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Using Photography to Evaluate Project Impact

Photography helps build confidence and communication skills in girls to speak up about their lives. Read more >>

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New Evidence on Child Marriage Prevention in Ethiopia

To help address the needs of 50 million adolescents who are already married, USAID invested in programs through PEPFAR to reach more than 220,000 married adolescent girls in Ethiopia.

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T Find Out What It Means To Us

Indonesia Maternal Health

All of us need to respond to promote social justice and improve quality of care. Women’s lives depend on it.

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Meeting the Needs of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence

The stories of many young women’s courage epitomize the struggle to achieve an AIDS-free generation. Read more >>

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Seeking Justice: Investigating and Prosecuting Gender-Based Violence

This year has seen the continued prevalence of widespread and devastating gender-based attacks on women and girls around the world Read more >>

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A Reflection on the Human Spirit on International Human Rights Day

The 20th century was marked by dark episodes of violence, repression and mass killing around world especially in Europe. Read more >>

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16 Day Challenge: Keeping International Workers Safe: Preventing and Responding to Gender-based Violence

The sexual assault of the journalists Lara Logan, Mona Eltahawy, and two unnamed British and French journalists in Egypt, shocked the world and brought the issue of gender-based violence (GBV) against Westerners working in the developing world to the forefront. Read more >>

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16 Day Challenge: Preventing Violence Against Children and Women

The science is clear – childhood experiences shape adult outcomes, including long-term health, cognitive development, academic achievement Read more >>

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16 Day Challenge: A Helping Hand for Trafficking Victims in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is at the heart of the ancient Silk Road. For centuries, people traveled across the country to exchange goods and share news. In today’s world, Uzbekistan’s strategic location has made its women prime targets for human trafficking Read more >>

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16 Day Challenge: Invisible Women: Violence Against Women with Disabilities

Today is Day 9 of our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. There are over a billion people with disabilities on the planet. Approximately half of them are women with disabilities. They are grandmothers, mothers, partners, lovers and sisters. They are seldom seen in market places, the fields, the classrooms, at the health clinics or […]

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