On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 25, 2019 In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the United States is proud to reaffirm its commitment to defending the rights of women and girls around the world to live free from violence. ...
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Meet the 2018 International #WomenofCourage

First established in March 2007, the annual Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage  Award honors women around the world who have demonstrated exceptional courage, strength, and leadership in acting to bring positive change to their societies, often at great personal risk and sacrifice. Meet this year’s award recipients: L’Malouma Said (Mauritania) L’Malouma Said was ...
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