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  1. IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PLAN: Implementation Plan of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

    The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 762
  2. UNITED STATES: Black Women's Roundtable Unites a Diverse Group of Women Leaders and Organizations in Support of United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice

    A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 672
  3. 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
  4. UNITED STATES: Historic Gender Gap Rules: Women's Votes decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

    President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 644
  5. 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
  6. Women Peace and Security: Canada Moves Forward to Increase Women's Engagement

    From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations

    Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 752
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. UNITED STATES: Are Homeless Women Without Children in the U.S. Last to Get Sssistance?

    With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 487
  13. MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 441
  14. UNITED STATES: Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers

    Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 447
  15. UNITED STATES: Peace in the Land

    Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 449
  16. UNITED STATES: Breaking Barriers: What It Will Take To Achieve Security, Peace, and Justice

    It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 450
  17. UNITED STATES: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks At The Women's Access To Justice High-Level Lunch Event At The United Nations, Sept. 24, 2012

    It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 442
  18. UNITED STATES: Fact Sheet: The Equal Futures Partnership And United States Commitments To Expand Women's Political And Ecomomic Participation

    While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 443
  19. UNITED STATES: Inclusive Security Resolves to Act

    Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action

    Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 417
  20. UNITED STATES: Women's Voices Essential to Lasting Peace

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 415
  21. UNITED STATES: Ambassador Verveer Travels to Brussels To Meet With NATO on Women, Peace, and Security

    Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 355
  22. UNITED STATES: Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

    On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 317
  23. UNITED STATES: U.S. Agencies Move to Implement National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

    Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 320
  24. UNITED STATES: Obama's Executive Order on Preventing Gender-Based Violence has Global Impact

    While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 340
  25. UNITED STATES: US Visas Hit a Ceiling


    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 322
  26. UNITED STATES: Is the U.S. Better on Gender-Based Violence Abroad than at Home?

    As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 293
  27. UNITED STATES: Are Human Rights Becoming a Tool of US

    Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 331
  28. USA: State Department Promotes Women as Global Peacemakers

    Better integrating women into global efforts to end conflict and promote peace is a critical objective of U.S.

    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 271
  29. USA: New U.S. Strategy to End Gender-Based Violence Globally

    In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu

    Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 273
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  31. USA: Progress Toward a World Without Violence Against Women and Girls

    Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 270
  32. 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
  33. USA: Election of 65 Women into Senegal's 150-Member Parliament Excites Clinton

    On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre

    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 257
  34. Women's Rights & U.S. Foreign Policy

    When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 674
  35. 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
  36. USA: Bridgewater Urges More Women to Take on Representational Politics

    United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 220
  37. USA: Woman Up

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

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 213
  38. 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
  39. Statement of WILPF, U.S. Section on the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

    STATEMENT OF WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM UNITED STATES SECTION ON THE U.S.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 641
  40. WILPF Fact Sheet on UNSCR 1325, the U.S. NAP and Civil Society Consultations

    U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security - "Peace Begins At Home."

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 643
  41. USA: "Invisible War" Documentary Tackles Military Rape

    Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering explore rape within the U.S.

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 145
  42. USA: Stop Using Women as an Excuse to Continue the War in Afghanistan

    Here in Afghanistan, the United States is spending $2 billion dollars a week on war under the guise of improving Afgh

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 122
  43. 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
  44. USA: Why U.S. Centers Foreign Policy on Women

    From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for

    Sunday, May 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 061
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. USA: Comment: Sexual Assault and Trust in the Military

    Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 999
  48. USA: Military Vows Upgrade in Probing Sex Assaults

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 998
  49. 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
  50. 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

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