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U.S. Support Builds for International Violence Against Women Act
Rights groups say the passage of a recently revived bill would boost efforts to end gender-based violence around the world, potentially inspiring similar commitments from other countries.
Rep. Schakowsky appointed vice chair of committee
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced today that Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Evanston will serve as a vice chair of a top House Democratic committee.
Only 3 of 9 Dems on the House Intel Committee Want to Rein in Drone Strikes
Rep. Jan Schakowsky offered an amendment to ban certain strikes. Rep. Schakowsky recently hosted a hearing with Rep. Alan Grayson, Rep. Barbara Lee, and CODEPINK with the families of drone victims.
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VAWA Goes GlobalBy Nina Strochlic
Demonstrators protest against the rape of a woman by five men inside an abandoned factory, in Mumbai, India on August 23, 2013.
Dem. Rep. Schakowsky to go on one-day hunger strike for amnesty
On Tuesday, Politico reported that Rep. Jan Schakowsky , D-Ill., will go on a one-day fast to show solidarity with protesters advocating amnesty for illegal immigration.
IL: Mayor Emanuel, Sen. Durbin, Rep. Schakowsky Unveil...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U. S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky were joined by Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool, Loyola University Chicago President Rev.