Tara Sonenshine, contributor, and Kelu Chao, thehill.com
This is the year of women. In the United States, women are running for president from both political parties. Around the world, women are meeting global challenges, changing countries and changing lives. Yes, there are major hurdles for women and girls, but now is the time to celebrate women and recommit to a few basic principles. As we approach this week's celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth U.N. Conference on Women held in Beijing, let's pause to applaud women and girls . ...
Sonenshine is a former under secretary of State for public diplomacy and public affairs. Kelu Chao is acting director of Voice of America.