Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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November 5, 2012

Launching the Africa Regional Media Hub in Johannesburg

The Africa Regional Media Hub is the newest of the Bureau of Public Affairs' Hubs around the world. Our aim… more
November 5, 2012

Uruguayan Youth Correspondents Cover Washington

As a member of the press and outreach team at the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, my work includes outreach to… more
November 1, 2012

Helping Refugee Children in Kenya

On a trip to Kenya, I visited with refugee children in two very different locations: in the Kakuma refugee camp… more
October 28, 2012

Women Moving Forward in Guatemala

Gender-based violence was a central issue during the visit of Ambassador-at-Large Melanne Verveer to Guatemala, where on average two women… more
October 25, 2012

Ten Years Later: Remembering Senator Paul Wellstone

Ten years ago, in the federal courthouse in Honolulu, I was among a small group of civil rights prosecutors who… more
October 18, 2012

Internet and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

In today's world, Internet freedom lies at the heart of academic freedom. An open online platform where information and ideas… more
October 16, 2012

Travel Diary: Women as Drivers of Growth and Social Inclusion

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled to Lima, Peru, on October 15 and 16. In Peru, she met with… more
October 15, 2012

Taking Democracy to a New Scale

Today, I've come together with more than 500 activists, academics, and policymakers to participate in the World Movement for Democracy's… more
October 15, 2012

Travel Diary: Secretary Clinton Visits Peru

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Lima, Peru, on October 15 and 16. In Peru, she will… more
October 12, 2012

Photo of the Week: Raising the Status of Girls Worldwide

This week's Photo of the Week comes to us from USAID/Vietnam's Richard Nyberg, who took this photo in the central… more