Robert P. Casey, Jr.

Trump's team singles out State Department programs for women for special review

Trump's team singles out State Department programs for women for special review

Donald Trump’s transition team has asked the State Department for details on programs aimed at benefiting women around the world, including a list of positions that focused on reducing gender-based violence and promoting women in the workplace.

In a brief request emailed to numerous State Department offices Wednesday, the president-elect’s transition team asked for an urgent response to its inquiries about “gender-related staffing, programming and funding.”

UPDATE: Trump team seeks to ease fears on women's programs at State...

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