White House Fact Sheet, Statement Discuss U.S. Commitment To Advancing Women’s Empowerment

White House: FACT SHEET: Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
This fact sheet discusses the U.S. government’s commitment and efforts to advance women’s empowerment, gender equality, and human rights in the U.S. and globally (9/27).

White House: Statement by the President Commemorating the Twentieth Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
“I am proud to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. Today we recommit ourselves to the basic principle affirmed there, namely that ‘[w]omen’s empowerment and their full participation on the basis of equality in all spheres of society, including participation in the decision-making process and access to power, are fundamental for the achievement of equality, development, and peace,'” President Obama said in a statement (9/27).