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Obama Administration Expected to Usher in Advances for Women’s Rights

Women’s rights advocates are hopeful this week as President Barack Obama officially began his term as the 44th president.  President Obama is expected to advance women’s rights by issuing executive orders which will rescind the Global Gag Rule and release … Continue reading

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President-elect Obama Plans to Repeal Global Gag Rule

The Washington Post reports that upon taking office in January, President-elect Obama intends to repeal the Global Gag Rule, which has been harming women around the world for the past eight years. The Global Gag Rule (also known as the … Continue reading

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