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S. 2878: A bill to codify in statute the establishment of the Office of Global Women’s Issues and the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, and for other purposes.

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Should W-GDP go AWOL?

Context

Former President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, officially worked in the White House as an assistant to the president. In 2019, she led a new initiative called Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP), run through the State Department.

The initiative spent $200 million in its first two years, across more than 60 countries, working with a combination of national and local governments, the private sector, and charities. They had five main goals: removing women’s restrictions on employment, on owning and managing property, on accessing institutions (such as courts), on building credit (such as opening a bank account), and on traveling freely (like allowing all women to obtain passports).

The program claims to have reached 12.6 million women in 2020, with 617,000 in the …

Sponsor and status

Bill Hagerty

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2021
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Sep 28, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 28, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (7 Republicans)

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Sep 28, 2021
 
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