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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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Light Above Darkness – The Global Struggle for Democracy & Human Rights

We have a duty to remember those who do not live free and to work tirelessly to ensure that one day they can. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 8, 2013. 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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Accelerating Progress with LGBT Global Development Partnership

USAID and partners created the LGBT Global Development Partnership to further LGBT equality in developing and emerging market countries. Read more >>

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National Freedom Day: A Commitment to End Modern Slavery

An estimated 20 million men, women and children around the world, including thousands in the United States, are living in bondage, confirming that the fight to end slavery is far from over. Read more >>

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Nurturing Rule of Law in Young Uzbekistan

Judge John R. Tunheim traveled to Uzbekistan to share his experience in the areas of rule of law and human rights, and participate in a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Uzbek constitution. Read more >>

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A Reflection on the Human Spirit on International Human Rights Day

The 20th century was marked by dark episodes of violence, repression and mass killing around world especially in Europe. Read more >>

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The White House (Blog): Supporting Human Rights in Burma

Yesterday’s announcement that President Obama will become the first U.S. President to visit Burma marks an historic step in the United States’ engagement with Burma Read more >>

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