Politics & Government

June 24, 2014 3:55 PM

Senators hope to fight violence against women worldwide

A Senate subcommittee began discussion Tuesday of a bill with bipartisan support that would promote reducing discrimination and violence against women internationally, part of a years-long effort in Congress and, most recently, a response to terrorists’ kidnapping this spring of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria.

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