S.Res.262 - A resolution to support the empowerment of women and urge countries to #FreeThe20.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH] (Introduced 09/22/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/22/2015 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.262 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/22/2015)
Recognizes: (1) the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, as well as the September 2015 conference at the United Nations to empower women; and (2) that many women will not be able to participate in the dialogue about such conference because they are imprisoned.
Reiterates support for efforts to empower women and secure universal human rights for women.
Welcomes the release of Ta Phong Tan of Vietnam on September 19, 2015, and calls for the release of the women mentioned in the preamble of this resolution.