Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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March 25, 2013

Reviving the Call to Action of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Promotion of fundamental labor rights and safe workplaces is a core U.S. value. Over one hundred years ago, on this… more
March 21, 2013

A Courageous Cuban Blogger

The Department of State is committed to advancing Internet freedom as an integral aspect of the right to freedom of… more
March 8, 2013

Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Working to promote gender equality and women's empowerment around the world can be a challenge. There are difficult days when… more
March 7, 2013

International Women's Day

On March 8, the United States joins people around the globe in honoring women and celebrating their contributions toward building… more
March 7, 2013

Burmese Media Delegation Observes U.S. Free and Independent Press

Mr. Thiha Saw sits at a table in the Washington Post boardroom, listening attentively about the role of the newspaper… more
March 1, 2013

A Champion in the Fight Against Child Labor

We honored George Achibra with the U.S. Department of Labor's 2012 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor.… more
March 1, 2013

Youth Soccer Promotes Peace and Reconciliation in Kenya

Kenyans want to avoid the kind of violence that occurred after the 2007 elections. In Nairobi's Mathare slum, one of… more
February 22, 2013

Multilateral Training Enhances Border Management in Central Asia

Here in Tajikistan, the OSCE Border Management Staff College is making a tangible contribution to regional preparedness for Afghanistan's assumption… more

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