S. 229 - Afghan Women Empowerment Act of 2009

International affairs. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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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
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2005 For $76,954 Against $0
  2. March - April 2005 For $308,955 Against $0
  3. May - June 2005 For $328,366 Against $0
  4. July - August 2005 For $167,725 Against $0
  5. September - October 2005 For $270,428 Against $0
  6. November - December 2005 For $462,134 Against $0
  7. January - February 2006 For $301,079 Against $0
  8. March - April 2006 For $493,791 Against $0
  9. May - June 2006 For $459,467 Against $0
  10. July - August 2006 For $474,501 Against $0
  11. September - October 2006 For $1,241,870 Against $0
  12. November - December 2006 For $145,503 Against $0
  13. January - February 2007 For $37,250 Against $0
  14. March - April 2007 For $70,920 Against $0
  15. May - June 2007 For $112,922 Against $0
  16. July - August 2007 For $29,951 Against $0
  17. September - October 2007 For $82,869 Against $0
  18. November - December 2007 For $241,637 Against $0
  19. January - February 2008 For $57,519 Against $0
  20. March - April 2008 For $132,165 Against $0
  21. May - June 2008 For $251,964 Against $0
  22. July - August 2008 For $729,591 Against $0
  23. September - October 2008 For $696,607 Against $0
  24. November - December 2008 For $52,328 Against $0
  25. January - February 2009 For $9,600 Against $0
  26. March - April 2009 For $37,150 Against $0
  27. May - June 2009 For $56,475 Against $0
  28. July - August 2009 For $31,819 Against $0
  29. September - October 2009 For $58,513 Against $0
  30. November - December 2009 For $35,030 Against $0
  31. January - February 2010 For $35,380 Against $0
  32. March - April 2010 For $106,126 Against $0
  33. May - June 2010 For $349,003 Against $0
  34. July - August 2010 For $264,776 Against $0
  35. September - October 2010 For $610,163 Against $0
  36. November - December 2010 For $10,117 Against $0

Votes

    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 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 HaganDNC$476,949$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$9,610$0
    Orrin 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 KerryDMA$57,274$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$797,181$0
    Herb KohlDWI$425$0
    Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$118,081$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
    Patrick 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 MikulskiDMD$83,542$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$465,495$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
    Mark 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 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 WarnerDVA$250$0
    Jim WebbDVA$148,711$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$0
    Roger 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 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 HaganDNC$476,949$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$9,610$0
    Orrin 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 KerryDMA$57,274$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$797,181$0
    Herb KohlDWI$425$0
    Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$118,081$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$15,405$0
    Patrick 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 MikulskiDMD$83,542$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$465,495$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
    Mark 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 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 WarnerDVA$250$0
    Jim WebbDVA$148,711$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$0
    Roger 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

    $ Donated
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