Ivory Coast passes legislation encouraged by Ivanka Trump
“Ivanka Trump is applauding the recent passage of legislation in Ivory Coast related to changes she pushed during her April trip to Africa.”
** Ivory Coast passes legislation encouraged by Ivanka Trump ———————————————————— “Ivanka Trump is applauding the recent passage of legislation in Ivory Coast related to changes she pushed during her April trip to Africa,” Jill Colvin and Alexis Adele report for The Associated Press.
“The country is in the process of updating its family code to make it more equitable to women — a move President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter and senior adviser praised as ‘a great step forward.’” The new law will support women’s ownership rights and their equal management of household assets.
Click here to read more. (apnews.com/97d99aaf3d16498b999f01b50cedd143) “A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to help women in developing countries get ahead economically announced its first batch of grants on Wednesday: $27 million for 14 projects in 22 countries, mostly in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia,” Darlene Superville writes in The Associated Press (apnews.com/f53f6d5853c84eccafc68d047a761244) . “The projects are meant to help women with employment and entrepreneurship and to provide women in business with access to financing and other assistance.” “Since last fall, the Department of Homeland Security has consistently stated that Border Patrol’s temporary holding spaces were not designed nor ever intended to detain the record numbers of migrants illegally crossing the border, including tens of thousands of unaccompanied children and families every month,” members of a bipartisan Homeland Security Advisory council write in USA Today (www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/07/10/migrant-children-homeland-security-done-all-reasonably-could-editorials-debates/1699263001/) . “The Border Patrol did not cause this crisis; our broken immigration system did. To fix this problem requires immediate changes to our laws, not just funding.” “Ensuring farmers have long-term, free and fair access to our largest trade markets is critical to empowering the next generation of family farmers,” Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig writes in The Hill (thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/452113-congress-holds-the-reins-to-help-american-agriculture-thrive-in) . “While the latest round of federal trade aid assistance will provide some much needed, short-term relief for farm families, farmers need and want markets to sell their products. Congress has the power to open additional market opportunities right now by ratifying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).”
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