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  1. STATEMENT: Women as Agents of Change: Advancing the Role of Women in Politics and Civil Society

    Statement by Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs House Foreign Affa

    Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 388
  2. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2010 Funding for Global Programs to Prevent & Respond to Gender-Based Violence--Refugee and Conflict Populations

    FY 2010 Funding Opportunity Announcement for global programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 389
  3. STATEMENT: Report from Afghanistan: Women's participation in Elections is Essential

    Editorial statement by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

    Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 408
  4. STATEMENT: Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, U.S. National Voluntary Presentation, United Nations Economic and Social Council Annual Ministerial Review

    Statement by: Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 424
  5. VIDEO: Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

    Testimonies at the congressional hearing on sexual violence in the Congo held on May 19, 2009 before the Senate Commi

    Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 470
  6. VIDEO: Confronting Rape and Other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan

    Testimonies at the congressional hearing on sexual violence in the Congo held on May 19, 2009 before the Senate Commi

    Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 471
  7. STATEMENT: Critical Role of Women in Peace and Security

    Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Monday, July 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 474
  8. VIDEO: Honoring Unsung Hero of Women's Rights Movement

    One of the unsung heroes of the suffrage movement was Jane Addams.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 489
  9. BLOG: Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls: Keys to a Better Future for Afghanistan

    Secretary Clinton is a forceful and effective champion for women's rights.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 499
  10. STATEMENT: Presidential Proclamation--Women's Equality Day, 2010

    Ninety years ago, on August 26, 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to our Constitution was completed, guara

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 503
  11. BLOG: Obama Must Not Let Taliban Rule Over Afghan Women Again

    In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 561
  12. INITIATIVE: Utah Moms Packing Supplies and Love for Trip to Iraq

    Next week a small group of Utah women will travel to Iraq to take supplies to the women and children of the war torn

    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 568
  13. EXHIBITION: UCM Gallery Hosts Exhibition Featuring Women Combat Veterans

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 601
  14. 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
  15. STATEMENT: The United States in UN Peacekeeping: Strengthening UN Peacekeeping and Conflict Prevention Efforts

    Increasing the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping is one of the highest priorities for the United States at the

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 606
  16. MEETING: Iraqi Women Embrace 9 U.S. Mothers of War Dead, including Salt Lake City Woman

    Nine American mothers whose children died fighting in Iraq were embraced Sunday by dozens of Iraqi women who lost the

    Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 616
  17. PANEL: Kimberly King to Present at UN Peace Fair on Women, Peace and Security October 26, 2010

    Women's International Center Update:

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 655
  18. VIDEO: Women in Black Standing for Peace in Austin

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    Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 658
  19. PLAY: Hearing the Silent Voices of Women, 'Coming in Hot' Tells Stories of Servicewomen from Vietnam to Iraq

    Bringing her play about women in the military to the area in February will be a homecoming of sorts for Lisa Bowden,

    Monday, October 11, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 661
  20. FAIR: Congo Speaker Scheduled for Peace Fair (Portland, Oregon)

    Portland's Lisa Shannon, author of “A Thousand Sisters” and founder of the “Run for Congo Women,&rd

    Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 680
  21. WEB CONFERENCE: To Highlight Women's Demands for Peace and Participation

    Speaking Truth to Power: Women Peacebuilders Tell of Struggle and Triumph on 10th Anniversary of Groundbreaki

    Monday, October 11, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 681
  22. 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
  23. STATEMENT: Melanne Verveer (Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues ) re: Melanne Verveer Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

    Congratulations on the launch of the African Women's Decade. I so wish I could be with all of you.

    Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 701
  24. OP-ED COMPETITION: Empowering Women in International Relations

    Editorial Team: We are launching a new op-ed competition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UN Res

    Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 723
  25. CAMPAIGN: Women's League Demands End of Iraq, Afghan Wars

    The costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.

    Monday, November 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 724
  26. STATEMENT: Melanne Verveer (Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues) CEDAW Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

    Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Coburn, and Members of the Subcommittee: thank you for this opportunity to discuss wi

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 754
  27. ANALYSIS: War and 1325: Principles or Diversity Checkbox?

    A week after Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S.

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 755
  28. CONFERENCE: Hillary Clinton On Power Of Women And Girls At TEDWomen

    To much applause, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a surprise speaker on the TEDWomen stage this afternoon.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 800
  29. PANEL: Let Women Serve in Combat Roles

    The Defense Department should eliminate restrictions on women serving in combat units and end all “gender restr

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 804
  30. BLOG: Air Force Pilot Encourages Iraqi Women to Aim High

    As security continues to improve in Iraq, the country is rebuilding both its civilian and military aviation secto

    Monday, December 13, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 836
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. PANEL: Notre Dame Panel Discusses Females in War

    Twenty-first-century war is different than earlier conflicts, and the faces in uniform are different too.

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 944
  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. EVENT: Ambassador: Where Girls are Educated, 'The Standard of Living Goes Up'

    Former U.S.

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 965
  36. PODCAST: The All-Out War on Women

    Attacks on reproductive rights on multiple fronts, from attempts to cut off insurance coverage for abortion to attemp

    Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 996
  37. BLOG: An Opportunity on Global Women's Rights?

    Recently, Obama Administration officials, including Secretary Hillary Clinton, Ambassador Susan Rice, and even Presid

    Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 008
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 070
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. CAMPAIGN: Dear Hillary Campaign Join Hands for Congo Washington DC

    Since war broke out in 1998, more than five million people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo and t

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 194
  44. OPINION: High Expectations for US Plan for 1325

    Ten years after the UN Security Council passed the landmark Resolution 1325 encouraging greater participation of wome

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 197
  45. DEMONSTRATION: 'Walk a Mile in her Shoes:' April Proclaimed Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Sexual Assault Family Violence Director Linda Cummings organized a “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” walk last T

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 199
  46. REPORT: Event Aims to Raise Awareness, Remove Stigma from Reporting Sexual Assault

    Before he raped her one morning earlier this year, Guadelupe's father checked all the other bedrooms in the house to

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 201
  47. REPORT: WRC Hosts Event to Help Rape Victims

    The ages of sexual assault victims in New Mexico range from as young as 6 weeks to 90 years old, according to data co

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 202
  48. RESEARCH: Domestic Violence Rises Nationwide for Third Year While Economy Struggles; Government Budget Cuts Take Toll on Survivors and Shelters

    Domestic violence shelters throughout the United States report the economy continues to significantly affect women &n

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 205
  49. 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
  50. OPINION: Human Trafficking In The United States

    My Sunday column looks at human trafficking — but in America.

    Friday, April 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 224

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