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Archives for 2010

Promoting Evidence and Action for Respectful Care at Birth

A new USAID-funded report, “Exploring Evidence and Action for Respectful Care at Birth,” presents evidence of abuse of women during childbirth. Read more >>

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The Straight Facts: The Plight of Women

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Women around the globe should be celebrated for their extraordinary contributions in all areas of society. Read more >>

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The Freakonomics of “The Girl Effect”

How might a girl change the course of humanity? Read more >>

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The Story Behind the Statistics: Victims of Rape in Benin Find Justice

In Benin, more than 75 percent of women are victims of violence, and 44 percent are sexually abused. Read more >>

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Gender Equality: The Development Community’s Key Ingredient to Realizing a Positive ROI

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What exactly does it mean to invest in gender equality; and how does it contribute to USAID’s bottom line? Read more >>

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 2: Eradication of Polio

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In 1990, USAID announced its goal to end polio; it took four years. Read more >>

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A Thanksgiving Statement from Administrator Shah

Thanksgiving is a poignant time to remember that many struggle to secure their next meal. Read more >>

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Kabul National Cricket Stadium Gets a New Look

Funded by USAID, renovating a cricket stadium will provide short-term employment for unemployed Afghans. Read more >>

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Bread for the World Applauds New Bureau of Food Security

The Bureau of Food Security is an expression of the bold and forward-thinking developments at USAID. Read more >>

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USAID Supports Innovative “Survive” Partnership To Reduce Breast And Cervical Cancers In The Republic Of Georgia

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In the Republic of Georgia, breast cancer is the single leading underlying cause of death for women aged 15-49. Read more >>

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