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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

A young female student in Alma Village, southern Ethiopia. Photo credit: Susan Liebold

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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Improving Education in South Sudan

A group of students. Photo credit: Karl Grobl, Education Development Center

With USAID assistance, primary school enrollment in South Sudan has increased from approximately 300,000 students in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2012. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Learning in South Sudan

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Since the Consolidated Peace Agreement (PCA), the number of classrooms in the country has increased but school infrastructure remains an overwhelming need. Read more >>

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Facilitating Economic Growth through Infrastructure and Trade

Eric Postel is assistant administrator the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment

On March 29, AA Eric Postel participated in an economic growth roundtable with the Presidents of Malawi, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, and the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, to examine ways to strengthen trade and investment , and improve the countries’ business environments. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Deputy Administrator Steinberg speaks in Bangladesh. Photo Credit: USAID/Bangladesh

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 25, 2013. Read more >>

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In a Traditional Society, a South Sudanese Woman Becomes a Role Model

Athieng Riak Jok, gender technical advisor with the USAID-funded Jonglei Food security Program in South Sudan. Photo credit: Catholic Relief Services

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we recognize Athieng Riak Jok, who works as a community gender technical advisor in South Sudan. Read more >>

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Raising the Bar: Combatting Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

Ethiopia, October 2010.  Photo credit: Jane Strachan, USAID

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”. Read more >>

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Ten Things You Should Know About the State Department and USAID

With just over one percent of the entire federal budget, State and USAID have a huge impact on how Americans live and how the rest of the world engages with America. Read more >>

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From the Field: Gender Equity through Education in South Sudan

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Regina Anek, a deputy director for gender at South Sudan’s Ministry of Education in Eastern Equatoria, just saved a 14-year old girl Read more >>

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Photo of the Week “Education in South Sudan”

In the spirit of International Education Week, we decided to share our favorite picture of children learning in South Sudan.

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