At the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, as we commemorate International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we recall the struggle of women in the United States to gain equal nationality rights as we seek to promote women's equal right to nationality in other countries around the world. Less than a century ago, discrimination against women in U.S. nationality law threatened women's dignity, broke apart their families, blocked their political participation, and undermined their livelihoods.
With an estimated 40 million displaced people worldwide, up to 12 million who do not have citizenship to any country, and some 10.5 million refugees around the globe, the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migrat... Read Post
About the Author: Vince Murphy serves as a Public Affairs Officer for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. Earlier this week Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Eric Schwartz delivered ... Read Post
About the Author: Elizabeth Schlachter serves as Public Affairs Officer for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. Today, on International Migrants Day, it is difficult to imagine that the United States could have achiev... Read Post