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Stop violence against women – worldwide!

From our colleagues in the Presbyterian Washington Office Support the International Violence Against Women Act The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) has been introduced in the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bill, which was also introduced in…

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A Gift to Mothers around the World: the CEDAW Treaty

From the Presbyterian Washington Office: Women and girls around the world face violence and discrimination daily. We also know that CEDAW, the Women’s Treaty, helps women and girls to go to school, to own and inherit property, to take part…

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30 years working for rights for women

December 18, 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). A working group of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality…

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