H.Res.521 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work with the Government of Haiti to address gender-based violence against women and children.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-17] (Introduced 01/23/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/03/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.|
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Summary: H.Res.521 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/23/2012)
Sympathizes with the families of women and children victimized by sexual and other forms of gender-based violence in Haiti.
Urges treatment of the issue of violence against women and children as a priority for U.S. humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in Haiti.
Supports passage of Haiti's first comprehensive law on the prevention, punishment, and elimination of gender-based violence.