S. 229 - Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009

International affairs.
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Summary:
A bill to empower women in Afghanistan, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009

S. 229 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to empower women in Afghanistan, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to empower women in Afghanistan, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009
Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Afghanistan
  • Asia
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Human rights
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Women's rights
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Major Actions
Introduced1/13/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/13/2009
1/13/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009

7 organizations supported this bill

Amnesty International
Amnesty International USA (n.d.). AIUSA Actions:. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from Amnesty International USA.
Feminist Majority Foundation
Feminist Majority Foundation (n.d.). Help Afghan Women 2009. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from Feminist Majority Foundation .
National Organization for Women
Madeleine Burton and Jan Erickson (2009, August 24). Continued Threats to Afghan Women Require Support in U.S. and Worldwide. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from National Organization for Women Foundation .
Peace Action West
Jon Rainwater (n.d.). Stand Up For The Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from .
Responsible For Equality And Liberty
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (2009, August 21). Support Afghan Women Empowerment Act, S. 229. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from Responsible for Equality And Liberty .
United Nations Foundation
United Nations Foundation (n.d.). Tell Your Senator: Support Women and Girls in Afghanistan!. Retrieved April 8, 2010, from United Nations Foundation.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (n.d.). Support funding Afghan women-led non-profits, Oppose US military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan . Retrieved April 8, 2010, from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$250$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$962$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,173,439$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$232,878$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$12,747$0
Maria CantwellDWA$174,685$0
Ben CardinDMD$208,259$0
Tom CarperDDE$425$0
Bob CaseyDPA$347,348$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,444,562$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,829$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$61,017$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,450$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$476,949$0
Tom HarkinDIA$9,610$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0
Ted KennedyDMA$4,479$0
John F. KerryDMA$57,274$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$797,181$0
Herb KohlDWI$425$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$118,081$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$800$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$416$0
Dick LugarRIN$425$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$928,669$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$67,545$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$83,542$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$465,495$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,538$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$22,635$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$813,142$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$50,047$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$669,134$0
Jon TesterDMT$56,334$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$45,639$0
Tom UdallDNM$25,741$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$148,711$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,200$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$250$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$962$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,173,439$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$232,878$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$12,747$0
Maria CantwellDWA$174,685$0
Ben CardinDMD$208,259$0
Tom CarperDDE$425$0
Bob CaseyDPA$347,348$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,444,562$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,829$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$12,760$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$61,017$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,450$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$476,949$0
Tom HarkinDIA$9,610$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$13,545$0
Ted KennedyDMA$4,479$0
John F. KerryDMA$57,274$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$797,181$0
Herb KohlDWI$425$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$118,081$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$800$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$416$0
Dick LugarRIN$425$0
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$928,669$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$29,300$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$67,545$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$83,542$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$465,495$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,538$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$22,635$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$813,142$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$50,047$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$669,134$0
Jon TesterDMT$56,334$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$45,639$0
Tom UdallDNM$25,741$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$148,711$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,248,969
Defense policy, doves$553,479
Human Rights$28,200

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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