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From the Blog

Advocating Today for a Better Tomorrow: Achieving Women’s Inheritance Rights in Egypt

Posted 9/27/18

We’ve scored a big win for women in Egypt. In parts of the country, women are finally exercising their right to inherit property – a right guaranteed...

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Saving Sierra Leone’s Mothers: A Community’s Journey to Ending Maternal and Child Death

Posted 9/25/18

By: Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA-35)

Amienata is a 22-year-old young woman who was married off as a teen and is already a mother to four...

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5 Things To Do Before Election Day

Posted 9/21/18

Races for seats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are ramping up, as are the global issues that demand our attention . Women and girls...

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Statement on the House of Representatives Passage of the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act

Posted 9/19/18
The undersigned organizations welcome the passage of the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018 (HR.5480) through the U.S. House of...
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99
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45
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of all childhood deaths are due to poor nutrition

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