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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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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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Maternal Health Matters to Everyone

Traditonal and religious leaders in Bauchi State meet with officials to explore how leaders can work with government to improve community health care. Photo Credit: USAID/ Nigeria

Overcoming the extraordinary health challenges for women and children in Nigeria requires commitment and partnership at all levels. Read more >>

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Repairing Obstetric Fistula in Nigeria

Women with fistula are stigmatized among their peers and by society in general. Read more >>

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Increasing the Involvement of Men in Family Health

Reducing maternal deaths by 75 percent throughout the world by 2015 will take the involvement of men in countries where it matters most. Read more >>

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African First Ladies Fellowship to Strengthen Leadership on Health and Social Ills

A fellowship program in partnership with American University is working to strengthen the capacity of Africa’s first ladies to address health and social problems across Africa. Read more >>

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USAID Celebrates World Contraception Day

Submitted by Ryan Cherlin Every year on 26 September,  World Contraception Day draws attention to the importance of contraception and the role of the individual. This year’s World Contraception Day theme is “Take Responsibility”. Choosing whether to use contraception is a deeply personal decision that each individual is responsible for making.  USAID works with countries […]

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USAID – From the Field

In Indonesia we are hosting the second annual Ramadan outreach program to teach Indonesian youth about America’s religious diversity. The program aims to reach out to youth between the ages of 15-25. American officers from the Jakarta mission and Indonesian student exchange alumni will speak during the 3-week program.  There will be 40 events throughout the greater […]

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World Population Day 2010

Why Population Data Matters: Ensuring Families Around the World Have Access to Family Planning While you are out celebrating the close of the World Cup this Sunday, don’t forget to take a minute to remember that Sunday, 11 July, is World Population Day. World Population Day is annually observed on July 11 to reaffirm the human […]

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This Week at USAID – July 6, 2010

At a forum organized by Global Washington and hosted by Seattle University, Maura O’Neill, USAID’s Counselor for Innovation, will participate in a discussion about Washington State’s contribution to the global development sector and will offer recommendations for improving the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance. Administrator Shah will join Secretary Clinton at the State Department to […]

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