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Tag archives for Gender Equality

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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Achieving Equity Through Women in Leadership

Improved access and choice in family planning services gives women more opportunities for leadership roles. Read more >>

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Empowering Women to Address Climate Change

Women often lead the way in adapting to climate change impacts. 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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Girls and Women Transforming Societies

Today’s USAID and UK’s Department for International Development event on Girls and Women Transforming Societies demonstrates the progress we’re making on gender equality and women’s empowerment. 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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Half the Sky: Building a Movement Through Media & Technology

USAID joins Half the Sky, the Ford Foundation, Show of Force, and Games for Change to launch the Half the Sky Movement Media & Technology Engagement Initiative, an integrated media campaign to create behavior change toward gender issues in India and Kenya. Read more >>

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Building A More Tolerant, Inclusive World

The challenges that USAID addresses – global health, access to food and water, education, and economic growth – cannot be fully met unless we are honoring basic human rights.

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 1, 2013. Read more >>

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