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

Susan Courtney
Susan Courtney

I tried to sign and share with my Facebook account, but then the submit button was grayed out, so I was not able to do either. No wonder there are so few signatures! Please let us know when you have fixed the website so I can try again.

Iben Melbye
Iben Melbye
  • Susan Courtney

I did the same without luck

Govinda Raj
Govinda Raj
  • Susan Courtney

WE EXPECT J USTICE TO THE TAMIL GIRLS WHO ARE RAPED AND KILLED BY SRILAN DEVIL MILITARY AND IPKF SENT BY RAJIV GANTHI

Susan Courtney
Susan Courtney
  • Susan Courtney

Thanks for your help. I'll email her. In the meantime, I've had emails acknowledging my signature from Causes, and saying a friend had accepted my invitation to sign, so maybe the problem was more apparent than real.

Abigail Winston
Abigail Winston
  • Susan Courtney

I have to say that it seems that the problem won't be solved until women fight back. Although I am pro-gun control, I'm beginning to think the women of the world should organize in groups to exact vigilante justice. There was an incident here in the county where I live, in which several women at a local bar and gathering place, had rohypnol slipped into their drinks, and woke up in their cars, realized they had been raped, and couldn't remember anything. I fantasized how great it would be if...

I have to say that it seems that the problem won't be solved until women fight back. Although I am pro-gun control, I'm beginning to think the women of the world should organize in groups to exact vigilante justice. There was an incident here in the county where I live, in which several women at a local bar and gathering place, had rohypnol slipped into their drinks, and woke up in their cars, realized they had been raped, and couldn't remember anything. I fantasized how great it would be if women organized, captured their rapists, and castrated them!

David Henderson
David Henderson
  • Susan Courtney

This sounds more than fair. But you would need to work with a group you can trust. Possibly hire ex military as paid mercenaries to target and obtain confessions before castration or otherwise. I know this sounds like madness to many "civilized" persons reading this...but most humans are uncivivilized and brutal by nature if given the opportunity to act on their basic primal urges. It is only a thin wall of community, laws, and upbringing that keeps many of them in check.

Constance McIntosh
Constance McIntosh
  • Susan Courtney

Yep...I have a 357 Smith & Wesson and whenever I move I let that information get around town...I also have a Bouvier with big, sharp teeth and a big, deep bark. When I was a young woman I got beaten up several times, nearly killed twice and raped once so I don't ignore the reality of the world anymore not 'even' in the wonderful nation of the U.S. Violence against women is so common place everywhere yet it is mostly ignored. 95%! of women who come out of military service have been...

Yep...I have a 357 Smith & Wesson and whenever I move I let that information get around town...I also have a Bouvier with big, sharp teeth and a big, deep bark. When I was a young woman I got beaten up several times, nearly killed twice and raped once so I don't ignore the reality of the world anymore not 'even' in the wonderful nation of the U.S. Violence against women is so common place everywhere yet it is mostly ignored. 95%! of women who come out of military service have been sexually assaulted but no one talks about that! Those women have guns & know how to use them but they are controlled by the strictest male dominated hierarchy there is...I bet recruiters don't tell the 18 year old young women about the personal cost of crossing that male boundary. Here it is 2013 and we're in the new Dark Ages. Everyone thinks we're so advanced because we have technology HA! but we're just 10,000 year old animals that stand upright and have bigger brains...a very dangerous species.

Constance McIntosh
Constance McIntosh
  • Susan Courtney

And we won't be here in another 10,000 years.

Rita Banerji
Rita Banerji
  • Susan Courtney

hi Susan, We've now posted the petition on Changes.Org too! Here is the link. Please sign and share. And thank you much for your support. http://www.change.org/en-IN/petitions/women-deliver-apologize-to-the-suryanelli-gang-rape-victim

Hamid Sheikh
Hamid Sheikh

this kind of sick mind's dont desrve to live . send them to hell. if court let them to be free , we should get rid of them ,

Hamid Sheikh
Hamid Sheikh

if proven guilty , there should be deth sentence . but nothing , but law has to be serve , honest judge . no currpt court .

Surendra Ullal
Surendra Ullal

Need more education, especially girls. Inspite of all talks of gender equality the world is shamefully lacking comint to terms with this. Women were exploited ever sinsce the beginning of civilizatiom, women are being exploited now and will be in the future. Sex is some human beings could not control. Man being physically and economically stronger in our society I do not see anylight. What we are reading in media is not even 10% of what is happening. A subject which has eluded people to find...

Need more education, especially girls. Inspite of all talks of gender equality the world is shamefully lacking comint to terms with this. Women were exploited ever sinsce the beginning of civilizatiom, women are being exploited now and will be in the future. Sex is some human beings could not control. Man being physically and economically stronger in our society I do not see anylight. What we are reading in media is not even 10% of what is happening. A subject which has eluded people to find solution is in my opinion is only possible to deal with only if the women become politically powerful and control the economy as well, which is a remote possibility. WOMEN OF THE WORLD MUST BE FIRST ECONOMICALLY GROW, AND THEN TACKLE THIS WITH POLITICAL WILL GENERATED BY THEMSELVES.

M.n. Rao
M.n. Rao

first hang the respective CM in public view for any lapse on Law & order situation in his/her state followed by the Home minister and police brass.

Bart Mathot
Bart Mathot

In all our glory the male species seems to have a craving of becoming a caveman now and again. I am ashamed that the politicians who after all are to protect our safeties and not our lusts, let this go unpunished, again proving that politics is a beautiful word for some nasty and foul business.

Felix Jacinto
Felix Jacinto

We've been sweating while you slept so calm,

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