“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throu
A diverse group of women leaders and organizations have joined forces with the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) to laun
The problem of forced marriage remains little known and well hidden in the United States, but experts say it is growi
President Barack Obama won re-election with 55% of women's votes and 45% of men's votes for a decisive and historic 1
Yesterday, President Obama's campaign released three statements announcing his endorsement of state ballot initiative
From September 2009 to April 2010, the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights conducted a study of United Nations
Reproductive rights groups are partnering up for the 'Educate Congress' initiative, which will send a copy of Our Bod
The goal of the U.S.
When President Barack Obama was telling the story of his grandmother, a woman who became a bank vice president but co
A group of international leaders, known as The Elders, on Wednesday joined forces with the US secretary of state and
Senator BOXER [presiding]. The hearing will come to order.
With a current population of 812,826 people, the west coast U.S.
Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t
Women are running for congress in record numbers this year.
Now that world leaders have addressed the United Nations General Assembly, it's time to think about the role of globa
It is my pleasure to join in welcoming you to the 10th annual Women PeaceMakers Program.
It is an honor to take part in today's forum, and to be joined by so many distinguished Heads of State and Government
While the world has made significant strides in expanding opportunity for women and girls, continued inequalities rem
Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of The Institute for Inclusive Security, announced the Institute's Commitment to Action
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God."
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, will travel to Belgium on September 17 - 18, 2012, to
On Monday, President Obama set the record for most women judges appointed to the federal bench in one term when Steph
Two U.S. government agencies, the Department of State and the U.S.
While recent attention has focused on the absurd remarks U.S.
As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued
Some nonpartisan commentators finally recognize that current US foreign policy continues to escalate militarily as th
Better integrating women into global efforts to end conflict and promote peace is a critical objective of U.S.
In 2008, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, a mu
Today, the U.S.
Eqlima is a young girl from Afghanistan. She lived with an abusive father and stepmother who often beat her.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met schoolgirls and Africa's second woman president during an unprecedented vis
On the first of her two-day visit to Senegal, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Wednesday hailed the incre
When I attended the first Summit of the Americas in Miami in 1994, only two female heads of state represented their c
They were only 14 years old, cousins from a small town in central Mexico, when a fun trip to the local fair turned in
United States Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater is hoping that more Jamaican women will take a greater role in
Hillary Clinton is doing something this weekend that no U.S.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a powerful plea on Sunday for the rights of women in Afghanistan, using a
STATEMENT OF WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM UNITED STATES SECTION ON THE U.S.
U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security - "Peace Begins At Home."
Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering explore rape within the U.S.
Here in Afghanistan, the United States is spending $2 billion dollars a week on war under the guise of improving Afgh
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay – who made the remarks at the end of a four-day visit to the
From the very beginning of his administration, President Barack Obama has put women at the heart of United States for
Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immig
Alaska Natives are lining up in opposition to Lower 48 tribes over the congressional reauthorization of the Violence
Barbara Gove served as a Marine at Parris Island and Cherry Point in the mid-nineteen-fifties.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.
Opposition to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has some who advocate for victims of domestic abuse scratching th
Military and civilian experts convened at the U.S.