These queer radicals reject the logic that casts the United States and Israel as tolerant while characterizing occupied territories, from US to Palestinian ghettoes, as inherently homophobic and in need of military and other outside intervention. Change on a global scale cannot and does not happen overnight.
And in the 20th century, it was the fight against totalitarianism. Now, we must work together to render it into action and achieve the full participation of women as equal partners in peace. They reflect a fundamental shift in U. More women hold jobs and serve in public office.
In Living History she boasts of her role in gutting US welfare: Coca-Cola even plans to resume business in Myanmar formerly Burma soon.
But, she cautions that the education of girls is still unfinished. For the United States, women are also central to our ongoing work to elevate development as a key pillar of our foreign policy alongside diplomacy and defense.
To her amazement, she discovered she was the highest-ranking Latino in the department when she assumed her post in Mission here at the United Nations. In far too many parts of the world, women are still held back by social, economic, and legal barriers.
For many of us in this room today, that was a call to action that we have heeded. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a special representative. I want to thank the deputy secretary general for being with us. History has taught us that any peace not built by and for women is far less likely to deliver real and lasting benefits.
Unfortunately this history continues to be distorted. They are trailblazers in their own right, helping women in the developing world achieve a better life for themselves and their families.
And millions of women and girls are enslaved in brothels, forced to work as prostitutes, while police officers pocket bribes and look the other way. And we are measuring progress, in part, by how much we improve the conditions of the lives of women and girls.
President Obama and I believe that the subjugation of women is a threat to the national security of the United States. Let them know that every one of us and the many others whom we represent are standing with them as they wage their lonely but essential efforts on behalf of us all.
The rights and opportunities of all women and girls deserve our attention and our support because as they make progress, then the progress that should be the birthright of future generations will be more likely, and the 21st century will fulfill the promise that we hold out today.
Increase the minimum wage. Many consider themselves lucky if they can scratch out a harvest sufficient to feed their children. She has recently voiced support for gay marriage rights. In too many places, women are treated not as full and equal human beings with their own rights and aspirations, but as lesser creatures undeserving of the treatment and respect accorded to their husbands, their fathers, and their sons.
And I would hope that we would want not only for our own daughters the opportunities that we know would give them the chance to make the most of their lives, to fulfill that God-given potential that resides within each of us, but that we would recognize doing the same for other daughters of mothers and fathers everywhere would make the world a safer and better place for our own children.
Some of you may have seen the cover of the most recent issue of The Economist. No one should have to choose between keeping their job and taking care of a sick family member, and no parent should have to go back to work right after they welcome a newborn baby.
Strategies that ignore the lives and contributions of women have little chance of succeeding.As Hillary Clinton contemplates her next move, one thing is clear: as secretary of state she changed the narrative on women by championing their social, political and economic rights around the world.
Eighteen years ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton gave global women’s rights a major boost.
At the UN’s Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, then first lady, now Secretary of State Clinton set the bar high for the global inclusion and empowerment of women around the. Protect women’s health and reproductive rights. Women’s personal health decisions should be made by a woman, her family, and her faith, with the counsel of her doctor.
Hillary will fight back against Republican attempts to restrict access to quality, affordable reproductive health care. Jan 13, · The International Women’s Freedom Act of would create a U.S. Commission on International Women’s Rights.
The commission, modeled on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, would report to Congress and the President on the status of women worldwide. ‘To LGBT men and women worldwide, let me say this: wherever you live and whatever the circumstances of your life, whether you are connected to a network of support or feel isolated and.
Women raise the world’s children, but too often receive inadequate care when they give birth. And as a result, childbirth remains a leading cause of death and injury to women worldwide. Women rarely cause armed conflicts, but they always suffer their consequences.Download