S.2519 - Iraqi Women and Children's Liberation Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] (Introduced 06/15/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/15/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6806-6807) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2519 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/15/2004)
Iraqi Women and Children's Liberation Act of 2004 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should ensure that women and children in Iraq benefit from the liberation of Iraq; (2) women of all ethnic groups in Iraq should be included in the economic and political reconstruction of Iraq; and (3) the Government of Iraq should adhere to internationally accepted standards on human rights and rights of women and children.
Authorizes the President to provide assistance for: (1) education and health care for Iraqi women and children living in Iraq or living as refugees in other countries; and (2) enhancement of political participation, economic empowerment, civil society, and personal security of women in Iraq.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should ensure that such assistance is: (1) provided in a manner that protects and promotes the human rights of all people in Iraq, utilizing indigenous institutions and nongovernmental organizations, especially women's organizations; and (2) conditioned on the government of Iraq making continued progress toward internationally accepted standards of human rights and the rights of women.