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In Congo, Helping Children Catch Up in the Classroom

International Rescue Committee and USAID are helping 1,100 boys and girls in Congo catch up on their studies at the primary level and work toward admissions to secondary school. Read more >>

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Separating Children from Armed Groups in the DRC

Since 2011, USAID, UNICEF and local partners’ child protection work with UNICEF has separated over 1,100 children from armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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A New Life for Goma’s Water System

Overhaul of dilapidated infrastructure means a lasting source of water comes to hundreds of thousands of DRC’s most vulnerable. Read more >>

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WWE Divas Help Refugees in Rwanda Fight Malaria

Recently, WWE Divas Alicia and Natalya Fox, along with the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, visited Rwanda to meet mothers and children fighting malaria. Read more >>

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Aid to Internally Displaced Persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

USAID has responded to urgent needs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by airlifting more than $270,000 worth of emergency relief supplies to the region.

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Yesterday USAID was proud to host the International Women of Courage awardees. Read more >>

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Raising the Bar: Combatting Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

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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Celebrating Peace Corps Week: Those Extraordinary Ordinary Volunteers!

This week, we’re celebrating our partner agency the Peace Corps during it’s annual Peace Corps Week. Read more >>

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Can Transitional Justice Prevent Conflicts?

In 2011, President Obama launched the Presidential Studies Directive on Mass Atrocities, or PSD-10, a ground-breaking call for all major U.S. government agencies to engage on the issue of preventing mass atrocities and genocide worldwide. 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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