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Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 9:53 AM EDT
Closing the gender gap in women’s political and economic participation will help secure greater prosperity for everyone
Posted byon October 2, 2012 at 9:30 AM EDT
See the White House wearing pink to mark the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Posted byon October 1, 2012 at 5:49 PM EDT
From its humble origins in 1981 as a Day of Unity, October -- Domestic Violence Awareness Month -- has become a time to celebrate survivors, congratulate advocates, empower victims, and mourn the deaths of those lost to domestic violence.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 7:50 PM EDT
Following President Obama's speech about his administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking, White House Administration Officials joined a live video chat to answer questions from the public.
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.