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Obama: Women’s Equality is a National Security Issue

President Barack Obama says women’s equality is a national security issue, and while America has made great progress, much more work remains, both in the United States and around the world. Obama spoke Tuesday to an estimated 5,000 people, mostly women, taking part in the first White House Summit on the State of Women. “I may be a little grayer than I was eight years ago, but this is what a feminist looks like,” he said prompting loud applause. Obama touted the growing influence and...

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