Pamela Olson
Pamela Olson

A 16 year old girl, regardless of topography/geography on a map, is still a 16 year old girl. How can the men of this world, who have daughters, sit idle an allow this type of sick and degenerate activity to continue. Not all men rape... however when a man stays silent, he allows those who do rape in the name of power and society structure to continue to damage and tear apart the sacred mantle all men carry. This is not a woman's issue. This is not a man's issue. This is a people of the...

A 16 year old girl, regardless of topography/geography on a map, is still a 16 year old girl. How can the men of this world, who have daughters, sit idle an allow this type of sick and degenerate activity to continue. Not all men rape... however when a man stays silent, he allows those who do rape in the name of power and society structure to continue to damage and tear apart the sacred mantle all men carry. This is not a woman's issue. This is not a man's issue. This is a people of the world issue, and it's time we stop putting our heads in the sand and actually do something about it!

Rebecca Godson
Rebecca Godson
  • Pamela Olson

I deeply agree

Rebecca Godson
Rebecca Godson
  • Pamela Olson

Elizabeth you only sign the petition there is no birthdays involved

Colleen Fisher
Colleen Fisher
  • Pamela Olson

well written Pamela..its a society thing and we cannot just sit by and watch..if we see it in our families ...say something please..

Lindsay Roux
Lindsay Roux
  • Pamela Olson

I agree

Lin Lobb
Lin Lobb
  • Pamela Olson

I too agree.

Magnus Borg
Magnus Borg
  • Pamela Olson

What's wrong with the human race!?

Lamin B. Jawneh
Lamin B. Jawneh
  • Pamela Olson

Are these men invited to formally apologise to the women folk or what?

Rita Curry
Rita Curry
  • Pamela Olson

Their invited, but will never apologise. They think, they are in the right, to do what ever they want to do, to woman. Sick Sick!!!

Maria Schultheiss
Maria Schultheiss
  • Pamela Olson

Thanks God, there are quite a few men as well all over the world who are nice to women and won't do them any harm!

Rolande Demers
Rolande Demers
  • Pamela Olson

I agree

Anila Salfi
Anila Salfi
  • Pamela Olson

I also agree

Mauri Favaron
Mauri Favaron
  • Pamela Olson

I agree, dear. It's cultural and worldwide. It's a mentality we human should extirpate as soon as possible. All people have much to gain, and really nothing to lose.

Pranesh Sacher
Pranesh Sacher
  • Pamela Olson

I agree with you, its not a female issue since the sick behavior originates from men who are psychological sick. However they mostly learn that type of sexual relating when they were in the womb of the mother as a baby. The father came home trunk was beating up the wife and then raped her .... it became an imprint in the early years of crowing up, that violence and sexual pleasure are one and the same thing .... In the religious Hindu scripts, Rick Veda it says you should beat your wife .......

I agree with you, its not a female issue since the sick behavior originates from men who are psychological sick. However they mostly learn that type of sexual relating when they were in the womb of the mother as a baby. The father came home trunk was beating up the wife and then raped her .... it became an imprint in the early years of crowing up, that violence and sexual pleasure are one and the same thing .... In the religious Hindu scripts, Rick Veda it says you should beat your wife .... That's what people worship .... either you stop worshiping it, or you change the holy books .... your old Indian idea of non-violence does not go below your skin its all very much on the surface ..... you need to go down to roots if you want to change .... therapeutic treatment were you feel the pain and the emotional holdings is needed

Ferawati Insyabela
Ferawati Insyabela
  • Pamela Olson

Agree... signed and shared too..

Gordon Earnshaw
Gordon Earnshaw
  • Pamela Olson

As a man, I condemn any person who performs these types of acts... and if it is done and justified using any kind of religious writings whether they be Hindu, Moslem, Christian or other wise, that religion is wrong no matter what the circumstance, and no amount of discussion will change that. The faith and good God that I worship does not advocate this type of behavior, but rather describes the severest of everlasting punishments for those who do carry on this way

Ralph Graham
Ralph Graham
  • Pamela Olson

Well said, Pamela.

Pushpa Shiri
Pushpa Shiri

Kurien should spend the rest of his days in jail. What is the Indian Government up to? Pushpa Shiri

Elizabeth Bauman
Elizabeth Bauman

I am confused. I read the info. you sent. Went to add my signature as I want to support and am asked to sign into my Facebook account rather than simply sign and support. I annoyed do it anyway. I then am asked to allow Causes to add my Birthday. I wanted to pass that step to SIGN YOUR PETITION to support as this was the point and am unable to do this unless I allow you to add my birthday?? I have now taken more of my time to deal with the Facebook thing and write this note rather than the whole original intention.

