Tell Congress: Empower Women Worldwide By Passing the GROWTH Act
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Tell Congress: Empower Women Worldwide By Passing the GROWTH Act

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      ACCION International

The GROWTH Act is an innovative bill that would empower millions of women worldwide with the economic tools to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. In the fight against global poverty, families, communities and entire societies benefit when women are empowered.

But we need to double the number of co-sponsors for the Act before the Congressional recess starts on August 9th to keep things moving. Please fill out the fields below to ask your representative to co-sponsor the GROWTH Act before leaving Washington on Monday.

If passed by Congress, the GROWTH Act would reshape U.S. assistance and trade policy by:

-Helping women living in poverty start and grow their own microenterprises through access to microfinance;

-Helping increase women's land and property rights; and

-Helping improve women's wages and working conditions in poor countries by emphasizing training and education.

U.S. policies can make a huge impact on the lives of women around the world.

Please fill out the fields below to ask your representative to co-sponsor the GROWTH Act before leaving Washington.

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