On December 2 at World AIDS Day observations in Ghana, His Excellency Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur presided over the launch of a new web-based system for reporting HIV-related discrimination.
Archives for 2013
Transforming Gender Norms and Ending Child Marriage: The Role of Boys
The international community has increasingly recognized child marriage as a violation of girls’ rights, health, and well-being, and efforts to prevent and respond to child marriage have prioritized critical “hot spots” where the practice is particularly grave and widespread.
Seeking Justice: Implementation through Vital Voices’ Institute Model
We cannot make a difference in women’s lives unless the international community works in concert with foreign national government and grassroots NGOs. Read more >>
Farmer Field Schools: A Safe Place to Discuss Gender-Based Violence
Gender-based violence affects people everywhere, including the predominantly agrarian rural communities where USAID and its partners work to improve agricultural production.
To Win the Fight Against AIDS, We Must First Defeat TB
This week, tremendous and unprecedented progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS is being celebrated around the world by the HIV and AIDS community. The world has definitely made crushing AIDS a top priority and we’ve been able to accomplish what many would have said 15 years ago was impossible.
Growing More Food With Less Water
When you sit down to your next meal, take a look at your plate. How much water do you see? The obvious answer might be “little” or “none”. But the surprising truth is you are likely consuming thousands of liters of water every time you sit down for a quick bite. Estimates suggest the average […]
A Thing of the Past
USAID is working with the Government of Bangladesh to implement and enforce the Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Act of 2010.
Testing Readers in the Early Grades in Pakistan
Early Grade Reading Assessment is an essential tool in our educational toolbox as USAID invests in teaching 100 million children to read in 39 countries around the world.
USAID Activities Respond to Gender-Based Violence
USAID’s Rwanda Family Health Project is supporting the Ministry of Health in fighting gender-based violence. Read more >>