Gender Equality

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October 4, 2004

Several important domestic policy issues were considered last week in the House and Senate. Here is a short update on the recent legislative action and opportunities for you to be involved in the remaining days of the 108th Congress.

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July 20, 2004

INTERNATIONAL

Funding for Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Thanks to intense grassroots pressure (particularly from the religious community), House and Senate budget negotiators increased the recommended funding level for global HIV/AIDS programs in the Congressional budget...

July 18, 2004

In an abrupt move, supporters of hate crimes legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives have announced that they will push for a vote on H.R. 4204, the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act (LLEEA)—formerly known as the Hate Crimes Prevention Act—as an amendment to the Department of...

July 10, 2003

General Convention ‘00 “urged Congress to pass legislation which would amend the current federal law to include real or perceived sexual orientation, gender, and disability as protected under federal prosecution of a hate crime and expand the number of settings in which the law can be...

June 30, 2003

European church leaders meeting in Trondheim have been challenged to consider parallels between the situation of churches under the former apartheid regime in South Africa and that of churches facing sexism today.

'We are so good at naming difficulties and knowing what should be done...

May 11, 2003

Co-Chair: Leila R. Milani NGO Liaison for Women's Issues National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States 1320 19th Street, N.W. Suite 701 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 833-8990 · fax: (202) 833-8988

Co-Chair:Sarah C. AlbertPublic Policy DirectorGeneral Federation...

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