United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton outlines the Obama administration's agenda for human rights in the 21st century during a speech at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall.
She links human rights to broader efforts to promote stable democracies abroad. Secretary Clinton says that the United States should hold itself to the same standards as it holds other countries and must find innovative approaches to secure human rights.
Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
Hillary Rodham Clinton is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama.
She was a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 election.