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written by
Chloe Schwenke
Vice President of Global Programs

President Obama's July 21 executive order on discrimination in employment will have a global impact.

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Freedom House joins a coalition of civil society groups in calling on congress to strengthen Section 7008 of the Senate Appropriations Bill that would demand the suspension of aid in the event of a coup d'etat against a democratically elected government.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Elections, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law, U.S. Foreign Policy
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas
written by
Emily Vitacolonna
Intern, Global Programming

A bill that could help the United States combat gender-based violence around the world has languished in Congress for more than five years.

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Having called on the Obama administration for several months to show leadership in pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin for his ongoing aggression against Ukraine, Freedom House welcomes today's announcement of new, tougher U.S. sanctions targeting Russian banks and energy companies.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law, U.S. Foreign Policy
Regions: 
Eurasia, Americas

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