Victory for Women's Rights!

June 11, 2009

Earlier this week we asked you to take quick action for women’s rights.   Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to make the U.S. Office for Global Women’s Issues permanent.

This major victory just proves that when you speak up for human rights, the people in power do listen.  It may have taken us a lot of effort to seal the deal, but today, the fight seems well worth it.  The doors are now opened for major advancements in combating violence against women and improving women’s health care, education, and economic stability.

The bill still needs to move on to the Senate before finally landing on President Obama’s desk.  We’ll keep you updated on the blog.  Thanks to those who took action!