Hillary clinton verified account @hillaryclinton 2016 democratic nominee, secstate, senator, hair icon mom, wife, grandma x2, lawyer, advocate, fan of walks in the woods & standing up for our democracy. Ahead of the final clinton global initiative conference in new york, cbs this morning co-host charlie rose asked former president bill clinton the question that everyone is wondering. Hillary will promote gender equality around the world hillary has a record of fighting for women and girls: after graduating from yale law school, hillary became an advocate for kids and families at the children's defense fund. Women had to work extra hard to look tough on the world stage meanwhile, women's issues were parked in the softer brief of international development meanwhile, women's issues were parked in the. Not unlike her 1995 speech in china gently chastising it for ignoring women's rights and human rights when she made her initial trip there as first lady, hillary clinton as secretary of state had overtly challenged that nation on a variety of issues.
While some would argue that women are more likely to promote policies that bring about peace, or work-family balance, or gender equity, this is not inevitable women are operating within the broader system, and their power is not necessarily equated with progressive social and economic policies, much less the promotion of gender equity. Mr obama's surprise appearance at the white house's first ever state of women summit in june 2016 prompted one of his greatest speeches on feminism in eight years. To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best from hillary clinton to maya angelou, gloria steinem. She has put into place institutional changes seeking to maximize departmental effectiveness and promote the empowerment of women worldwide, and has set records for most-traveled secretary for time.
Address by hillary rodham clinton in the personal decisions a woman makes about whether to bring a child into the world that is a decision that should be made freely and responsibly without. Eighteen years ago, hillary rodham clinton gave global women's rights a major boost at the un's fourth world conference on women in beijing, then first lady, now secretary of state clinton set the bar high for the global inclusion and empowerment of women around the world. At the clinton global initiative's annual do-good-athon back in september, the world's most famous out-of-work secretary of state declared that women's full participation in society remained. And of course, we have to remain focused on women -- women's rights, women's roles, and women's responsibilities as i said in beijing in 1995 , human rights are women's rights, and women's rights are human rights, but oh, i wish it could be so easily translated into action and changes.
Hillary clinton is a proud feminist, meaning, for example, she recognizes abortion care is health care and women should have full access, including medicaid and private health insurance coverage. On september 5, 1995 in beijing china, clinton delivered a speech to promote the empowerment of women worldwide in regards to decision making, violence against women, poverty, and above all the separation, or lack thereof, of women's rights and human rights. The foundation raised a $250 million endowment to sustain it during hillary clinton's campaign and a possible second clinton presidency, and it has promised to release donor names more frequently during the presidential campaign. Today is hillary rodham clinton's last day as secretary of state she's been receiving mostly accolades for her service, including considerable praise from president obama in a recent joint televised interview. Hillary diane rodham was born in chicago, illinois, on october 26, 1947 the daughter of dorothy rodham and the late hugh rodham, she and her two younger brothers, hugh and tony, grew up in park ridge, illinois, as part of a close-knit family.
By hillary clinton | october 11, 2011, 12:41 am as the war in iraq winds down and america begins to withdraw its forces from afghanistan, the united states stands at a pivot point. These are the stories of what women around the world do every day to confront injustice, to solve crises, propel economies, improve living conditions, and promote peace women have shown time and again that they will seize opportunities to improve their own and their families' lives. Hillary clinton used her office to bring new focus and attention to sex trafficking, human rights abuses, and the plight of women and girls hillary didn't yell she didn't insult anyone. Hillary clinton on welfare & poverty click here for 23 full quotes on welfare & poverty or background on welfare & poverty in the face of suffering, god calls on us to respond.
The 25 most inspiring hillary clinton quotes we should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness to lgbt men and women. In 2014, while hillary clinton was at the helm as secretary of state under barack obama, the us agency of international development [usaid] scraped together $216 million taxpayer dollars for a program helping tens of thousands of afghan women get jobs and gain promotions. As secretary of state, hillary clinton focused special attention beyond her required duties to focus on the international rights of women, economic empowerment in financially depressed regions of the world, and held town hall type meetings with direct questioning from the public, whether in the united states or other countries. Former secretary of state hillary clinton on friday honored the role of women in global politics and implored the trump administration not to retreat from making the us a leader on behalf of.