International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC November 25, 2016 On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United States reaffirms our belief that gender-based violence is never acceptable, that women and girls have the right to live free from violence, and that countries are stronger when homes, neighborhoods, and communities ...
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Ambassador Heyman Addresses Embassy Dialogue on Human Trafficking

"It is imperative that we continue to come together in fora like this, within our own governments, and with our colleagues at the municipal, state, and provincial levels to consider how we can most effectively combat human trafficking. "
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President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

We’ve been making steady progress to drawing attention to the crime of trafficking, we’re mobilizing resources unprecedented to fight it, and obviously, I hope everybody here will make sure that we’ll make the efforts necessary to make further gains and build on the past successes. Read Secretary Kerry’s remarks at the annual meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) on state.gov !
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Celebrating Ottawa Capital Pride 2016!

Ottawa’s local weather service will tell you it rained on this weekend’s downtown Pride parade, but onlookers will attest there was not a dampened spirit in sight as the city’s LGBTI community and supporters turned out with great enthusiasm to celebrate Ottawa Capital Pride 2016 ! Gamely leading the parade through varying intensities of precipitation were Ottawa Capital Pride’s ...
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