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  1. UNITED STATES: Imagining Economic Policy Focused on Women

    SHARMINI PERIES, TRNN PRODUCER: This is The Real News Network. I'm Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore.

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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  2. CANADA: Circle of Hope on Missing and Murdered Women

    HALIFAX - First Nation leaders, women's groups, elders and youth today gathered in a Circle of Hope in Halifax today,

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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  5. CANADA:National News: NDP Works to End Violence Against Aboriginal Women

    The NDP is joining forces with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) to urge the Conservative government to

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
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  6. UNITED STATES: Violence Against Women Act Finally lets Native American Tribes Prosecute Non-Tribal Members, and it's about Damn Time

    For those of you who have blocked out memory of the long battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act that wa

    Monday, February 10, 2014
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  7. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
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  8. UNITED STATES: FACTBOX: Forced marriage in the United States of America

    The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi

    Monday, November 19, 2012
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  9. UNITED STATES: President Obama Endorses Marriage Equality on the Ballot

    Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative

    Friday, October 26, 2012
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  10. UNITED STATES: Reproductive Rights Groups Launch Educate Congress Initiative

    Reproductive rights groups are partnering up for the 'Educate Congress' initiative, which will send a copy of Our Bod

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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  11. UNITED STATES: Women, Romney, and Equal Pay

    When President Barack Obama was telling the story of his grandmother, a woman who became a bank vice president but co

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 560
  12. UNITED STATES: 'Elders' join UN, Hillary Clinton in Campaign to End Practice of Child Marriage

    A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
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  13. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling

    Monday, September 3, 2012
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  14. USA: Clinton Encourages Girls, Women in Malawi Visit

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met schoolgirls and Africa's second woman president during an unprecedented vis

    Monday, August 6, 2012
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  15. MEXICO: Teen's Brothel Escape Triggers Mexico Clampdown

    They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 346
  16. USA: Woman Up

    Hillary Clinton is doing something this weekend that no U.S.

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 213
  17. USA: Clinton Pleads for Rights of Afghan Women

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 204
  18. USA: Probe US drone civilian casualties: United Nations

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 119
  19. USA: Report Says Female Farmworkers Suffer Sex Abuse

    Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 047
  20. USA: Alaska Tribes Say Violence Against Women Act Could Harm Their People

    Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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  21. USA: Some Shocked at Opposition to Violence Against Women Act

    Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th

    Monday, April 9, 2012
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  22. USA: Military, Civilian Experts Discuss National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 958
  23. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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  24. USA: New Initiative Responds to Gender Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response

    On March 14 at the White House, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and U.S.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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  25. USA: Are Immigrant Women Denied Rights Under Violence Protection Laws?

    When President Obama introduced new legislation to combat domestic violence in October 2011, the U.S.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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  26. UNITED STATES: Sen. Frank Lautenberg Joins Effort to Close Wage Gap

    Today, U.S. Senator Frank R.

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
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  29. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: Bush Institute Conference Focuses on Afghan Women

    Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
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  30. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
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  31. UNITED STATES: Presidential Proclamation for Women's History Month, 2011

    On February 28, 2011, the White House released President Obama's proclamation reaffirming March as Women's History Mo

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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  32. UNITED STATES: White House Marks Women's History Month with 50-year Progress Report

    Young women in America are more likely than men to have a college degree, and women's earnings constitute a growing s

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011
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  33. U.S./PAKISTAN: US Launches Gender Equity Programme

    The US government launched a five-year ‘Gender Equity Programme' in Pakistan in 2011, to advance women's human

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
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  34. ALGERIA/UNITED STATES: Change in Algeria Fundamental for Human Rights and Security

    Amidst the demands for democratic change across the Middle East and North Africa, the United States is now confronted

    Monday, February 21, 2011
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  36. UNITED STATES: Women's Rights Violations Inside America

    Robin Levi has a simple point of view when it comes to violence against women in the United States and what the gover

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
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  37. UNITED STATES/TURKEY: State Department Extends Funding to Four Turkish Women's NGOs

    The proposals of four Turkish nongovernmental organizations focusing on women's empowerment will be funded by the Uni

    Monday, January 24, 2011
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  38. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton: Women can be Force for Mideast Peace

    Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.

    Saturday, January 15, 2011
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  39. UNITED STATES: Report: Women at War Suffering More Mental Health Conditions Than Men

    A new study says female military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are more likely to suffer from mental he

    Monday, January 10, 2011
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  40. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada's post-2011 Role: Help Afghan Women

    Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?

    Monday, January 3, 2011
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  41. UNITED STATES: Scalia: Women Don't Have Constitutional Protection Against Discrimination

    The equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S.

    Monday, January 3, 2011
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  42. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Focus Future Afghan efforts on Women, Report Urges

    A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
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  43. UNITED STATES: Women Vets Get a Place of their Own

    Women now have their own “pink team” at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System.

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
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  44. USA: Workplace Salaries: At Last, Women on Top

    The fact that the average American working woman earns only about 8o% of what the average American working man earns

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
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  45. USA: Welfare Job Rules Hit Women With Disabilities

    Welfare rolls in New York State fell by more than 60 percent from 1997 to 2008, according to the New York City-based

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 010
  46. USA/PAKISTAN: U.S. Launches Women's Rights Program in Pakistan

    The United States on Monday launched a new 40-million-dollar Gender Equity Grants Program in Pakistan to advance wome

    Monday, August 30, 2010
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  48. USA: Honoring Unsung Hero of Women's Rights Movement

    This week marks the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
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  49. USA/INTERNATIONAL: Women's Equality Day 2010

    August 26th is Women's Equality Day in the United States.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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  50. USA: Immigration Detainees at Risk of Sexual Abuse

    The US government needs to strengthen its protection of people in immigration detention to prevent sexual abuse and t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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