Office of International Women's Issues

Afghan and Iraqi Women Delegations Invited to the United States For International Women's Day Celebrations

Under Secretary Dobriansky and Senior Women's Issues Coordinator Ponticelli will host two high-level delegations of Afghan and Iraqi women leaders in New York City and Washington, DC, February 28 to March 11, 2005.

The delegations will attend plenary sessions of the 49th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, participate in training workshops, meet with Administration officials, members of Congress, and the press, and will attend events marking International Women's Day on March 8.

New Fact Sheet Released

Read newest Fact Sheet from the Office of the Senior Coordinator for International Women's Issues on U.S. Commitment to Women in the Middle East

U.S. International Women's Issues Initiatives

The U.S. Government is helping women become full participants in their societies through various initiatives and programs that increase women's political and economic participation.

Winter 2004 Newletter

Read about women's participation in elections in Afghanistan and Iraq, a women's radio station in Cambodia, and leadership training for women in Cote d'Ivoire.

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