International Campaign Against Honor Crimes — Learn SM

Honor Crimes Must Stop

Honor Crimes Must Stop

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), Honor Crimes “are acts of violence, usually murder, committed by male family members against female family members who are perceived to have brought dishonor upon the family“.

Furthermore, according to UN, over 5000 women and girls are killed every year by family members in so-called ‘Honor Killings’ …

Idea & Objectives:

International Campaign Against Honor Crimes is a campaign aiming to help lead the world in putting an end to the inhumanity of honor crimes. It was created to raise awareness world-widely about conditions of women and girls in all parts of our world.

The campaign is dedicated to bring more attention and to raise awareness about conditions of women and girls in all parts of our world to this act, which is about to spread in our planet.

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The Human Rights Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 750,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

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IBM’s Crime Prediction Software — Goodbye, human rights?

The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice will use analysis software from IBM to predict crime by young delinquents, putting potential offenders under specific prevention and education programs. Goodbye human rights!

Haunted by Facebook: The Smoking Baby!

Although I don’t entirely agree that this applies all the time, I must admit that I have faith in its meaning on more than one level and that it does really apply in many different situations. The argument of this post is definitely listed under those situations!

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