The same elements that will transform a culture from performing FGM/C on its girl children – the values, and norms that inform the expected and accepted ways that people behave in a culture – will also bring increased acceptance for the use of contraception and information on family planning.
Tag archives for Women and Girls
Masculinity and Violence in Conflict
Why does masculinity devolve into madness in the face of violence? Why is it that we time and time again see a marked increase in the horrific misdeeds committed by men toward women when conflict arises?
A Thing of the Past
USAID is working with the Government of Bangladesh to implement and enforce the Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Act of 2010.
USAID Activities Respond to Gender-Based Violence
USAID’s Rwanda Family Health Project is supporting the Ministry of Health in fighting gender-based violence. Read more >>
Using Photography to Evaluate Project Impact
Photography helps build confidence and communication skills in girls to speak up about their lives. Read more >>
R.E.S.P.E.C.T Find Out What It Means To Us
All of us need to respond to promote social justice and improve quality of care. Women’s lives depend on it.
Access to Water Empowers Women in Morocco’s Middle Atlas
By working directly with local partners, our assistance is amplified far beyond the water tap. Read more >>
USAID at UNGA 2013: Day Two
A recap of USAID’s participation during, and around, several events at this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Read more >>
ROADS II Video: Transforming Corridors of Risk into Pathways of Prevention and Hope
FHI 360 congratulates PEPFAR for 10 years of improving lives worldwide. Read more >>
Saving Mothers, Giving Life
Imagine that you are a young woman who is pregnant, lives in a remote location far from a hospital, and you have a husband and mother-in law who think giving birth at home with an untrained attendant will suffice. Read more >>