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Do you want to make a difference to Women and Girls around the World?

Taking action by signing a petition can really make change happen.Petitions are a great way to get your views heard by Government, get Journalists to take notice or raise awareness about a certain issue. There are so many different petitions flying around, so with the help of our Programme Team we’ve selected a few which we feel are right for you to support.

In addition if you’d like to contact your local MP about any issues, you can search for their details here.

ACTIONAID JUSTICE FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN

All too often, there is no justice for women and girls affected by violence. But around the world, there are heroes in communities, law firms and police stations who are fighting to fix broken legal systems that protect abusers and punish survivors. These heroes include lawyers sacrificing their fees to help women access justice in

IF YOU’RE RAPED BY YOUR HUSBAND IT’S NOT A CRIME IN INDIA

In India, a shocking 98 percent of rapes are committed against women by their husbands, yet, despite this horrifying statistic, all of these rapists are able to avoid punishment. According to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, a man cannot rape his wife, even if he engages in sexual intercourse with her without her consent. But women’s

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