Joint Statement by Trilateral Working Group on Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls, Following 21st session of UN Permanent Forum for I

Joint Statement by the Trilateral Working Group on Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls, Following the 21st session of UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues   The text of the following statement was released by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States following the 21st session of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous ...
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Fostering equity and equality for all

People around the world should have the opportunity to realize their full potential. Gender shouldn’t matter. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. That’s why the Biden-Harris administration launched what it calls the first-ever  National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality . “By advancing the rights of women, girls, and LGBTQI+ persons in all their diversity, we will advance the collective prosperity, ...
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Ending violence against women: A human rights imperative

By Lenore T. Adkins The world recognizes the  International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women  on November 25, a day to heighten awareness about the physical, psychological and emotional harm women face worldwide. The U.S. Department of State sees  tackling violence against women  as a human rights imperative. Violence threatens women’s and girls’ safety, and it sets barriers to their potential for prosperity or filling leadership ...
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Ending violence against women: A human rights imperative

The world recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, a day to heighten awareness about the physical, psychological and emotional harm women face worldwide. The U.S. Department of State sees tackling violence against women as a human rights imperative. Violence threatens women’s and girls’ safety, and it sets ...
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Ambassador Kelly performs on-stage in support of the ‘16 Days Campaign’ against Gender-Based Violence (December 7)

Ambassador Kelly performs on-stage in support of the ‘16 Days Campaign’ against Gender-Based Violence (December 7) Ambassador Kelly joined six other senior diplomats December 7 in a performance of the internationally acclaimed documentary play “Seven” to raise awareness of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’, the International Day for the Elimination of ...
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