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Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 1:10 PM EST
Domestic Violence Awareness Month has come to a close, but I want to make sure immigrant survivors are not forgotten by shedding light on the important ways in which sensible immigration reform that has already passed the Senate will protect victims and hold abusers accountable.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
Vice President Biden created the National Domestic Violence Hotline in the Violence Against Women Act in 1994 (VAWA) and has long championed the cause of ending domestic violence.
Posted byon October 29, 2013 at 9:37 AM EST
Edna Christine Baillif, a student at Texas State University, discusses how the Affordable Care Act ensures that Latina women like herself will have access to the quality health care they deserve at a price they can afford.
Posted byon October 25, 2013 at 10:38 AM EST
The White House is illuminated pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 11:35 AM EST
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins with the White House in celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness month and is reminded of the tremendous impact the Affordable Care Act has on the lives of American women.
Posted byon October 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
The White House and the entrance to the Naval Observatory will be lit pink tonight in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the millions of families who have battled the disease, and who feel its impact every day.
Posted byon October 18, 2013 at 3:24 PM EST
For more than two weeks, President Obama worked diligently to reopen the government and remove the dangers of default from our economy. He also found time to continue working on other important issues.
Posted byon September 26, 2013 at 1:31 PM EST
Valerie Jarrett discusses her recent trip to New York City for the UN General Assembly, during which she attended Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Dinner, where she met a number of the program's new graduates and participants.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 2:36 PM EST
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the Equal Futures Partnership—a global collaboration aimed at advancing women’s and girls’ economic and political participation. For the United States, stepping up to this challenge has included important work to open doors to quality education and high-paying career opportunities for women and girls in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 3:57 PM EST
At the UN General Assembly, Valerie Jarrett hosts an event to mark the one year anniversary of the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership – a coalition of countries who have committed to take action to remove barriers to opportunity and promote equality for women and girls in our countries.