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Transforming Gender Norms and Ending Child Marriage: The Role of Boys

A young girl. Photo Credit: Kendra Helmer/USAID

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.

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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 >>

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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.

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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 >>

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A Courageous Journey

USAID’s Gender Equity Program provides small grants to Pakistani organizations to fund projects that expand access to justice for women. Read more >>

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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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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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Why the Arts and Youth Matter for LGBT Global Development

Arts and youth play a key role in international development. Read more >>

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Mujeres Adelante: Leading Change Against Violence

USAID joins the U.S. commitment to prevent, and respond to, gender-based violence and advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. Read more >>

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