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Working to Meet the Challenges to Freedom of the Press in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Several months ago at a reception for Vice President Biden in Moscow, I met a 30-year old journalist named Oleg Kashin. He is a special correspondent for the Russian newspaper Kommersant and runs a blog called Live Journal.  I noticed Oleg walked with a cane and his face was bruised and swollen. He was missing […]

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Empowering Youth in India

By: Laura Rodriguez, USAID At the age of 17, Ishita Chaudhry recalls watching violent riots in her home country of India and being struck by the lack of political will and voice that her fellow peers had in decision making.  It was 2002.  Ishita was a senior in high school and suddenly became motivated to […]

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In Honor of International Human Rights Day

On International Human Rights Day, we support and honor the global efforts to expand human rights for all. Read more >>

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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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From the Field

Updates from USAID Missions abroad. Read more >>

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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 Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

A usual day in inclusive kindergarten, supported by the USAID-funded Children in Difficult Circumstances Project, implemented by World Vision. Photo courtesy USAID/Yerevan.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities, annually observed on December 3, aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues worldwide. Read more >>

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