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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

A young female student in Alma Village, southern Ethiopia. Photo credit: Susan Liebold

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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Armenian Women Set Priorities for Increasing Political Participation

As featured from the National Democratic Institute More than 300 Armenian women from different political parties, civic organizations, government agencies and geographic regions came together for a two-day conference in Yerevan last month to discuss policy solutions to the challenges they all face. Together, they called for increasing women’s political and economic participation, better access […]

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USAID Health Project Supports 8,000 Births in Armenia

Community nurse in Aigeshat conducts infant check-up at the village health post, renovated through USAID’s Project NOVA. Photo Credit: USAID/Aremenia

I have visited a number of health facilities during site visits, and  I feel great pride when I hear of the positive impact of our assistance in improving health in rural communities, particularly mothers and children.  The stories about rural nurses like Alina Hovhannisyan are especially touching.  Alina is a community nurse in Haykavan village […]

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Europe and Eurasia Celebrates Progress on Disability Rights and Addresses Continuing Challenges

Women on the street in Armenia. Photo Credit: USAID/Armenia

On Friday, USAID Missions joined the international community in celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read more >>

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USAID Supports Armenian Government’s Tourism Efforts to Boost Economic Growth

Submitted by Jonathan Hale, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe & Eurasia I flew out of Moscow’s extreme summer heat to the more arid Yerevan, Armenia. I watched fires and smoke from burning Russian peat bogs and forests out the plane window. The changing climate will clearly have devastating impacts. I arrived in Yerevan and have […]

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USAID – From the Field

submitted by Abby Sugrue In Kazakhstan: An event to raise awareness about the risks of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS and TB among at-risk youth – the event will include an awards ceremony for a drawing competition, a football match, and educational sessions on prevention of drug-use, HIV/AIDS and TB.  Local NGOs, youth groups and local media […]

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