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1/5/2006 - Bush Makes Recess Appointment of Sauerbrey Despite Women's Protests
Yesterday, President Bush made a recess appointment of Ellen Sauerbrey to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, circumventing Congressional opposition to her appointment....

11/2/2005 - Senate Foreign Relations Committee Delays Vote on Bush Nominee Sauerbrey
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has delayed its vote on the nomination of Ellen Sauerbrey to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration at the request of Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and after ten women's rights and health organizations announced their opposition....

10/26/2005 - Senators on Foreign Relations Committee Press Nominee Sauerbrey on Her Record
Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing yesterday to consider Ellen Sauerbrey, President Bush's nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration....

10/18/2005 - Womens Rights Coalition Demands Withdrawal of Bush's Nomination of Sauerbrey
The Feminist Majority Foundation, along with nine other women's rights and health organizations has called for the withdrawal of President Bush's nomination of Ellen Sauerbrey to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration....

3/4/2005 - US Withdraws Amendment to Global Women's Rights Agreement
In a victory for women, the United States today withdrew a controversial amendment to a United Nations declaration reaffirming the UN Platform for Action on women's rights....

3/8/2004 - US Mission to the UN Concerned About Abortion in Beijing Platform
At the 48th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the US mission stated that it might not "reaffirm" the Beijing Platform because of the Bush Administration's concern about "abortion" language in the platform....

10/9/2003 - US Resolution on Women's Political Participation Doesn't Include CEDAW
The US Mission to the United Nations has proposed a draft resolution entitled "Women and Political Participation" that does not include any reference to the International Women's Treaty, CEDAW....

3/10/2003 - US Ambassador Briefs NGOs at UN Commission on the Status of Women
Ambassador Ellen Sauerbrey, the US Representative to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, briefed non-governmental organizations attending the Commissions 47th session last Thursday....