She served as First Lady of the United States from to , as a United States senator from New York from to , and as the 67th United States secretary of state from until Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president of the United States by a major political party when she won the Democratic Party nomination in She was the first woman to win the popular vote in an American presidential election. After serving as a congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas and married future president Bill Clinton in ; the two had met at Yale. In , she co-founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. She was appointed the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation in and became the first female partner at Little Rock 's Rose Law Firm the following year.
Hillary Clinton Pledges To Defend LGBT Rights Against GOP | Time
Here's the speech everyone is talking about today. It's being heralded as a modern day "I Have a Dream" speech. Her speech served as a solid statement following the Obama administration's announcement this morning that it is instructing federal agencies and diplomats to protect and promote LGBT rights internationally. I want to thank Director General Tokayev and Ms. Wyden along with other ministers, ambassadors, excellencies, and UN partners. This weekend, we will celebrate Human Rights Day, the anniversary of one of the great accomplishments of the last century. Beginning in , delegates from six continents devoted themselves to drafting a declaration that would enshrine the fundamental rights and freedoms of people everywhere.
Hillary Clinton on Affirmative Action
The phrase was first used in the s and early s. In the speech, Clinton used the phrase within the longer, bidirectional refrain, "human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights. In a letter to her friend Jane Smith, she writes, "whatever is morally right for a man to do is morally right for a woman to do.
Text posted with permission from the White House Office of Communications :. Good evening, and let me express my deep honor and pleasure at being here. I want to thank Director General Tokayev and Ms. Wyden along with other ministers, ambassadors, excellencies, and UN partners.