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Women's Rights

483 petitions

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Petition to Northern Arizona University, ASNAU , Melissa Griffin, Lauren L'Ecuyer

Provide Free Menstrual Products on NAU's Flagstaff Campus

 The lack of adequate access to menstrual products is an issue that impacts women throughout the world, and it is a serious issue. The push for schools to provide free access to menstrual supplies extends past the collegiate level. Currently, all public schools in New York state have free menstrual products, both in middle and high schools, as required by law. One of the major reasons why it is important for schools to provide menstrual supplies is because, for many, periods can come unexpectedly. In one survey conducted by Harris Interactive, 79% of women over the age of 18 have started their period without access to the necessary supplies, and it is more likely that those in middle and high school are going to be lacking access to supplies if their period arrives unexpectedly.  The other reason that schools should provide pads and tampons for students is economic. Periods are expensive, with a single box of pads or tampons in the United States costing anywhere from $7 to $10. For lower income families, the costs of purchasing supplies every month can be more than they can afford. Access to free supplies would help to alleviate some of the economic strain having a period provides.  Lack of access to menstrual supplies can have an impact on education. Without access to supplies, students often miss class or do not participate as vigorously for fear of leakage and embarrassment. Fear of period leakage prevents students from being able to focus in class and that can overall impact educational outcomes. Without shame and fear, students have more opportunity to be successful in school, which is always a plus. Educational opportunities are being impacted all because people cannot afford the supplies that they need while on their period. If schools were to provide free access to menstrual supplies, it would be a huge step forward in achieving menstrual equality.   Source: https://spoonuniversity.com/healthier/why-schools-should-provide-free-menstruation-products

Sara LaRosa
12 supporters
Update posted 3 days ago

Petition to U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives

Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

A Petition to be delivered to all U.S. Senators, all Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and to all State lawmakers  Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment NOW Are you aware that Women’s Rights are not in the U.S. Constitution? Ask around. Many people mistakenly believe Women’s Rights are already in the U.S. Constitution. They’re not. Wait. What? They’re not? They’re not. The U.S. Constitution gives Women only one right –the right to vote. It’s time to amend the Constitution to guarantee women all the rights men have… not just the one right to vote. Fellow students and others, it’s time for us to finally convince elected U.S. and State lawmakers to pass and ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). It’s so overdue.  What can you do?  Sign this petition if you support adding the ERA to the U.S. Constitution.  Sign this petition if you want to help lawmakers Pass and Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.  Sign this petition to accept the torch from those who came before us, giants on whose shoulders we stand. Let’s take the Equal Rights Movement up to the next level – ratification. Let’s take the torch from those who lit it and those who carried it such as: Alice Paul and Crystal Eastman; U.S. Representative Bella Abzug of New York and feminists Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem, Bobbie Francis; Eleanor Roosevelt; Lucy Stone, Senator Ted Kennedy, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Senator Patsy Mink, Jeannette Rankin, Billie Jean King, Shirley Chisholm et al.  It’s our turn now. Be among the next wave of Equal Rights Activists. Sign, then spread the word. Then ask your U.S. and State lawmakers where they stand on the ERA. Ask them to sign, too. Be one of the reinforcements. Help make women’s rights official and Constitutional.

The Yellow Roses ERA
617 supporters
Update posted 3 days ago

Petition to U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Oregon State House, Oregon State Senate, President of the United States, Oregon Governor

Gov. Brown: Investigate the abuse of power & criminal forgery by David Frohnmayer, Bob Ackerman and the complicity of L.C. Government

I’m an Arab American Muslim woman who’s been targeted by all kinds of hate crimes! I’ve lost my fully paid Condo to the most corrupted Oregon's late A.G Dave Frohnmayer!  After the Condominium Associated of River Island Estates put a lien on it..  I hired Bob Ackerman to take care of the lien that was imposed on me by Wells Fargo.  Bob Ackerman, asked me about my family phone & sent a letter to my nephew vilifying me. Then, sent the power of attorney to my nephew, to have it sign & remove me from the deed! Karen Ogle who was working at the U.S. Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was the one who administrated the power of attorney. Karen & her son broker Bob Ogle stole our Condo! Ackerman, hired Scarlett Lee from Barnhart Associates to sell our fully paid condo, that was marketed it- ‘$150,000.00 in 1998′. Bob Ackerman only paid us back $40,000.00.   Dave Frohnmayer the one who was behind the whole deal! It was actually sold & listed on the web/public record $85,000.00  http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/628-Wimbledon-Ct-Eugene-OR-97401/48458608_zpid/                   HUD, ACLU, SPLC, OSB, NAACP, BOLI/Brad Avakian, are complicit in the crime!  The previous A.G. Hardy Myers. the two senators Wyden, Smith, and Congressman DeFazio are silent.  Oregon legislators, the unscrupulous officials of Lane County, with the two Mayors Jim Torrey and Kitty Piercy are also, complicit & refused to prosecute Bob Ackerman because of Frohnmayer crime!   I contacted the D.A. office they told me they have no jurisdiction on Frohmayer! My nephew & I contacted Richard Clark a real estate attorney.  After we left his office, Richard Clark called me to inform me he wouldn't take it!  Then I contacted the OSB to get a referral to an attorney. I went to see him, but again, he wouldn't take it!!  No attorney would take my case!   Stop this violent abuse & misogyny against us Muslim Arab Women!!!  Dave Frohnmayer had fired me from my teaching job at the UO and OSU!  Frohnmayer is preventing me from getting employed!   Noone can sue this criminal cabal! Frohnmayer had secured both the D.A. and the City Attorney by providing Harrag Long to be in charge of these two offices. Plus, Harrang Long was also represting the University of Oregon! 

Nadia Sindi
1,318 supporters