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Passed Senate without amendment (03/11/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the goals of International Women's Day.

Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to the potential of countries to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclusive security.

Honors the women in the United States and around the world who have worked to ensure that women are guaranteed equality and basic human rights.

Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to ending discrimination and violence against women and girls and to pursuing policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and girls worldwide.