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    Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock

    Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was…

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    Future of the Women's Rights Movement

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the Feminist Majority Foundation, which focuses on issues including women’s equality and reproductive health and publishes Ms. Magazine. She…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 6

    Panelists discussed empowering African women and girls to participate in economic growth and promoting healthy lives through technology and job training. An African agriculture…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 5

    The afternoon session of “Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit” began with a video presentation in which Darren Walker talked about empowering girls and…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 4

    Reeta Roy talked about educational programs for girls in Africa. The Office of the First Lady, the George W. Bush Institute, and the U.S. Department of State hosted, “Investing in…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 3

    Panelists talked about improving access to educational opportunities for women and girls. Speakers included representatives from groups including the Intel Foundation, Camfed…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 2

    Former President George W. Bush was a featured speaker at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. He talked about his presidential initiative to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and…

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    Campus Sexual Assault Legislation

    A bipartisan group of senators talked about The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, the bill they were introducing to fight sexual assault on college campuses. They were joined by…

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    Women and Gun Violence

    Law enforcement, legal, and social work experts testified about possible changes to the Violence Against Women Act, and the law’s effectiveness in protecting women from gun…

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    Book Discussion on Assault and Flattery

    Katie Pavlich talked about her book, Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, in which she argues that while Republicans are constantly blamed for waging a war…

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    Women's Liberation Movement

    Professor Stacy Cordery talked about the ideals and goals that drove feminists and the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The class discussed several…

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    Book Discussion on Finding Her Voice

    Rekha Basu talked about her book, Finding Her Voice: A collection of Des Moines Register columns about women’s struggles and triumphs in the Midwest, in which the Des Moines Register…

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    Women's Health Protection Act

    Members of the U.S. House and Senate, doctors, and advocates with differing perspectives on reproductive rights testified at a hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act (S.1696).…

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    Majority Leader Reid on Hobby Lobby Ruling

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about legislation to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. He said that there were…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing. He said that the U.S. condemns the death of a Palestinian teenager, which had triggered…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, in which she recalls the life of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Ms. Sherr spoke…

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    Peace, Prosperity and Shared Understanding

    A panel discussed a range of global issues including peace, women’s rights, austerity, and technology. the panelists were Pakistani women’s rights activist Saba Ismail;…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 5

    Mika Brzezinski moderated a panel discussion about the obstacles for women in the workforce. Panelists talked their career paths and about overcoming obstacles. “Career Ladders…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 4

    Maria Shriver talked about the work of her organization, A Woman’s Nation, and the results of an examination they did with the Center for American Progress on the economic state of…

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    Representative Donna Edwards on 2014 Elections

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) talked about the 2014 midterm elections and Democratic efforts to increase the number of female voters. Representative Edwards also talked about…

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