S. 229 – Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009
The bill includes provisions that would provide direct financial assistance and other resources to improve health care services and conditions (among other things) to women and children in Afghanistan.
Learn more about the act here (GovTrack).
also of interest
- State Department releases “Trafficking in Persons Report 2014”
- “International Violence Against Women Act of 2014” introduced in Senate
- "International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2012" introduced in House
- Senate passes "International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2011"