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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. USA: Clinton Says U.S. to Help Women Broker Peace

    The United States hopes to prevent and defuse conflicts by getting more women seated at negotiating tables around the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 582
  7. 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
  8. INTERNATIONAL/UNITED STATES: The World's 5 Worst Places For Women -- And How U.S. Policy Helped Make Them That Way

    When checking the nuclear ambitions of dictators or building “democracy” in Baghdad, po

    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 040
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  10. 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
  11. UNITED STATES/MIDDLE EAST: Clinton Urges Backing for Women in Arab World

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday hailed a draft Senate resolution backing the rights of women in the A

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 477
  12. UNITED STATES/SOUTH AMERICA: Clinton Says U.S. Should Elect Female Presidents

    On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 435
  13. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  14. Sexual Assault in the US Military:  Who will Become the Next Statistic?

    The Service Women's Action Network recently helped to file a class action suit on the behalf of a number of women and

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 307
  15. UNITED STATES: U.S. Lags in Women Political Leaders; Groups try to Close Gaps

    Judging from her résumé, Leah Cox has the makings of a solid political candidate.

    Monday, February 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 241
  16. DRC/UNITED STATES: AFRICOM Trying to Stop Violent Cycle Among African Soldiers

    There was no field manual to consult, no military doctrine to guide the way.

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 170
  17. UNITED STATES: UN Study of Violence Against Native Women Touches Cherokee

    A United Nations expert on women's human rights is investigating why Native women face the highest rates of sexual an

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 095
  18. UNITED STATES: Holder Announces Violence Against Women Tribal Prosecution Task Force in Indian Country

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Friday the formation and inaugural meeting of the Violence Against Women Fe

    Friday, January 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 143
  19. UNITED STATES: United States Institute of Peace Elevates Gender Initiative to Center of Innovation

    The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 041
  20. UNITED STATES: Reflections on 2010, Resolutions for 2011: Strengthening Gains for Women and Girls

    As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 986
  21. UNITED STATES: Women Veterans Sue Pentagon For Information on Military Rape

    Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment "occur nearly twice as often within military ranks as they do within

    Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 825
  22. USA/IRAQ: Grants to Support Iraqi Widows and Female Heads of Household

    The Department of State has awarded $5 million in grants to several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to provide d

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 429
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  24. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
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  27. Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in Disasters: a Planning Guide for Prevention and Response

    Hurricane Katrina served as a catalyst for the production of this report, which suggests measures to take during the

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 879
  28. League of Women Voters

    Civil Society Organisations67 327
  29. 8:30 pm

    Join a dynamic group of experts from Equality Now, the Center for Women's Global Leadership, UN Women, and Resolve Ne

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 941
  30. EVENT FOLLOW-UP: 'Women as a Barometer of Success in Post Conflict' Gives Rare Perspective of Life in Iraq

    Last Tuesday at noon, September 14, The Ashby Residential College hosted, "Women as a Barometer of Success in Po

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 605
  31. INTERVIEW: What the U.S. Undid for Women in Iraq

    Sanjay Suri interviews THORAYA AHMED OBAID, executive director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 692
  32. BLOG: Reflections on 2010, Resolutions for 2011: Strengthening Gains for Women and Girls

    As we bid farewell to 2010 and usher in 2011 with a renewed sense of purpose, I'm proud of all the hard work that has

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 901
  33. PROGRAM: United States Institute of Peace Elevates Gender Initiative to Center of Innovation

    The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) announced today that its initiative on gender and peacebuilding is now be

    Monday, January 17, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 917
  34. ANALYSIS: New DOJ Task Force to Produce Manual on Prosecution of Violence Against Women in Indian Country

    A new Violence Against Women Federal and Tribal Prosecution Task Force being formed this year is being directed to pr

    Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 964
  35. INTERVIEW: Interview with Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator for USAID

    Donald Steinberg is the deputy administrator for USAID.

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 047
  36. SPEECH/VIDEO: Women in the World Stories and Solutions Summit, Remarks by Hillary Clinton

    Hello, everyone. (Applause and cheers.) Thank you, thank you. Oh my.

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 061
  37. VIDEO: Clinton Says U.S. Should Elect Female Presidents

    On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 080
  38. ANALYSIS: Muslim Women's Self-reliance and Clinton's Guidance Could Ensure Reforms

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has correctly warned that women's rights in Tunisia and Egypt risk being undermine

    Monday, March 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 083
  39. CAMPAIGN/OTHER: USDOJ: Justice Department Announces $6.9 Million in Grants to Engage Men in Preventing Crimes Against Women

    The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced $6.9 million in awards to 23

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 214
  40. OPINION: A New Voice for Women in U.S.AID

    Last week marked a turning point for women like Mariam Ouadraogo and her relationship with the U.S.

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 254
  41. STATEMENT: Transformative and Culturally Sensitive Reparations for Women Subjected to Violence

    Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

    Monday, June 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 413
  42. Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women's Role In Peace

    This article discusses what was said at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 00:00
    Initiatives101 320