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Tag archives for Women
Celebrating Women and Girls during Women’s History Month
To eliminate poverty and reduce reliance on development dollars, we need to empower women and girls. Gender equality isn’t just a women’s issue—it’s everyone’s issue.
Partnering to Improve Women’s Lives in Bangladesh
On International Women’s Day, USAID recognizes a joint mission with the U.S. Pacific Command to repair devastating childbirth injuries and improve the lives of women in the Asia-Pacific.
Innovative HIV-Prevention Product for Women Could Be New Tool in the Fight for an AIDS-Free Gen
A new USAID-supported monthly vaginal ring is the first HIV prevention method designed specifically for women to be confirmed effective in two large clinical trials. This innovative product has the potential to contribute to the goal of an AIDS-free generation.
To Fight Extremism, The World Needs To Learn How To Talk To Women
From Iraq to Pakistan to Nigeria, groups like the Islamic State and Boko Haram are winning the war for women’s hearts and minds — and it’s time to stop it.
Overcoming the Stigma of Disability Across the Globe
This year, Americans celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Let’s take a moment to recognize the impact of USAID’s inclusive education and youth workforce development programs in other parts of the world.
3 Myths About Women and Violent Extremism
When it comes to terrorism, think women are just victims? Think again. USAID is dispelling this and other common myths and getting to the real story.
Leadership at USAID Q&A: Susan Markham Shares Why Gender Equality Matters
In this Impact Blog series, we talk with leaders at USAID to learn about the work they are doing and why it matters – both for the Agency and for the development community as a whole.
FrontLines: Foreign Aid Impact in U.S. and Abroad
How does USAID’s work in developing countries impact Americans in the United States? Check out the new issue of FrontLines to find out.
Breaking Invisible Barriers in the West Bank and Gaza
USAID gender chief Susan Markham shares stories of her recent trip to the West Bank and why improving opportunities for women and girls is the key for a brighter future for all.