USAID is empowering women by introducing livestock ownership as a productive, resilience-building activity that ultimately benefits entire communities.
Archives for 2017
Cambodia’s Youth Debate Champion Helps Young People Find Their Voice
Meet Linda Eang, a young Cambodian woman who won a televised debate competition. Linda recounts her journey from a shy girl to a debate champion and the first woman president of her university student senate.
Celebrating Women and Girls during Women’s History Month
To eliminate poverty and reduce reliance on development dollars, we need to empower women and girls. Gender equality isn’t just a women’s issue—it’s everyone’s issue.
Partnering to Improve Women’s Lives in Bangladesh
On International Women’s Day, USAID recognizes a joint mission with the U.S. Pacific Command to repair devastating childbirth injuries and improve the lives of women in the Asia-Pacific.
Putting Cranes Back to Work
In Serbia USAID worked with the Ministry of Construction to reform construction permitting. A reform so profound, that five years ago, few people believed it possible.
“Localize It”: A Voice from the Field
“Localize it” is a phrase that increasingly resonates in the world of development. It echoes the growing voice from the field calling for greater local involvement, locally based solutions, and empowerment of local communities. This is all the more true in the context of building partnerships with the private sector to address development objectives. As […]