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Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 3:15 PM EDT
As part of the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, President Obama also signed into law the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), which reauthorizes the landmark legislation that provides critical support to law enforcement, victims support providers, and U.S. diplomats to fight modern slavery at home and abroad.
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM EDT
March is Women’s History Month. There is no better time to engage and empower the next generation of girls to rise up as leaders of our democracy and economy. In that spirit, last week, schools, companies, and labs across the country engaged in a range of activities aimed at getting girls excited about classes and careers in the field of engineering—all part of the 13th annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.”
Posted byon February 28, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT
It will take the efforts of everyone to end teen dating violence, and to create a better future for our young Americans.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 5:21 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 20, 2013 at 11:28 AM EDT
Some of America's most innovative scientists explain how a STEM education transformed their lives.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM EDT
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT
The release of a postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks on the 100th anniversary of her birthday commemorates the courage and legacy of the American civil rights icon.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 7:07 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM EDT
The Technology Inclusion Summit displays the Obama Administration's commitment to expanding opportunities in the STEM fields and encouraging women and girls to pursue careers in this field.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 2:33 PM EDT
Nearly 150 years after President Lincoln signed the joint resolution that led banning slavery in the United States, one form of slavery has been abolished in our country, yet another has quietly flourished around the world.