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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: What's So Exciting about Women Leading the Way?

    I want to tell you about a woman I know, who shall be called Alma (not her real name).

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 547
  9. Quechua Indigenous Woman Leads Congress Education Committee - Self-Educated - Champions Non-Discrimination & Rights in Education in Peru

    Hilaria Supa has broken down many barriers in her life.

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 579
  10. EXHIBITION: UCM Gallery Hosts Exhibition Featuring Women Combat Veterans

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 601
  11. MULTIMEDIA: Colombia- League of Displaced Women Builds Homes and Peace

    Please click here for the video

    Saturday, September 26, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 613
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. VIDEO: How Important are Women in NATO's New Strategic Concept?

    NATO is changing to adapt to a new century, new challenges and new attitudes.

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 704
  15. PICTURES: The Women Presidents of Latin America

    Dilma Rousseff has just been elected President of Brazil, making her the country's first female president.

    Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 712
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. EVENT: Ambassador: Where Girls are Educated, 'The Standard of Living Goes Up'

    Former U.S.

    Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 965
  21. INTERVIEW: Indigenous Guatemalan Woman Seeks Mayoral Seat with 'Message of Hope and Opportunity'

    Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.

    Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 969
  22. EVENT: Havana-International Symposium: Women and Emancipation of Latin America and the Caribbean

    Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 977
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. CONFERENCE: OAS to Assess the Inclusion of Gender Perspective in the Efforts to Consolidate Peace and Security in the Americas

    Date Issued:
    Apr 6, 2011
    Organization of American States (OAS)

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 150
  28. ANALYSIS: Do Women Gain from EU-Latin America Cooperation?

    Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 152
  29. MEETING: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Visits Panama

    During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting

    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 156
  30. OPINION: Women Largely Absent From AIPAC's Stage

    It was an impressive line-up of speakers, by any standard.

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 275
  31. CAMPAIGN : WILPF U.S. Section's National Action Plans(NAP) +The Whistleblower Campaign.

    Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 325
  32. BLOG: Elect More Women to End Deadlock

    More than 300 women, a record high, have filed to run for Congress this year, which means a likely gain of female mem

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 416
  33. STATEMENT: Remarks to Egyptian Women Leaders

    Remarks made by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
    Ambassador's Residence
    Cairo, Egypt

    Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 431
  34. OPEN LETTER: To Mr. Juan Manuel Santos President of the Republic of Columbia - Women at the Negotiation Table

    Bogotá, 3 September 2012

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 467
  35. BLOG: Sustainable Peace

    Yesterday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos delivered his address to the General Assembly.

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 479
  36. BLOG:A Peace Summit of Local Authorities

    Last week, I came to Bogotá to participate in the Peace Summit of Mayors and Governors.

    Monday, October 1, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 481
  37. BLOG: The Safety of Haitian Girls and Women Should Be Our Goal

    This past Saturday marked three years since Haiti was stuck by a devastating earthquake.

    Monday, January 14, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 568
  38. BLOG: Mujeres de la Guerra: Women's Voices from El Salvador

    These are what true women warriors look like.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 569
  39. OTHER: The Ministry of Women's Affairs is not idle!

    The Ministry for the Status of Women and Women's Rights is not idle.

    Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 581
  40. INTERVIEW: Haiti: Women in Politics

    In the current Martelly-Lamothe administration (2011-2016) from 23 Ministries there are now 10 women ministers who re

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 592
  41. BLOG: Top Guatemala Prosecutor Pulls No Punches

    For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.

    Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 594
  42. Women in Combat = Gender Equality & Peace (?)

    About two weeks ago the US Defense Secretary lifted the ban on women in combat jobs.

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 598
  43. BLOG: Swimming Against the Tide: 'Salmon' Police Units Assist Women Facing Violence in El Salvador

    “I like being a police officer because it was always a dream of mine.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 633
  44. BLOG: Women's Rights Movement in Colombia Takes the Stage

    Colombian actress and social rights activist Patricia Ariza came to campus to speak to a full house of USF students a

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 673
  45. PRESS RELEASE: Introduces New Products to Celebrate Women's Rights

    Women's Rights Day 2013 will be on August 26th marking 93 years of women having the right to vote in America.

    Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 755
  46. INITIATIVE: Women of Tacachico Working for Gender Equality Policy

    The women (chicas) of Tacachico are leading the charge with five Salvadoran organizations to promote public policies

    Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 766
  47. MULTI-MEDIA: No Job for A Woman

    Before World War II, war reporting was considered no job for a woman.

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 888
  48. Reverse The Tide Of War!

    This initiative is a gathering of anti-war and social justice activists, organizations, networks and movements from d

    Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 00:00 to Monday, August 7, 2017 - 00:00
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