Global Women's Issues

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March 19, 2014

Women Leaders Creating a Safer Honduras

Young Hondurans love soccer and wanted to play on a field in Chamelecon. But the field and its surrounding areas… more
March 8, 2014

Women of Courage Inspire All of Us

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell shares her experiences welcoming recipients of the 2014 Secretary of State’s International Women… more
March 6, 2014

Dedicated To Upholding the Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

Beatrice Mtetwa is Zimbabwe’s most prominent human rights lawyer. For more than 20 years, she has fought against injustice, defended… more
March 6, 2014

Inspiring a New Generation of Fijians

Roshika Deo's "Be the Change" campaign is inspiring a new generation of Fijian youth and women to believe in democracy… more
March 6, 2014

A Minority of a Minority Making a Difference in Georgia

In Georgia, cultural values and social mores remain deeply traditional, tending to be strongly influenced by religion. In this socially… more
March 6, 2014

Women Key to Peace and Security

International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew… more
March 5, 2014

A #Meetup to Remember: International Women of Courage

Since coming to the Department of State, Secretary Kerry often reminds his leadership team and all of us that work… more

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Primer on Ramadan

Imam Mohamad Bashar Arafat, provides a primer about Ramadan and the tradition of Iftaar. more

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