Recent Site Articles
Cash-for-Work Builds Livelihoods
by Robert Sauers, Development Outreach Communications Specialist, USAID on 11th December 2013
It invades the farmlands in the Kelafe district of the Somali Region of Ethiopia, and it has been identified as the single most important factor contributing to livelihood vulnerability of local communities. What is it?
Empowering Health Workers to Improve Service Delivery in Uganda
by Sarah Dwyer, Communications Manager, and Carol Bales, Communications Officer, CapacityPlus/IntraHealth International on 11th December 2013
Agnes Masagwayi has a fierce determination to give her community the best possible care. But as a clinical health officer in Mbale District, Uganda, she knows how difficult it can be.
LGBT Rights in Jamaica: A Conversation with Maurice Tomlinson
by Regina Jun, Gender Advisor for the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean and Maurice Tomlinson, Attorney-at-Law on 10th December 2013
Regina Jun, Gender Advisor for the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean, spoke with Maurice Tomlinson, who is an Attorney-at-Law, law lecturer on sexual rights, and HIV/AIDS advocate.
Women are Women: Responding to the Health Needs of Female Sex Workers
by Andrea Vazzano and the Research to Prevention (R2P) Project team, John Hopkins University and Tisha Wheeler and Diana Prieto, USAID Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS on 10th December 2013
Mpiluka’s story is not uncommon, and reveals the complex intersection of violence, reproductive health, and HIV faced by sex workers around the world
Video of the Week: USAID and Nelson Mandela
by Impact Blog Team on 10th December 2013
In this week's Video of the Week, we highlight Nelson Mandela's announcement on the AIDS Response Partnership, Durban in 2000 with USAID.
Masculinity and Violence in Conflict
by Daniel Sheehy, Office of the Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, USAID on 9th December 2013
Why does masculinity devolve into madness in the face of violence? Why is it that we time and time again see a marked increase in the horrific misdeeds committed by men toward women when conflict arises?