Skip to comments.Kerry to Spend $10 Million to Fight 'Gender-Based Violence'
Posted on 09/23/2013 1:14:47 PM PDT by ColdOne
The State Department today announced that John Kerry would spend $10 million "to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies worldwide."
"Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday the provision of $10 million in funding for a new U.S. initiative, Safe from the Start, to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies worldwide. Secretary Kerry emphasized that in the face of conflict and disaster, we should strive to protect women and girls from sexual assault and other violence," reads the State Department press release.
This initiative builds on the framework established by the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally. It will be led by the State Departments Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau of Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance.
(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...
This is his own money, of course. Or is it Tuh-RAY-zuh’s?
This program should be defunded!
I think the $10 mill would be put to better use in better securing our overseas embassies.
Under what Article-1-Section-7 Revenue-raising law, passed by the people’s House, does this spending utilize?
... or is this just another case of Congress withdrawing from its responsibilities, and delegating to unelected bureaucrats?
And three posts down we learn that a Pakistani man murdered his wife and dumped her body in a garbage dump. Don’t have to look far, do you F’n?
Quit spending my children’s money!!!!!
$10 million for a world wide initiative?
I am sure the wommin of the world, especially third world nations, will sleep better after learning about that.
Nazi Pelosi: Nothing left to cut in budget ‘the cupboard is bare’
Send that dolt back to Taxachussets!
Somebody is about to get rich(er). You can’t steal the money until you loosen the purse stings.
Is any of this money going with the aid that we’re sending to middle-aged, middle eastern men who rape 8 year old girls to death?
The tea party opposes this bull****, just another outrageous waste of taxpayer money, so by their lights that makes us “anarchists.”
Thus the appendage to my tag-line.
They are killing each other in droves in Chicago. Go fix that first you French speaking, self-shooting, botoxed, orange, traitorous, stupid not ever going to be JFK wanna be swift boated, wifey supported loser!
I guess the old gigolo is tired of being pushed around by his millionaire wives.
“$10 million for a world wide initiative?”
Like a butterfly farting in a hurricane.
it bee dah stash money.
Its the thought that counts apparently.
The Syria rebels learned that the hard way.
Spend the money in Afghanistan Juan Frenchy Kereeeeee.
This sounds like a pipeline for global palm-greasing funds. Makes sense, given that John F. can’t even get a meeting with many world leaders - unless he comes bearing gifts.
That’s very generous of Theresa for giving him $10 million for this little project. Oh, wait, it’s our tax dollars he’s throwing out the window again.
I should have read down the posts. Great minds.
If I remember right Hillary was going to make this her hallmark as Sec of State, too.
Maybe this is a way Kerry can go into a dangerous place with plenty of security in tow and then put himself in for another purple heart.