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Tell Congress to Support the Office for Global Women's Issues

Congress is poised to authorize the Office for Global Women’s at the State Department this week with a crucial vote scheduled Wednesday, June 10th.

H.R. 2410, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, would establish the Office for Global Women’s issues to coordinate efforts of the United States Government regarding gender integration and women’s empowerment in United States foreign policy.

President Obama created this office in March and has appointed an Ambassador-at-Large to lead it. Now, we need Congress to authorize this office and give it the thrust of legislative authority, ensuring its permanency at the State Department.

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