Hillary counts on women’s rights

Feb 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM Hillary Clinton counts on women’s rights MSNBC – Nearly 20 years ago, Hillary Clinton stood before the United Nations Fourth Conference on Women in Beijing and announced, amid a thicket of controversy, “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights once...

Continuing Conversation on VAWA

Sep 09, 2014 at 12:00 AM The White House Blog – Today is the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  On Tuesday, I had the incredible privilege of attending a commemoration of this milestone held at the National Archives. During the program, I learned more about the...

Michelle Obama’s efforts on healtier eating

Feb 26, 2013 at 02:40 PM First Lady Michelle Obama Announces New Effort to Make Healthier, MyPlate Recipes Easy to Find and Share America’s Largest Media Companies Are Compiling and Promoting Thousands of Recipes that Align with USDA’s Guidance for Healthier Eating WASHINGTON, DC –Today, five of America’s largest media...

In History: Women’s Equality Day

Aug 26, 2014 at 08:08 PM On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was certified, securing for women the fundamental right to vote.  The product of decades spent organizing, protesting, and agitating, it was a turning point on the long march toward equality for all, and it inspired generations of...

IWD2014

Mar 08, 2014 at 11:07 AM Commemorating International Women’s Day 2014 Today, people around the world are joining together to show their support for women’s equality. On this day, WFF celebrates current achievements and sets goals to work harder to achieve women’s equality. TOGETHER WE MUST BREAK THE GLASS CEILING...

Empowering Girls and Women in the Digital Age

Mar 05, 2014 at 12:00 AM Diplomatic Courier – A woman in Nigeria teaches young girls to blog so they can “share their thoughts to the whole world.” Thousands of miles away in California, a teenage girl uses the internet to raise funds for United Nations programs that benefit marginalized...