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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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Working to Keep Civil Society Open

We can keep civil society space open and ensure that the aspirations of people around the globe for freedom and dignity will be achieved Read more >>

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Facing History: Education’s Role in Transitional Justice

International Director for Facing History and Ourselves, Karen Murphy, discusses the role of education in transitional justice. Read more >>

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