13 Dec '11, 6am

Soldiers Raped in the U.S. Military | Care2 Causes

Soldiers Raped in the U.S. Military | Care2 Causes

One in three women in the U.S. military will experience sexual assault while on active duty. That means that the very women who pledge to serve their country have a greater chance of being raped simply by joining the military. Men are not immune to these attacks. The Guardian shares the stories of two such women and one man who were raped while in service and are sharing their stories now. Their words are a harrowing reminder that rape and victim-blaming are still very well alive in the red, white, and blue. Kate Weber’s Story: “You’re probably just a little slut.” Kate Weber was a committed solider who fought for her country in the first Gulf War. After about only three days on base in Germany she was raped by a fellow solider on the fire escape at a club. When she tried to escape after the rape, the rapist pushed her off the building. She fell two stories and woke up nak...

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Chimps More Like Us Than We Knew | Care2 Causes

Chimps More Like Us Than We Knew | Care2 Causes

care2.com 13 Dec '11, 5am

Your next invitation to dinner may come from a chimp, at least if you are a chimpanzee from the Fongoli savanna of Senegal...

How Your Polar Fleece is Polluting the Ocean | Care2 Causes

How Your Polar Fleece is Polluting the Ocean | ...

care2.com 13 Dec '11, 8am

Our oceans are, sadly, teeming with plastic but in a form far smaller than the bags and bottles seen too often as beach de...

O.O In other news, Taiwan is reducing the length of military service to 4 months.

O.O In other news, Taiwan is reducing the lengt...

channelnewsasia.com 14 Dec '11, 7am

TAIPEI: Taiwan will reduce compulsory military service from one year to four months, the defence ministry said on Wednesda...

Marine Welcomes Home Dog He Rescued, But Never Met | Care2 Causes

Marine Welcomes Home Dog He Rescued, But Never ...

care2.com 13 Dec '11, 11pm

A Marine from Texas wanted his story to be like the 200 other adoptions this year of stray dogs rescued by soldiers statio...

Afghan Girls and Mother Disfigured in Acid Attack | Care2 Causes

Afghan Girls and Mother Disfigured in Acid Atta...

care2.com 12 Dec '11, 11am

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When Is Suicide Not Suicide? When You're Pregna...

care2.com 14 Dec '11, 9am

Today, the Indiana Court of Appeals heard testimony on the case of Bei Bei Shuai , the pregnant woman who ingested rat poi...

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mnn.com 13 Dec '11, 4pm

Getaround will share, with the city of Portland, a $1.7 million Federal Highway Administration grant to be used to recruit...

Russell Simmons Joins the Calls to Boycott Lowe's | Care2 Causes

Russell Simmons Joins the Calls to Boycott Lowe...

care2.com 14 Dec '11, 6am

Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons has stepped into the controversy about home improvement chain Lowe’s withdrawing its a...

Nearly 1 in 5 women in America have been raped ...

todayonline.com 16 Dec '11, 6am

ATLANTA - Nearly 20 per cent of women in the United States have been raped at least once and one in four has been severely...

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channelnewsasia.com 26 Dec '11, 3am

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Flame Retardant In Your Soda? | Care2 Causes

Flame Retardant In Your Soda? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 13 Dec '11, 3am

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is a chemical found in 10 percent of sodas in North America. BVO is patented as a flame ret...

Greatest Duckling Rescue Story! | Care2 Causes

Greatest Duckling Rescue Story! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 15 Dec '11, 7am

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Fraternity Asks Members Who Would You Rape? | C...

care2.com 15 Dec '11, 4pm

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the University of Vermont has been suspended after circulating a survey that asked fra...

Senate Forces Women In the Military To Carry Rapists' Babies | Care2 Causes

Senate Forces Women In the Military To Carry Ra...

care2.com 02 Dec '11, 7pm

They protect U.S. citizens. They care for other soldiers. They defend our country. But for the one third of women in the m...

New Bill Allows Military To Detain You Indefini...

care2.com 07 Dec '11, 8am

How could anyone even think of voting yes on this one, unless they are a "terrorist" themselves. At very least, any person...