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First @StateDept Tweetup Spotlights International Women of Courage

On March 8, Secretary of State John Kerry honored nine extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award Read more >>

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A Time for Action and Working Together to Improve Women’s Lives

This past week, Administrator Rajiv Shah traveled to India and Burma with a full agenda, including having discussions with a group of courageous women advocates to discuss gender-based violence. Read more >>

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Maryam’s Story—Reflections on International Women’s Day

Submitted by Meghan Feeley After the International Women of Courage Award ceremony at the U.S Department of State I had the opportunity to speak with Maryam, a special guest from Afghanistan. This is the story she shared… Maryam: As a child growing up as a refugee in Iran and Pakistan, I had seen the white […]

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