Why does masculinity devolve into madness in the face of violence? Why is it that we time and time again see a marked increase in the horrific misdeeds committed by men toward women when conflict arises?
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In Liberia, we held a signing ceremony for the signing of the new Education Reform Act, an historic moment for Liberia’s education sector. The signing of this act has a number of implications, chief among them are that by law all basic education (up to grade 9) in Liberia will be free and compulsory, as […]
Submitted by Justin Prudhomme – USAID/Liberia How do you celebrate International Literacy Day in a country where half the population cannot read and literacy is often viewed with suspicion? This was what the staff of USAID’s mission in Liberia wrestled with as we prepared to acknowledge International Literacy Day on September 8th. During the civil […]
USAID is helping bring popular children’s television program Sesame Street to Nigeria through a five year grant. The show will be a 30 minute program titled Sesame Square that will run for three years. A portion of the grant will be focused on outreach programs for the country’s 25 million preschool-age children of whom only […]