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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
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 387
  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
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 389
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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
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 251
  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
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 232
  7. TOOLKIT: The Opportunity Agenda: Human Rights Day

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 809
  8. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  9. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 666
  10. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 600
  11. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 599
  12. INTERNATIONAL: U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    The goal of the U.S.

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 743
  13. 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
  14. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 522
  15. MENA/ UNITED STATES: Women and the Arab Spring, Joint Hearing

    Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 718
  16. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  17. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 262
  18. 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
  19. USA: Woman Up

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

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 213
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 021
  24. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 961
  25. 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
  26. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  27. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 905
  28. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 662
  29. Global Security: Through a Bosnian Lens

    October 25, 2011, 3:00pm-5:30pm EDT
    Reception to Follow

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 511
  30. A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism

    This report provides the first global study of how the U.S.

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 475
  31. UNITED STATES: Sen. Frank Lautenberg Joins Effort to Close Wage Gap

    Today, U.S. Senator Frank R.

    Sunday, April 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 590
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  34. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 481
  35. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  36. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 325
  37. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 323
  38. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 319
  39. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 275
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  41. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 154
  42. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 148
  43. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 030
  44. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 985
  45. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 866
  46. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 907
  47. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 838
  48. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 146
  49. The U.S. at the U.N. and Beyond: A World of Transnational Challenges

    Esther Brimmer
    Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 895
  50. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 009