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Posted byon September 13, 2014 at 6:57 PM EDT
"Twenty years after the Violence Against Women Act was enacted, I remain hopeful as ever that the decency of the American people will keep us moving forward," Vice President Biden writes on the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted byon September 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
Since its original passage 20 years ago, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has dramatically changed the conversation, attitude, and work around domestic violence in America.
"Even One Case Is Too Many": Vice President Biden Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women ActPosted byon September 9, 2014 at 7:54 PM EDT
Posted byon September 9, 2014 at 12:21 PM EDT
The President issued a proclamation to commemorate the fact that, 20 years ago today, our nation came together to declare our commitment to end violence against women.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 3:37 PM EDT
To further support the economy, and to ensure the workplace works for the 21st century economy, the President is encouraging Congress to act and using his own executive action to support policies that support a fair workplace for all workers -- including women.
Posted byon August 28, 2014 at 12:27 PM EDT
Women who enter the workforce after graduating college are paid less in almost every field of study.
Posted byon August 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EDT
Last night, White House economist Betsey Stevenson sent the email below to the White House email list, telling the story of the progress women have made since gaining the right to vote -- and what's still left to accomplish.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 2:49 PM EDT
Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 10:44 AM EDT
On this Women’s Equality Day, we should all pay homage to the trailblazers who fought for our suffrage and made a more just and prosperous future possible for all Americans. In the years ahead, President Obama and his Administration will continue doing all we can to ensure that women and girls have every opportunity to reach their greatest potential.
Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
The Supreme Court rules on the much-publicized Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.