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March 8 2012 International Womens Day

Empowering Women Around the World

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Today we celebrate International Women's Day and this year's theme, "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women," is a reminder that too many women still live their lives in fear of violence, abuse, and discrimination.

Domestic Violence, Housing, and a Human Rights Win for U.S. Women

Maria Foscarinis | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Maria Foscarinis

March 8 is International Women's Day, and it's especially timely for us in the U.S. this year. The recent enactment of legislation reauthorizing and strengthening the Violence Against Women Act is a landmark event for women, and especially low-income women, in the U.S.

Rural Education Challeneges Highlighted On International Women's Day

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.08.2012 | Impact

For those who missed the brightly colored Google Doodle, today is International Women's Day, the day to celebrate the economic, political and social a...