At a Women’s History Month event, First Lady Jill Biden appeals to men to join the fight to safeguard women’s rights, adding that women are still waging fights they believed were won long ago. President Biden promises to enhance women’s economic standing in order to provide a better future for the country’s girls.
Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden was born in Hammonton, New Jersey, on June 3, 1951. She attended Upper Moreland High School in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 1969. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Delaware in 1975.
As First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden works to raise awareness about the sacrifices made by military families, the importance of community colleges to America’s future, and issues of particular importance to women, such as breast cancer prevention. While she was the Second Lady of the United States, she used to teach English full-time at a nearby Virginia community college.
Jill Biden At Women’s History Month Event
On Wednesday, First Lady Jill Biden used a Women’s History Month event at the White House to encourage men to stand up and fight for women’s rights.
The first lady, appearing ahead of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, was blunt in her criticism of women refighting ‘battles we thought we had won a long time ago.’
‘We need more men holding each other accountable when women are harmed or left behind,’ she added. Last June, the Supreme Court ruled that states can outlaw abortion. Since then, Republican-controlled legislatures throughout the country have enacted restrictions limiting the time a woman may have an abortion and restricting abortion access in various ways.
‘The battle for women’s equality must come to an end,’ declared the first lady. In his remarks, President Biden stated that his administration will continue to focus on improving women’s economic status, arguing that all significant challenges confronting the country — from public safety to public health — are inextricably linked to enhancing women’s economic security and well-being.
‘We must recommit to the work ahead in order to provide a better future for our country’s daughters,’ President Joe Biden stated.
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