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April 30, 2013

'One Girl With Courage Is a Revolution'

Suma Tharu, a girl from Nepal, was sold into indentured servitude at the age of six and braved another six… more
December 26, 2012

In Bhutan, Conserving the Natural Environment and Biodiversity

The Second Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation held in Thimphu, Bhutan October 20-24, hosted by the Royal Government of… more
April 22, 2012

Embassies and Consulates Are Going Green

The State Department's Earth Day event, an exhibition titled "American Face of Green -- Embassies Leading the Way," demonstrated how… more
April 20, 2012

Young People Mobilize for Global Youth Service Day

This weekend marks the 24th annual Global Youth Service Day. In 100 countries, across six continents, young people between the… more
March 11, 2012

Women in the World Summit and Suma‬

Dr. Molly Maguire Teas writes about U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's participation in the 2012 Women in the… more
January 25, 2012

Engaging Overseas Audiences on the State of the Union Address

Last night, Americans gathered around their television sets -- or computer monitors -- to watch President Barack Obama deliver the… more
January 15, 2012

Year in Review: U.S. Diplomacy in South and Central Asia

2011 was an eventful year for all of us working in South and Central Asia. I've had the opportunity to… more
December 11, 2011

Beyond 16 Days: Answering the Call To End Gender-Based Violence

This year during the annual "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence" campaign, we've been highlighting various aspects of gender-based… more
December 9, 2011

Promoting Literacy in Nepal

I recently spent a week visiting school libraries and meeting young female scholars in the Tanahun and Kaski districts of… more
November 15, 2011

Advancing Regional Cooperation in South Asia

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert… more
November 14, 2011

New Fulbright Fellowship Offers Exchange Opportunities in Public Policy

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Deputy Assistant Secretary Meghann Curtis describes the Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship,… more


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