H.Res.910 - Supporting the ideals and goals of the "International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women".114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] (Introduced 09/28/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/11/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.910 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/28/2016)
Supports the goals of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Honors those working domestically and internationally to eliminate violence against women and girls.
Encourages the President to:
- address the needs of women and girls experiencing violence through funding for participatory survivor-led programs;
- prioritize protections for women and children in fragile and conflict zones;
- address increased rates of violence against marginalized women due to race, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, and socioeconomic status; and
- increase opportunities for women and girls worldwide, including opportunities for education and economic participation.