Global Women's Issues

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January 10, 2013

Women, Technology, and International Development

This week, the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues and UN Women are convening the first… more
January 5, 2013

The Americas Chart a Path for Success in the 21st Century

As we enter 2013, we'd like to share with you how the United States worked with our partners in the… more
January 2, 2013

Resolving the Plight of Persecuted, Uprooted People Around the World

2012 was a challenging year for humanitarians trying to help displaced people around the world. The following summarizes some of… more
December 27, 2012

Empowering Women – Engaging Girls

Breaking the glass ceiling and advancing science go hand-in-hand. If we can get more women and girls - maybe half… more
December 24, 2012

Twelve Stories You May Have Missed in 2012

Here are just a few stories that you may have missed from the Department of State in 2012: The U.S.… more
December 21, 2012

Christmas in Kabul

As Christmas approaches, my husband and I are almost halfway through our year-long assignment to Kabul. Serving at an unaccompanied… more
December 19, 2012

Afghan Girls Lead Peer Education

The Internet may be important, but it's not everything. In rural Afghanistan, courageous and talented young women who have never… more
December 14, 2012

Cooking Shouldn't Kill

About the Authors: Kris Balderston serves as Special Representative for the Secretary of State's Global Partnerships Initiative , and Jacob… more
December 11, 2012

Eleven Words

As we commemorate International Human Rights Day today, December 10, I can't help but recall the moment 17 years ago… more
December 10, 2012

Celebrating Human Rights Day

Sixty-four years ago today, on December 10, 1948, the world came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights… more

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April 17, 2014

The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more

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