Catherine Hourihan
Catherine Hourihan
  • Elizabeth Bauman

Yep same thing happened to me not a smart way to get people to support this cause you guys ned to reorganise yr site so the petition can be signed directly!

Annick Deneuville
Annick Deneuville
  • Elizabeth Bauman

the same for me, I signed up for the cause but I do not want my birthday to be raised, I want you to take note.

Isabelle Denis
Isabelle Denis
  • Elizabeth Bauman

it is exactty the same for me! I dont want anyone to know my birthday date! or anything personal! We just want to sign!

Nick Godwin
Nick Godwin
  • Elizabeth Bauman

I tried to sign the second petition but kept being asked to 'submit a number' - What number? I didn't want to state my birthdate.

Annakarin Svedberg
Annakarin Svedberg
  • Elizabeth Bauman

same here. I just wanted to sign and add my voice.

Rebecca Godson
Rebecca Godson
  • Elizabeth Bauman

I signed with no problem . I really do not know what is happening

Claire-Cecile Desroche
Claire-Cecile Desroche
  • Elizabeth Bauman

I had the same experience and ended up not signing as a result.

Rita Banerji
Rita Banerji
  • Elizabeth Bauman

Elizabeth and Claire-Cecile, I'm sorry about the problem you've had signing in. I think Causes has made changes to their set up. But I will bring this to their notice. Could you please try to sign into your own facebook account and then click on sign? For those who are doing that it seems to be working.

Parul Nilesh Shah
Parul Nilesh Shah
  • Elizabeth Bauman

yes that worked for me, but still I had to allow the site to use my birth-date info..

Constance McIntosh
Constance McIntosh
  • Elizabeth Bauman

All I had to do was touch the "Sign the petition" bar in the email and that was it. Nothing about Facebook or my birthdate. Maybe try again with the email...?

Elizabeth Bauman
Elizabeth Bauman
  • Elizabeth Bauman

Thank you for your kind reply and concern. I tried again 3x and same Facebook / causes requesting my b- day. Other things I have signed in the past I just click on sign the petition and that's it with a follow up thank you e - mail. Not sure why this is happening with this Cause.

Ian Brown
Ian Brown
  • Elizabeth Bauman

To Nick Godwin - I was once asked to submit a number. I put in a random number and it worked! Don't ask!

Rita Banerji
Rita Banerji
  • Elizabeth Bauman

hi Elizabeth, We've got many complaints like that. And so we've finally posted this petition on Changes.Org too. Here's the link. Please sign and circulate. And thank you much! http://www.change.org/en-IN/petitions/women-deliver-apologize-to-the-suryanelli-gang-rape-victim

Dragan Rivas
Dragan Rivas

Invite your friends to view the petition * Women of India * This is about abuse of women in India and the unprecedented scale of mass rape by a bully men in India. Please friends to view the petition and give their important voice and also invite your friends to sign the petition to protect women in India!
Thank you!

Katherine Trowell
Katherine Trowell

well . . now that they know he's been identified, Invite him . . have him come on over . . then JAIL his sorry ass here . . or better yet . . go all Bacchae on him !

Cynthia Mohan
Cynthia Mohan

It is sad that Indian people are still voting for such immoral politicians. Why cant people rise up and stop voting for such unscrupulous politicians. Every Indian should take a conscious effort to stop such politicians from rising up. Indian law should be changed and harsh punishment should be given for people who abuse their authority.

Theodros YeshiArega
Theodros YeshiArega

I tried to sign the petition but it requires me to sign in with my FaceBook account which I don't use it anymore. Well, if your intention is to make more people sign the petition;you're making a wrong move e-mail should be primary and using other social media accounts should be left to the petitioner to decide.

Jasbir Wasu
Jasbir Wasu

I believe that Rape is like an epidemic which needs to be treated as one before the root causes can be identified on a systemic basis and remedies introduced to mitigate the threats. Its doable if only the commoner believes that the sin is to be abhorred and not the sinner. Eradicate the sin!

Ralph Graham
Ralph Graham
  • Jasbir Wasu

"commoner" ??

Ipshita Sarmah
Ipshita Sarmah

Kurien, being in such a dignified position, was responsible for the security of that girl, and all the other girls... Can he justify this at all?? Torturing her for such a long time, let alone just the word "abuse"... Didn't any one of them even for a fraction of a second realize what they were doing??? Height of inhumanity!

Narendra Singh
Narendra Singh
  • Ipshita Sarmah

yes exactly .

Sophia Monique
Sophia Monique

I'm a surviving rape victim & it's something that's very hard to get through. Unfortunately, you take it with you where ever you go & who ever you're with. I believe all rapists & pedophiles should be castrated, tortured then killed.

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