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Priorities Website (1)

Our Priorities

Women’s Economic Empowerment – Website (1)

Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women’s meaningful economic participation is integral to achieving greater security and stability around the world. The Department is empowering women to be agents of economic prosperity through innovative policy, diplomacy, programs, and partnerships.

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International Women’s Day Celebration Afghanistan

Women, Peace, and Security

The U.S. Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) focuses on improving the effectiveness of our foreign policy and assistance efforts by proactively integrating the needs and perspectives of women to meaningfully participate in decision-making structures on international peace, security, and prosperity.

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Office of Global Women’s Issues: Cross-Cutting Issues

Cross-Cutting Issues

S/GWI’s work on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security covers is not single-faceted. There are several cross-cutting issues that S/GWI targets through its work in other areas including Combating Violent Extremism, Violence against Women, and Women’s Leadership.

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U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future