Women’s Rights

The Office of Global Women’s Issues represents the Department of State’s commitment to women’s rights. Under the direction of the Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, the office works to ensure the political, economic, and social empowerment of women. The office works closely with the Secretary on several fronts: developing strategies with other nations to combat gender-based violence; encouraging international programs to educate women; helping women achieve economic security, and highlighting issues important to the equal advancement of women and girls in every society.

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Office of Global Women’s Issues

Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs