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Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Screening victims for risk factors at crime scenes, in hospital emergency rooms, and in court and linking those most at risk with immediate crisis intervention services can help prevent the most dangerous cases of domestic violence.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry Present International Women of Courage AwardsPosted byon March 8, 2013 at 7:33 PM EDT
Mrs. Obama and Sec. Kerry celebrate International Women's Day by honoring nine extraordinary women.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 6:55 PM EDT
President Obama has made promoting gender equality and advancing the status of women and girls central to our foreign policy and national security strategy, including by leading by example at home.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 6:33 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 5:20 PM EDT
Women investors play a crucial role in helping ensure that the best private-sector ideas - including those coming from women entrepreneurs - get the resources they need to help build companies and create jobs.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 10:49 AM EDT
The White House Champions of Change series is seeking nominations of outstanding AAPI women community leaders.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett will answer questions on Twitter about the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 4:59 PM EDT
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 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.”