US HR894 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 10 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-04-03 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.
Pending: House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the continued commitment of the House of Representatives to condemn and prevent the use of sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict as a weapon of war and fully implement the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the policy of the United States to (1) ensure and promote the meaningful and effective participation of women in all aspects of overseas conflict prevention, management, and resolution; and (2) work toward preventing the use of gender-based violence in armed conflict and ensuring accountability for victims and survivors of such violence. It is further the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should (1) adopt a feminist foreign policy that places the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at its center; and (2) respect, protect, and fulfill the rights of women and girls.

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Title

Expressing the continued commitment of the House of Representatives to condemn and prevent the use of sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict as a weapon of war and fully implement the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-04-03HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.
2020-03-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2020-03-10HouseIntroduced in House

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