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Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! Women’s History Month is in full swing, and this week the Administration celebrated remarkable women and girls around the world during the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day.

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! Women’s History Month is in full swing! This week the Administration celebrated the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day and honored remarkable women and girls at home and around the world. In addition, the President, First Lady, and members of the Administration participated in an important conference on bullying. We also featured an amazing woman in the Administration, Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Please read below about her story and these incredible events. 

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Read About President Obama & the First Lady at the White House Conference on Bullying Protection

The White House Celebrates International Women’s Day:

Statement by the President on the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

Vice President Biden Commemorates International Women's Day in Finland

Women Around the World Celebrating International Women’s Day: Click Here to watch the event!

International Women of Courage Awards

Ambassador Susan Rice Speaks to Young Women Leaders in East Harlem

Launching the Women in America Data Report: Read The Report!

Read Our Fact Sheet on Education!

Advise the Advisor: Melody Barnes and Education

Meet the Women of the Administration: Tammy Duckworth

Read About Gender Equality in Our Nation’s Armed Forces

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: What Can You Do? Take Action!

Read About Protecting America's Families: National Consumer Protection Week

West Wing Week: “Law School in 15 Seconds”

President Obama Announces “100 Youth Roundtables”

Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council for Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach