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Posted byon October 15, 2014 at 8:21 PM EDT
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.
President Obama Congratulates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on Winning the 2014 Nobel Peace PrizePosted byon October 10, 2014 at 3:18 PM EDT
For her unwavering courage to champion education for all children anywhere, Malala won the Nobel Peace Prize. She shares that honor with Kailash Satyarthi, a human rights activist who is working tirelessly to bring an end to child slavery in India and across the globe.
Improving the Fight Against Intersecting Epidemics: An Update on Federal Efforts to Address HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence Among Women and GirlsPosted byon October 10, 2014 at 9:47 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon October 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
President Obama discusses American innovation on Medium, a platform which encourages people to share ideas and stories that matter.
The First Lady: We've Made "Tremendous Progress" in Educating the World’s Young Women, but There's More Work to DoPosted byon September 24, 2014 at 5:56 PM EDT
In remarks at the U.N. Global Education First Initiative in New York City, First Lady Michelle Obama explains that every young woman on our planet should have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:55 PM EDT
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:52 PM EDT
Today, we were delighted to announce that the Department of Labor has awarded $500,000 to assist Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia in funding feasibility studies on paid leave.
Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM EDT
"It’s On Us" provides organizing tools for campuses and communities, and already we’ve seen great things happening.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:05 PM EDT
Jordan Brooks sends a message to the White House list on "It's On Us," a new initiative to help prevent sexual assault.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 2:40 PM EDT