The "It's On Us" campaign kicked off its first-ever National Week of Action, an effort to mobilize students to take action to prevent sexual assault.
Our responsibility is to get off of the sidelines. Don't just be a bystander: Intervene when you see someone who might be at risk of sexual assault. That's what this It's On Us message -- narrated by actor Jon Hamm -- is all about.
In this week's address, the President highlighted the progress our economy is making, and the commonsense policies that could make it even stronger by ensuring that everyone who works hard has the opportunity to get ahead, especially women and working families.
Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Senior Adviser and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement
Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
Deputy Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls
A new CWG report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.
At Rhode Island College in Providence, President Obama delivered remarks on the importance of empowering women and girls in our economy. “When women succeed, America succeeds, and we need leaders who understand that,” he told the audience.
In keeping with an annual tradition to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the North Portico of the White House, as well as the Vice President’s residence at the Naval Observatory, is lit pink to honor those battling the disease, those we’ve lost, their families, and the survivors.
In 2013, the Interagency Federal Working Group released a report titled "Addressing the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender–Related Health Disparities." We are proud to announce two major accomplishments stemming from this report.