|Miriam, human rights defender, 1947-2012|
A young pregnant women in El Salvador is very ill and is carrying a damaged, certainly non-viable fetus. She requires an abortion, but the government is stalling on making an exception to the strict anti-abortion laws of the country. Please act to save this woman's life.
Please join Walk Free and help to put an end to slavery around the world. You can do something about the millions who are working for little or no compensation under forced conditions in unsafe environments often containing toxic materials. The minerals extracted in this manner are used most profitably by large corporations.
We would like to call your attention to a campaign against gender discrimination. The campaign is named Because I am a Girl and it is most worthy of your support.
Gao Zhisheng, one of China's most respected human rights lawyers, has suffered enforced disappearence, imprisonment, torture and illegal house arrest because of his work.
Please act now to call for his release.