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Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 9:49 AM EST
The White House Champions of Change series is seeking nominations of outstanding AAPI women community leaders.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 4:55 PM EST
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett will answer questions on Twitter about the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 3:59 PM EST
Thanks to the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act, which President Obama signed today, thousands of women and men across the country who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking will be able to access resources they need in their communities to help heal from their trauma
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 2:15 PM EST
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 4:26 PM EST
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 5:00 PM EST
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 4:21 PM EST
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 20, 2013 at 10:28 AM EST
Some of America's most innovative scientists explain how a STEM education transformed their lives.
Posted byon February 14, 2013 at 9:10 PM EST
Watch the video of President Obama's hangout, live from the West Wing of the White House.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 6:04 PM EST
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.