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Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 10:33 AM EDT
Join the U.S. Energy Department and MIT Energy initiative via Webcast September 28, and hear distinguished and emerging leaders help lay the foundation for a broader, continuing effort to advance women's leadership in clean energy.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 4:20 PM EDT
The Obama Administration takes two major steps in empowering women and girls both here in the United States and abroad: launching the Equal Futures Partnership and taking new steps to combat human trafficking.
Posted byon September 26, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
Join us on Thursday, September 27th at 12:00 p.m. EDT, for a White House Google+ Hangout to learn more about the Obama Administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking at home and abroad.
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
The White House Council on Women and Girls is launching a challenge for developers: Create an app that promotes civic education and/or inspires girls to serve as leaders in our democracy
Posted byon September 17, 2012 at 2:18 PM EDT
Through programs funded by this groundbreaking legislation, police officers and prosecutors are now trained to understand the needs of victims, specialized law enforcement units investigate these crimes, and transitional housing programs help victims rebuild their lives. As a result, annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by more than 60 percent since the passage of the Act, but more work remains to be done.
Posted byon August 22, 2012 at 11:36 AM EDT
Young athletes and advocates in the fight to end dating violence share their reactions to the Vice President's PSA and what it means to them speak out on the issue.
Posted byon August 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT
President Obama speaks with reporters from the White House Briefing Room
Posted byon August 10, 2012 at 5:06 PM EDT
President Obama takes another important step to prioritize and protect the rights of women and girls around the world
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 2:04 PM EDT
For the first time ever, women now have access to life-saving preventive care, such as mammograms and contraception, without paying any more out of their own pockets under the Affordable Care Act
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:01 PM EDT
An op-ed from Vice President Joe Biden argues that Congress needs to act as soon as possible to extend the Violence Against Women Act.