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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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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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A Lesson in Holistic Care: What I Learned from Working with Transgender Women and Health Providers in the LAC Region

USAID celebrates the work of transgender women and health providers in Latin America and the Caribbean on Transgender Day of Remembrance. 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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USAID leads on LGBT Inclusivity: Sharing Best Practices with the Private Sector and NGOs

USAID has made bold institutional changes to policies, operations, and programming to advance the human rights of LGBT people abroad. 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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Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health for All

On World Population Day, USAID joins the global community in raising awareness on the issue of adolescent pregnancy. 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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Equipping Women Teachers in South Sudan with the Skills to Succeed

USAID is helping to improve female teachers’ professional skills and retain female teachers in South Sudan. Read more >>

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How the Future of Women & Girls is Tied to Water

Almost 800 million people in the world today lack access to clean water. Africa and the Middle East are the most water scarce regions in the world. Three hundred million people in Sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments and every year the number of people under water stress grows larger and larger.

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