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Women’s Studies at Åbo Akademi University in Finland under threat

Universities in Finland, as elsewhere, are under considerable financial pressure. Åbo Akademi University, the only Swedish speaking university, in bilingual Finland is planning to let the women’s studies unit take the hit regarding the cuts of the whole Department of Social Sciences, that consists of six disciplines. The reason given for concentrating the cuts on women’s studies is that the two fixed-term budget-financed positions, which first come to an end at the Department, happen to both be

1573 Created: 2012-11-11 Statistics

International Solidarity with Indian Universities

We, the undersigned members of the international academic community, wish to express our deepest concern regarding the recent developments taking place in the field of higher education in India.     The past few years have witnessed a succession of crises in Jawaharlal Nehru University, the University of Hyderabad, Benares Hindu University, the Film and Television Institute of India,  the Tata Institutes of Social Sciences of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur, the Central University of H

140 Created: 2018-03-30 Statistics

Safeguard the Isenau ski area

Letter to the Vaudois State Council Safeguard the Isenau ski slopes and maintain the transport link between Les Diablerets and Isenau Comments to supporters: **This letter is now closed for signatures. It will be presented to the <<chancellerie de Lausanne>> on Wednesday 10th August, with just over 4,500 single signatures on-line and on paper. We thank you for your time and involvement in the efforts to date to maintain the ski slopes and transport link between Les Diablerets and

154 Created: 2011-07-12 Statistics

International support for non-governmental organizations at No. 6 Metelkova Street in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Non-governmental organizations in Slovenia are increasingly targeted by the government's restrictive measures and hostile rhetoric. Leading the government, the radical right Slovenian Democratic Party and PM Janez Janša direct their hostility especially towards NGOs engaged in independent cultural production and defending human rights, media freedom and the environment. Legal and financial restrictions have been applied to them and the epidemic is used to justify such measures. The media, the ju

1327 Created: 2020-10-24 Statistics

Stop Animal Abuse in Korea

Open letter to the Korean Government:We, the undersigned urge you and your government to put an end to the cruelty and suffering of dogs and cats in your country Korea. We know that all over the country, animals destined for human consumption are maltreated, tortured before they are sold as human food. We do also know by now that in your country animal welfare nil. In your country Korea the below description is a normal life to millions of dogs and cats: - First they are catch or stolen, sometim

1305 Created: 2011-07-08 Statistics

Save Nuntii Latini, the world’s only weekly Latin language news broadcast!

Save Nuntii Latini, the world’s only weekly Latin language news broadcast!       We demand that the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE should continue its Latin language news. For over 28 years a small group of dedicated Finnish Latinists has produced a news program which is a testament to the vitality and flexibility of Latin. It is a unique phenomenon that unites language enthusiasts – from experts to amateurs – throughout the world.       The program fosters interest in Latin and the history of

3303 Created: 2017-11-24 Statistics

Saving Hippodrome in Belgrade

One of the oldest active sports facilities in the World should not become the shopping mall! It is 8 years older than Wimbledon! Sign to save culture, tradition, thrill and excitement of this iconic Institution!

10093 Created: 2017-03-30 Statistics

Save Vine!

Vine is an important community for so many people! It has helped me find so many friends and is honestly an incredible creative outlet. Help keep Vine alive! Sign this petition to give all Viner's out there a shot! Enter your vine name. 

5057 Created: 2016-10-27 Statistics

Petition from Gaza: Break the Siege; Support Freedom Flotilla II

  Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine 28.6.2011   We Palestinians of Gaza want to live at liberty to meet Palestinian friends or family from Tulkarm, Jerusalem or Nazareth; we want to have the right to travel and move freely. We want to live without fear of another bombing campaign that leaves hundreds of our children dead and many more injured or with cancers from the contamination of Israel’s white phosphorous and chemical warfare. We want to live without the humiliations at Israeli checkpoints

634 Created: 2011-06-29 Statistics

END FUR FARMING IN SERBIA

Dear friends of animals and planet Earth,   We need your help!   We are contacting you in defense of the law on animal welfare, specifically article 7, paragraph 1, point 37, which forbids the containment, reproduction, import, export and deprivation of life specifically for the purpose of producing fur and leather and article 89, which states that this ban will be implemented as of January 1st, 2019.   Fur farmers, in cooperation with certain politicians, are trying to change the law by prolong

2883 Created: 2018-06-02 Statistics