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Passed Senate without amendment (03/03/2011)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the goals of International Women's Day and recognizes the significance of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day.

Recognizes that the empowerment of women is inextricably linked to the potential of nations to generate economic growth and democracy.

Recognizes the women in the United States and around the world who have worked throughout history to ensure that women are guaranteed equality and basic human rights.

Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to ending discrimination and violence against women and girls, to ensuring the safety and welfare of women and girls, and to pursuing policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and girls worldwide.