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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
October 5, 2012

Burma's Women Give Hope for Country's Future

2012 has been a remarkable year for Burma. Under President Thein Sein's leadership, we have seen electoral reforms, the release… more
May 17, 2012

Decent Work for Informal Sector Workers

On May 14, a group of experts from academia, labor, and NGOs joined Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer… more
March 28, 2012

Advancing the Status of Women and Girls To Achieve Peace and Prosperity

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer highlights the importance of… more
March 14, 2012

Celebrating International Women’s Day by Investing in Women and Girls

As we observe Women's History Month throughout March, we celebrate the work pioneered by advocates, policymakers, and practitioners around the… more
February 6, 2012

U.S. Supports Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Acting Assistant Secretary… more
October 31, 2011

Women Pave Pathways to Prosperity

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer highlights efforts to strengthen… more
September 19, 2011

Afghan Women: A Vital Force for Peace, Stability, and Economic Progress

Writing for the U.S. Department of State, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer highlights a conference, "Empowering Women in… more
June 30, 2011

In Community of Democracies, Women Driving Political Change

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Ambassador Melanne Verveer provides a readout of the Women Enhancing Democracy… more

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August 28, 2008

The Peace Pact That Wasn't

About the Author: Priscilla Linn is the Curator for the U.S. Diplomacy Center. If only it were possible to outlaw… more

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