time to make a change. I would greatly appreciate it if you tell as many people as you can about this petition.
نحن نساء الاحزاب السياسية نرفع صوتنا عاليا موحداً ضد القائمة النسوية المنفصلة
القانون الجديد للانتخابات الذي يمنح المرأة تمثيلا نسبيا مرفوض
The violation of human rights in Iran continues unabated. Currently, there are more than 70 minors awaiting the death penalty and the religious dictatorship in Iran has executed more than 400 people in 2007.
Last year for the 54th time, the United Nations General Assembly condemned Iran for continuing its practices of "torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment such as flogging and amputations," and the "continuing of public executions, including multiple public executions, and, on a large scale, of other executions, in the absence of respect for internationally recognized safeguards, and the issuing of sentences of stoning." In particular, the General Assembly deplored "the execution of persons who were under the age of 18 at the time their offence was committed."
The Iranian regime's appalling human rights dossier during the past three decades speaks for itself.
As a small part of this record, more than 120,000 political prisoners have so far been executed (A list encompassing 20,000 people along with their names and details has recently been published by the Iranian Resistance), and opposition activists abroad have been murdered or injured by the mullahs' terror squads.
On November 2, 2007 Amnesty International stated that these executions amount to a crime against humanity.
On July 29, 2007, Dibor Roberts, a 48 year old black female, an African born woman naturalized in the US in 2006, was driving home from her job as a nursing assistant at 10:30PM. A Yavapai County Sheriff's deputy says he clocked her speeding on Beaverhead Flat Rd. He came up behind her, turned on his lights. She was afraid to stop in an unlit area and wanted to get to a lighted area.
There had been recent reports of police impersonators and she was afraid. He cut her off forcing her to stop, approached her car with gun drawn, broke her rear passenger window, took her cellphone and threw it on the ground, pulled her from her car and handcuffed her. She was charged with assaulting the officer, fleeing and resisting arrest. The assault charge was dropped. She was convicted on May 16 of resisting arrest and fleeing.
The judge sentenced her to 6 months unsupervised probation and reduced one charge to a misdemeanor. Dibor Roberts was not fleeing - she was afraid and was trying to get to a lighted area. The police recommend that women do that -- but until it is a law, women are not protected from police impersonators or from officers exerting unnecessary force in making a stop.
The goal is gender equality, with all women and men being able to realize their full human rights, and potential to contribute equally to society and benefit equally from the results.
Recently, I attended a film screening at ACMI with my 6 week old daughter. After being shown to our seats in the cinema I was asked to leave because the film to be screened was unclassified and thus restricted to 18+ audience.
I was told it was against the law to have my daughter in the cinema and that they would not screen the film until we had left. I believe this discriminates against nursing mothers and an exemption from the age restrictions should be made.
Nursing mothers should have the right to view any film in any cinema at their own discretion.
Ban Pampers Products.
Pampers/Proctor & Gamble has started a controversial ad campaign promoting tetanus shots through Unicef. They are donating .05 cents from the sale of their diapers and wipes, with a *Target* of giving 45 millions neonatal tetanus shots to pregnant women, mostly in poor, underdeveloped countries.
Tetanus shots are dangerous, and the adjuvants in them are known to cross the placenta and brain barriers. It is my intention for P&G to stop this damaging campaign that may contribute to harming pregnant women, with these controversial shots, as well as the potential to harm their unborn babies, with birth defects, spontaneous abortions, and possible stealth ingredients to sterilize, hidden in these tetanus shots. That has happened in the past and is well documented!
NOTE: More men than women contract tetanus. And if consenting adults want to get a normal tetanus shot, at least let the pregnant women give birth before offering these free vaccines. Free is a shoddy way to Mandate global vaccinations!. Uninformed is not truthful consent.
Give them the opportunity to know and understand the Full Information/insert label warnings, cautions, side effects etc., in order for them to make that "Informed" Choice and decision
Proctor & Gamble does not apprear to be overly concerned about popular opinion with this current and controversial vaccine ad campaign, as per their nebulous response to me that they feel they are doing a good thing. Their timing with this campaign is not good, giving the growing concern about vaccine dangers, efficacy, injuries, autism and deaths. In their continued progression of this campaign, with what they say is their interest in saving women and babies, they may well be doing their part in contributing to harming and killing 45 million pregnant women and/or their unborn children.
Unicef's other various vaccine programs, may contribute to harming millions more.
