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Jan 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from California
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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2009
Length: 84 pages
A bill to express United States foreign policy with respect to, and to strengthen United States advocacy on behalf of, individuals persecuted and denied their rights in foreign countries on account of gender, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 230 — 111th Congress: International Women’s Freedom Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s230
“S. 230 — 111th Congress: International Women’s Freedom Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s230>
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