“Rose,” 16, never expected to end up living in the streets of Abidjan, sleeping nights under a table in the marketplace and having to sell sex for survival. She left her village in rural Côte d’Ivoire for a promise to live with her aunt in the city to attend school and perform domestic chores. Things […]
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Cote d’Ivoire Election to Mark Turning Point After Years of Healing From Conflict
The upcoming Oct. 25 presidential election in Côte d’Ivoire is the first since the disastrous election in 2010. USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives has been working with communities to move toward reconciliation ahead of this critical moment.
Truth, Justice and Development
Today is the International Day for the Dignity of Victims. USAID joins those honoring the victims and survivors of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, torture, sexual violence, mass displacement, and other rights violations.
Communities in Cote d’Ivoire Benefit from USAID’s Investments
Learn how USAID is helping communities in rural Cote d’Ivoire develop economic resiliency. Read more >>
Liberia: “When We Learn to Read, We Can Read to Learn!”
USAID’s Education team in Liberia joins in Liberia’s first national reading campaign. Read more >>
A Year of Progress under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
One year ago, on the eve of the 2012 G8 Summit, President Obama announced the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, ushering in a new phase of global investment in food security and nutrition. A joint initiative launched under the United States’ G8 Presidency, the New Alliance builds on progress and commitments – both to […]
Live @ UNGA – Day Three
Day three at UNGA included two marquee events spotlighting progress to date on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.