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8/5/2005 - Women Senators Call on Bush to Push for Women's Rights in Iraqi Constitution
Eleven women Senators sent a letter to President Bush yesterday expressing their concerns that the draft Iraqi constitution includes provisions that "may jeopardize the rights of Iraqi women." Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Hillary R....

10/30/2003 - Women Lawmakers Keep Afghan Women Funding in Supplemental
Women members of the House and Senate succeeded in their fight to keep language in the Iraq and Afghanistan Emergency Supplemental appropriations package that provides funds for programs for women and for human rights....

10/20/2003 - Maloney Amendment Requires Support for Afghan Women's and Human Rights
To secure more funds for Afghanistan's reconstruction overall and particularly for Afghan women, women members of the House and Senate pressed for several amendments to the emergency supplemental appropriations bill for Afghanistan and Iraq last week. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) won passage of an amendment that designates that $60 million of Afghanistan reconstruction funds be devoted to programs for women and girls and that another $5 million be appropriated for the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission....

5/2/2001 - 13 Senators Urge Powell to Send Emergency Funds to Afghanistan
Led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), 13 U.S....