H. RES. 20
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 5, 2011
Ms. Woolsey (for herself, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Towns, Mr. Ackerman, Mrs. Maloney, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Jackson Lee of Texas, Mr. Wu, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Hinchey, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Moore, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Cummings, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Faleomavaega, Mr. Payne, Mr. Farr, Mr. Moran, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Olver, Ms. Brown of Florida, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Mr. Carnahan, Mr. Stark, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Holt, Mr. Pallone, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, Mr. Gonzalez, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Michaud, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Smith of Washington, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Rush, Mr. George Miller of California, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Speier, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Honda, Ms. Sutton, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Harman, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Sires, and Mr. Yarmuth) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that—
the full realization of the rights of women is vital to the development and well-being of people of all nations; and
the Senate should, therefore, give its advice and consent to the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.