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H.R.4594 International Violence Against Women Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 04, 2010 Referred to House Armed Services

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  • 46% of users oppose H.R.4594

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Directs the Secretary of State to designate an Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues and develop a comprehensive strategy to prevent violence against women and girls. Directs the secretaries of State and Defense to incorporate training on prevention and response into the curricula of military forces. A similar bill, H.R.4594, was introduced in the House on the same day.

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    • Amnesty International

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    • Women Thrive Worldwide

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    • International Rescue Committee

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    • Family Violence Prevention Fund

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    • Global Aids Alliance

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    • Women's Refugee Commission

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    • CARE

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    • Jewish Women International

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    • Refugees International

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    • International Center for Research on Women

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    • Save Indian Family Foundation

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    • United Families International

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On August 20, 2010, by hexC0DE - Stop giving our tax dollars to other countries!!! This is the job of the voluntary sector and the private sector.

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      As noted by hexC0DE, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 20, 2010, "Stop giving our tax dollars to other countries!!! This is the job of the voluntary sector and the private sector."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • இந்திய மருமகள்களுக்கு ஒரு ... - December 26, 2010 by மருமகள் - Support the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA - HR 4594, S. 2982) today! இப்படி அந்நிய நாடுகளே இந்திய மருமகள்களின் நலனில் அக்கறை கொண்ட

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      As noted by மருமகள் on December 26, 2010, "Support the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA - HR 4594, S. 2982) today! இப்படி அந்நிய நாடுகளே இந்திய மருமகள்களின் நலனில் அக்கறை கொண்ட" (http://marumagal.blogspot.com/2010/12/blog-post.html)
    • Therapeutic Justice Project: TJP 2010 Year In Review - December 19, 2010 by Therapeutic Justice Project - Contact your Senate and House members to urge them to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) (S. 2982/H.R. 4594). The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to consider this bipartisan bill, but very few days ...

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      As noted by Therapeutic Justice Project on December 19, 2010, "Contact your Senate and House members to urge them to pass the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) (S. 2982/H.R. 4594). The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to consider this bipartisan bill, but very few days ..." (http://therapeuticjustice.blogspot.com/2010/12/tjp-2010-year-in-review.html)
    • Broad-Based Coalition Hails Progress on International Violence ... - December 14, 2010 by YubaNet.com - ... violence prevention, human rights and development organizations today lauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for marking up the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) – bipartisan legislation (HR 4594/S 2982) that ...

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      As noted by YubaNet.com on December 14, 2010, "... violence prevention, human rights and development organizations today lauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for marking up the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) – bipartisan legislation (HR 4594/S 2982) that ..." (http://yubanet.com/usa/Broad-Based-Coalition-Hails-Progress-on-International-Violence-Against-Women-Act.php)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • US: Senate Vote Takes on Global Violence Against Women - December 13, 2010 by Reuters Alert Net - ...here: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:S.2982:@@@P (Senate) and http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:H.R.4594:@@@P (House). Human Rights Watch repeated its call for the US Senate to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Fo

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      As noted by Reuters Alert Net on December 13, 2010, "...here: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:S.2982:@@@P (Senate) and http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:H.R.4594:@@@P (House). Human Rights Watch repeated its call for the US Senate to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Fo" (http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/us-senate-vote-takes-on-global-violence-against-women)
    • The Feminist Left Goes Global on Our Money - August 19, 2010 by Canada Free Press - ...for this latest pandering to the feminist left is the International Violence Against Women Act called I-VAWA (S.2982 and H.R.4594). The lead sponsors are Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer. The bill broadly defines violence against women to include n

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      As noted by Canada Free Press on August 19, 2010, "...for this latest pandering to the feminist left is the International Violence Against Women Act called I-VAWA (S.2982 and H.R.4594). The lead sponsors are Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer. The bill broadly defines violence against women to include n" (http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/26769)
    • New Phyllis Schlafly for 08/17/2010 - August 16, 2010 by Creators Syndicate - money to be spent to develop "programs affecting social norms, community attitudes, and male and female participation in violence and response to victims." Just when we thought President Obama had reached the ultimate in seizing extravagant power by

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      As noted by Creators Syndicate on August 16, 2010, "money to be spent to develop "programs affecting social norms, community attitudes, and male and female participation in violence and response to victims." Just when we thought President Obama had reached the ultimate in seizing extravagant power by" (http://creators.com/opinion/phyllis-schlafly/the-feminist-left-goes-global-on-our-money.html)
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