It is the feeling of this petitioner that P&G could be spending those donations in a more positive, purposeful light. That being: donations to research for autism spectrum, vaccine dangers/injury awareness, and information about rights NOT to vaccinate. Or to give these pregnant women, food, vitamens, better water sources and sanitation, as well as prenatal care.
At the very least, give THEM diapers and wipes, NOT Vaccines!
Vaccines are an iffy science, with little proof that they protect against any disease. With vaccines components given unnaturally thru vaccines, the studies are poor in understanding damages that can occur. and the adjuvants in them that can cause adverse reactions, especially in infants, such as encephalitis, seizures, serious site infections and other life-long neurological and autoimmune diseases, not to mention the high incidents of vaccine-induced infant mortality.
The tetanus vaccine is no more effective than any of the others. It also is counterproductive. It will INCREASE, Not Decrease the risk of tetanus, and many people actually get tetanus from the vaccines. Read Link.
Tetus Shot adjuvant: What is in a Tetanus vaccine?
What Unicef is giving is called Neonatal tetanus vaccines. They are not even the standard tetanus shot one gets after stepping on a rusty nail. More info on these.
*So SIGN this petition Today, to help stop this horrific Pampers promotion, and by Banning Pamper's sale of diapers and wipes, and other products.
Below is the link to Protor & Gamble's currant Ad promo running in the media. It offers a Thermometer that tells how these sales are growing, per million.
Tell everyone you know to stop buying Pampers as well. Pass this petition along to any interested Groups you link with. Would like for this to become a very Big anti-promotion campaign.
Proctor & Gamble needs to hear from all of us. Leave your comments if you care to. We need to make a difference NOW, before these 45 million tetanus shots start to be dispersed. Thank YOU!
NOTE: this is not a Debate about vaccines or anything else. If you agree with this petition, Sign IT.
If not, Dont sign and leave negative comments.
We wish to express our opposition to any lowering of the legal limit for abortion from 24 weeks, which would have a devastating impact on the small number of women who need later abortion.
These are often vulnerable women facing unusual and difficult circumstances such as late diagnosis of pregnancy, rape or domestic abuse or NHS delays. Women need the right to choose on the most fundamental decisions over their own bodies. Forty years since the 1967 Abortion Act was enacted in Britain, an overwhelming majority of people, 83 percent, support a woman's right to choose.
There is a broad opposition to the restriction of the Act from parliamentarians across the political spectrum, from medical professional organisations- the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, from the Commons Science and Technology Committee and the Department of Health and from women's, trade union and student groups across the country.
Thousands of women are beaten or raped every day, the often forgotten victims of conflicts all across the world. Join us in helping stop the violence.
As many as 50,000 women were raped during the war in Bosnia. In conflicts in West Africa and Northern Uganda thousands of young girls have been kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery and prostitution.
Rape is rampant in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where it has again been used as a weapon of war, a tactic used to terrorise, destroy and humiliate communities. Its impact is devastating.
The European Council has called for significant scaling-up of programmes to combat violence against women, including in conflict and post-conflict situations. But we need to keep up the pressure to see these words turned into action.
We need your help.
We're calling all our supporters to write to the presidency of the European Union, which for the first half of 2008 will be held by Prime Minister Janez Jansa of Slovenia, urging Europe to take the lead in global efforts to end violence against women.
In 1986, the Nobel Laureate, Dr. Amartya Sen, had served India the first warning. He had calculated that 37 million women were “missing” from the country. Women who should have been part of the population but could not be accounted for.
The elimination however continued, even escalated. And now, 22 years later, it is estimated about 50 million women have been systematically purged from India’s population, targeted only because they were female. This is perhaps what makes it one of the worst genocides in human history. And it is silent. And ongoing.
Female infanticide has long, historical roots in India. It continues to be a rampant practice in many rural regions of India, largely because it is more affordable for the rural poor than the method more prevalent in towns and cities -- that is sex-selected abortions. A mid-wife is paid only about Rs 100/- (U.S. $2.50) to kill a newborn girl. Babies are strangled, buried alive, drowned in buckets of milk, or fed poison. In some parts of India that job is relegated to the father or paternal grandmother who does it for free.
Female feticide has now become an unbridled phenomenon in India. Even though it is illegal for doctors to reveal the gender of the fetus during an ultrasound, still about a million female fetuses are selectively aborted in India each year. This rate is expected to rise to an alarming 2-5 million/year over the new few years.
