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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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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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Taking Our New Model of LGBT Inclusive Development to UNGA

An important part of this year’s UNGA agenda is inclusive development efforts to ensure equal access to foreign aid and the protection of the human rights of one of the world’s most vulnerable populations – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Read more >>

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Empowering LGBTI people in Colombia to Advocate for Their Own Rights

USAID Senior Advisor of Office of Innovation and Development Alliances shares her recent visits to Colombia, where she witnessed how USAID is supporting the LGBTI populations in the region so they can advocate for their own rights. Read more >>

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International Day of Democracy: Strengthening Citizen Voices

USAID celebrates International Day of Democracy, which was on September 15. Read more >>

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A Day to Celebrate Youth’s Contribution to Development

Today is International Youth Day, a day to celebrate youth and their numerous contributions to their communities, nations and the world. Read more >>

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Addressing the Crisis in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

Yesterday, the White House hosted NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the political crisis in South Sudan, and how the U.S. can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s democratic 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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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 24, 2013. Read more >>

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On the Front Lines in Africa

FrontLines editor shares some of her favorite FrontLines stories about our work in Africa. Read more >>

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