H.R. 3571: International Violence Against Women Act of 2013

Nov 21, 2013
Referred to Committee
1% chance of being enacted
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Janice “Jan” Schakowsky
Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district
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Nov 21, 2013
22 pages
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H.R. 5905 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 07, 2012


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on November 21, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Nov 21, 2013
Referred to Committee Nov 21, 2013
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5% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.


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56 cosponsors (47D, 9R) (show)

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Library of Congress Summary

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International Violence Against Women Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of State to establish an Office of Global Women's Issues which shall be headed by an Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues.
Directs the Ambassador-at-Large to coordinate U.S. government efforts regarding gender integration and advancing the status of women and girls in U.S. foreign policy.
Establishes in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) a Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment who shall direct USAID activities, policies, programs, and funding relating to gender equality and women's empowerment.
Directs the Ambassador-at-Large to develop or update annually for six years a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls.
Authorizes the Secretary and the Administrator of USAID to provide assistance to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls internationally.

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