Global Women's Issues

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December 1, 2012

HIV Prevention in Bangladesh

About the Authors: Monjur Ahmed serves as Project Management Assistant for Communication in USAID/Bangladesh's Office of Population, Health, Nutrition and… more
November 27, 2012

War's Silent Scourge: Sexual Violence Against Women

In a recent opinion piece for The Daily Beast , Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Ambassador Peter… more
November 22, 2012

Guatemala's Women: Moving Their Country Forward

From the first time I visited with then-First Lady Hillary Clinton in 1998, Guatemala's natural beauty and the warmth of… more
November 16, 2012

Putting Our Best Global Foot Forward To Empower Women

This week, in more than 18 countries around the world, women will come together with a broad coalition of supporters… 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 21, 2012

A Conservationist, Woman Leader, and Peacemaker

Josephine Ekiru, a 26-year-old conservationist from the Turkana tribe near Shaba in Kenya, was determined to do something for her… 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

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


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The Way Forward in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, on April 16-17 to participate in bilateral meetings and a multilateral… more