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Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
A quick glimpse at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 5:34 PM EDT
Every child should have the chance to be five years old. The U.S. is partnering on a global effort to end preventable child deaths.
Posted byon June 8, 2012 at 2:27 PM EDT
The percentage of young adults who are uninsured continues to decline, indicating that the Affordable Care Act is helping families across the country get better access to health care and more peace of mind.
Posted byon June 6, 2012 at 6:09 PM EDT
Meet Alexia Vernon, a former beauty queen turned author and motivational speaker, who uses her talents to inspire women to aim higher.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 4:24 PM EDT
President Obama vows that his Administration will continue to fight for a woman’s right for equal pay for equal work, so that hard work pays off, responsibility is rewarded, and every American gets a fair shot to succeed.
Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 1:16 PM EDT
The gender wage gap puts women at a career-long disadvantage. In 2011, a typical 25-year-old woman working full-time all year earned $5,000 less than a typical 25-year-old man. If that earnings gap is not corrected, by the age of 65 years, she will have lost $431,000 over her working lifetime.
Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 11:16 AM EDT
On Monday, June 4th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Senior White House Officials are hosting a conference call to talk about this important issue. Join the White House Office of Public Engagement and Council on Women & Girls to get the facts about income inequality and its real life consequences for American families.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 3:02 PM EDT
American companies have added more than 4.3 million jobs over the past 27 months. Behind that number are countless small businesses – entrepreneurs with bold ideas and a willingness to dream big -- meet some of them using this interactive tool.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
When women, who make up nearly half the workforce, bring home less money each day, it means they have less for the everyday needs of their families, and over a lifetime of work, far less savings for retirement.
Posted byon May 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM EDT
The first contingent of 24 women who completed the Navy’s nuclear submarine program met with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House