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Thu Dec 22, 2016, 08:39 PM

Transition Teams Request on Gender Equality Rattles State Dept.

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition team this week asked employees at the State Department to submit details of programs aimed at promoting gender equality, including a list of the positions primarily focused on such issues, fanning fears within the agency that the incoming administration might roll back a cornerstone initiative of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The one-page memo, a copy of which was provided to The New York Times, asks for a summary “outlining existing programs and activities to promote gender equality, such as ending gender-based violence, promoting women’s participation in economic and political spheres, entrepreneurship, etc.”

It also asks for information on positions dedicated to those activities, as well as how much funding was directed to these programs in 2016. The responses were due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the same day the questionnaire was circulated within the department.

Transition Team’s Request on Gender Equality Rattles State Dept. - The New York Times


The con don likes his women barefoot and naked...

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TheFrenchRazor Dec 2016 #1

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Fri Dec 23, 2016, 05:48 AM

1. nothing to see here folks, move along... nt


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