Lithuania's president Dalia @Grybauskaite_LT says "women need to be more confident" they can do more "because they already do more". As women leaders discuss how to get more women into politics at WPL summit

Map. History of Women conflict

13 December 2017
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In the closed-door Democratic caucus today, Rep. Linda Sanchez complained re: sexual harassment that elected members shouldn't "be held to a higher standard" than others.
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[email protected]: Like many Americans, I'm troubled by the reports of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior in the workplace. It's rocking Capitol Hill as well as elsewhere around the country. This is not who we are. We can and we must do better.
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UK Ambassador to Somalia appeals for unity against gender based violence
Lithuania's president Dalia @Grybauskaite_LT says 2 week ago
Lithuania's president Dalia @Grybauskaite_LT says "women need to be more confident" they can do more "because they already do more". As women leaders discuss how to get more women into politics at WPL summit
Full statement on firing of @MLauer from @NBCNews Chairman Andy Lack.2 week ago
Full statement on firing of @MLauer from @NBCNews Chairman Andy Lack.
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Matt Lauer fired over alleged inappropriate behavior
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NBC terminates `Today' show host Matt Lauer for inappropriate behavior at workplace.
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California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct, making him the first lawmaker to leave office amid spate of reports rocking the state Capitol.
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U.N. seeks report from Myanmar on rapes, deaths of Rohingya women
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.@IvankaTrump reiterates the U.S. commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and networks - including @SBAgov $500m+ funding to women-owned businesses and @USAID facilitation of microfinance loans and programs to bridge the digital divide2 week ago
[email protected] reiterates the U.S. commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and networks - including @SBAgov $500m+ funding to women-owned businesses and @USAID facilitation of microfinance loans and programs to bridge the digital divide
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Overshadowing the Pope's visit is Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya, with a UN women's rights panel calling Tuesday for Myanmar to report within 6 months on rapes, and sexual violence against women and girls by security forces in northern Rakhine state
Hyderabad: IvankaTrump meets PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit2 week ago
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New poll: Democrats think both parties have a sexual harassment problem. Republicans think Dems do.2 week ago
New poll: Democrats think both parties have a sexual harassment problem. Republicans think Dems do.
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: 2 week ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "There needs to be a process by which members of Congress are held accountable for their conduct."
Franken: 2 week ago
Franken: "To all of you, I just want to again say I am sorry. I know there are no magic words that I can say to regain your trust and I know that's going to take time."
.@SenFranken: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "This has been a shock and it's been extremely humbling."
Sen. Franken: 2 week ago
Sen. Franken: "[Regarding] the kiss at the rehearsal, we were rehearsing for a skit, I said that I recall that differently from Leeann. I feel that you have to respect women's experience. So, I apologized to her and I meant it."
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Franken ended his statement by saying he was "embarrassed and ashamed"
.@SenFranken: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "There are some women who feel that I have done something disrespectful and that's hurt them and for that I am tremendously sorry."
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@alfranken: "I'm going to try to learn from my mistakes."
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“I've been doing a lot of reflecting. I want to be someone who adds something to this conversation. And I hope I can do that." — Al Franken
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Franken says he doesn't remember doing anything wrong in photo sessions as a Senator
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“I take a lot of pictures. Thousands of pictures, tens of thousands of people," Senator Al Franken says. “So those are instances that I do not remember."