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Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Urges Secretary Blinken to Promote Inclusion of Afghan Women in Peace Negotiations

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Washington, DC - Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) led 13 members of the WPS Caucus in a letter to Secretary Blinken to encourage the State Department to work closely with, and promote the inclusion of, Afghan women leaders and organizations in all future efforts to bring peace, stability, and p...

Frankel, Waltz Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Highlighting U.S. Commitment to The Women, Peace, and Security Agenda

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West Palm Beach, FL - Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Caucus (WPS) Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) were joined by 23 members to introduce a House Resolution commemorating the 20th anniversary of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which established the women, peace, and security agenda by recognizing the relationship betwee...

Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Encouraged by Newly-Released WPS Implementation Plans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Co-Chairs of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus U.S. Reps. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) released the following statement on the newly-published implementation plans for the Women, Peace, and Security agenda and the importance of women’s inclusion in security efforts to maintain peace worldwide: “In societies where women are healthy, educ...

Waltz, Frankel Form Bipartisan Caucus Promoting Women’s Inclusion in Global Security Efforts

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) launched the Women, Peace, and Security Caucus, which will focus on the implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda and the importance of women’s inclusion in security efforts to maintain peace worldwide. The bipartisan caucus aims to support the implementation of the WPS agenda and ensure t...

In The News: Michael Waltz, Lois Frankel look to increase women’s involvement in global security work

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By Ryan Nicol U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Michael Waltz are launching a new caucus aimed at getting women more involved in international security efforts. The newly-formed Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus will be behind that push. Frankel and Waltz want to include more women in peace negotiations between nations. The pair also wants to up the number of women serving in peacekeeping and secu...

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