How Obama Is Advancing Women's Rights through Hillary Clinton
By American Progress on June 30, 2011
[Editor's note: With two wars, uprisings in the Middle East, and a struggling economy, women’s rights have been put on the back burner. Or have they? Peter Juul at American Progress says Obama has made women’s rights key to his foreign policy. Do you agree? –Mona]
Secretary Clinton has been the main mover behind this agenda, and her well-known personal interest in empowering women internationally has propelled it forward. For instance, Saudi women activists called on Secretary Clinton to support their right-to-drive campaign due to her intense personal interest in women’s rights.