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Tag archives for Gender Based Violence

The Economic Effects of Abuse Against Women

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Bangladesh to visit a USAID-supported project, the Cost of Violence Against Women. As we drove along the crowded streets of Dhaka, I noticed something very peculiar – there were only men everywhere I looked. Once I arrived at the hotel I was greeted by Julia Ahmed, the […]

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A Dream in a Nightmare in the Eastern DRC

A guest post by Dr. Denis Mukwege, Director of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, DRC.   Dr. Mukwege is the winner of the 2010-2011 King audouin International Development Prize and recently spoke at USAID in a roundtable discussion about gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The views in this post do not necessarily […]

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Saving Seca – Protecting Victims of Trafficking

USAID joins the global community in condemning human trafficking and finding ways to stop traffickers and better assist victims. Read more >>

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One Man Can

Men play a central role in eliminating gender-based violence. Read more >>

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Micro Entrepreneurs, Big Dreams

One of Bibi's daughters at work embellishing a shalwar. Photo Credit: USAID/Pakistan

Meet Khanum Bibi, an ordinary Punjabi wife in Pakistan, who is contributing to her family’s income. Read more >>

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Taking a Stand Against Violence Now

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Gender based violence (GBV), is a pervasive public health and human rights issue throughout the world. Read more >>

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Women Leaders Combating Violence Against Women in India

USAID is empowering women through advocacy and policy efforts that focus on preventing violence against women, affronts to the dignity of the girl child, and child marriage. Read more >>

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