Also on the rise are the murders of young married women, whose in-laws’ demands for dowry money seem insatiable. Dubbed as ‘dowry deaths’ – these murders are generally gang-murders involving the husband, his parents, and sometimes his siblings. The victim is doused with kerosene and set ablaze in staged kitchen “accidents.” Or forced to consume sleeping pills, or hanged in staged “suicides.” It has been estimated that at least 25000 women are murdered this way, every year. The thousands who don’t die, live-on badly burnt and maimed, their lives destroyed.
The standpoint of this petition is to treat this as a situation of extensive and violent, lawlessness, perpetuated largely due to the apathy of the country’s system of law and order.
For more information or queries, please visit our campaign website www.50millionmissing.in
While I was IMing my friend, he sent me a link going to THIS site - tells about the law - http://www.columbian.com/news/localNews/2008/02/02262008_Vancouver-city-council-enacts-helmet-law.cfm
I was shocked because I was pretty sure that this law was put in and lost once before. I also was upset. How could they do this to us? We are the future and the future needs freedom.
The only reason the roads are dangerous is thanks to adults. If you hadn't created alcohol and drugs we would all be safe on the roads. And if you had made sure we all realized that reckless driving was bad then the roads would be safe!
Aussie women... why are they so picky?
They think they are better than most of us GUYS so let's tell them what we think of that!!
I firmly believe that Lads' Mags should feature a variety of ladies, including BBW's. I'm sure they can spare a page or two for us.
I feel they should feature all shapes, sizes and ages, as all guys tastes are different and not just the stereo type model.
I recently received a message from a young girl from another site and she basically praised me for what i do, and that there are reall women out there they have confidence in the their bodies. She went on to say how she is getting bullied cause she herself isnt a size '0'. She went on to say i was a reall inspiration to her.
Her message got me thinking, and i think us 'real' girls should be featured in mags.
I also think that if we are supposed to be all equal in life then what is the deal with picturing big women on magazine covers and in ads? I believe in equal rights for every one.
Há anos que a imagem da mulher é usada apenas como caracter sexual, deixando de lado a inteligencia e poder e apenas mostrando o lado fútil e machista dos nossos tempos.
Pinelawn police depart has a history of being filthy. Rodents and bugs share the cells with the visitors. Toilets are never cleaned and there is no hand soap to prevent diseases.
There are not enough cell bunk beds there for the number of visitors, so you are made to sleep on the floor with filth that has been building up over the years.
Males and females have to share restrooms and females have special needs monthly.
Most importantly, if an officer id not in a good mood you may not be able to take your medicine or get the proper medical attention needed.
The regime in Teheran is brutal and the Iranian people are suffering a lot.
The Regime is executing more and more people with or without evidence.
Among the victims there are women, children and juveniles.
In this moment among 70 and 80 children are waiting in prison fore their executions!
It's not hidden to any one that Musharraf is responsible or cause of (directly or indirectly) bloodshed of thousands of innocent Men, Women & Children.
It might have happened in the incidents or war or action against our brothers in tribal areas or in Islamabad (Lal Masjid) or Bajoor agency or blasts in any polictial gathering, every one is political intelligent to assess the beneficial party out of it.
Action against the tribes & Islamic fundamentals is helping him in gaining US-Europe support.
Gripping the people in suicide attack philosophy is to create a fear in every pakistanis mind & also threating the political forces to avoid such processions & ultimately all these suicide attacks were basis to his action for Emergency.
WE NEED FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEDOM
We need to stop abuse of women and children.
10,000 women and children die every year because of abuse.
120. Father's Day Pledge
Father's Day is a celebration of one of the most important roles in the world. It's a time to appreciate the joy, love and trust that our children give us; and to be proud of what we can do for our kids.
Father’s Day is also a great opportunity for fathers, and men in general, to reflect on what it means to be a dad. It’s a chance to ask ourselves some important questions:
• How do I want my kids to think of me?
• What am I showing my son about respect for women?
• How do I want my daughter to be treated by her partner in the future?
• What response would I feel proud to make in front of my kids, when another man says something demeaning about women?
The answers we give to these questions today will have a huge impact on the kind of society that our kids grow up in.
At the moment, violence and abuse in the home affects at least one in five families in Australia. This violence and abuse can take many forms – emotional, verbal, social, financial, sexual and physical. It affects not only mothers, but also many, many thousands of children. If men continue to reinforce the idea that women and girls have less value and are entitled to less respect, what does the future hold — for our kids and everyone else's?
This Father's Day, AFL footballers, the AFL and No To Violence invite you to make a pledge to help make the world a safer place for women and children. Please join us, as we work with fathers, mothers, women and men across the world in doing all we can to reduce violence against women.