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Taking Our New Model of LGBT Inclusive Development to UNGA

USAID’s LGBT Global Development Partnership promotes foreign assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality in emerging markets and developing countries. Photo by: Pat Adams/USAID

An important part of this year’s UNGA agenda is inclusive development efforts to ensure equal access to foreign aid and the protection of the human rights of one of the world’s most vulnerable populations – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Read more >>

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Half the Sky: Building a Movement Through Media & Technology

USAID joins Half the Sky, the Ford Foundation, Show of Force, and Games for Change to launch the Half the Sky Movement Media & Technology Engagement Initiative, an integrated media campaign to create behavior change toward gender issues in India and Kenya. Photo credit: Half the Sky

USAID joins Half the Sky, the Ford Foundation, Show of Force, and Games for Change to launch the Half the Sky Movement Media & Technology Engagement Initiative, an integrated media campaign to create behavior change toward gender issues in India and Kenya. Read more >>

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The Journey Towards “Cash Light”

Around the world, 2.5 billion people lack access to formal financial services. As a result, most poor households live almost entirely in a cash economy. Read more >>

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The Power of Storytelling

Photo: Bita Rodrigues, USAID/Mozambique “I have been able to build a cement house with my income and provide for my children and extended family with food, clothes, and school.”

Working in international development and public health for more than three decades, I have visited numerous poverty fighting programs in some of the poorest communities in the world. Read more >>

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Visa Joins Global Partnership

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Today, Visa joins with six partners from government, the private sector and the international development community to launch the Better Than Cash Alliance. Read more >>

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