Gender Equality & Social Inclusion

Gaining Ground on Cervical Cancer in Zambia

Timing is everything. Just ask Janny Zulu. The 52-year-old single mother of two recently found out she had a precancerous lesion on her cervix, putting …

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Rooting Out Human Trafficking in San Diego, One Student at a Time 

Bernadete Leal begins every Project ROOTS session in a darkened classroom with one question: “Where do you want to bring light?”   While the exercise is …

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On Air with DREAMS Botswana

“Welcome to The Catch, a radio program for adolescent girls and young women,” enthuses host Botlhale Sebataladi, who also serves as a program officer at …

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Standing Up for Human Rights Today and Every Day

This holiday season, Project Concern International (PCI) asked the families we work with all over the world one question: What is your greatest wish for …

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Global Communities Celebrates International Day of the Girl 2019

By Sarah Goddard #DayoftheGirl #GenerationEquality #unstoppable Twenty-five years ago, the World Conference on Women in Beijing marked a significant turning point for global gender equality …

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U.S. Partnerships with Women Promote Economic Growth in Northern Ghana

This article was originally published on the US Embassy of Ghana Website Tamale, GHANA— Since 2014, over 96,000 women in northern Ghana saved USD $7.8 …

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Crossing the Ethnic Divide

SCORE supports access road renovation to improve inter-ethnic relations Nimal Rajapaksa, a Sinhalese mason from the Agbopura new settlement area, travels on his motorcycle to …

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From a Single Parent with Disabilities to a Role-model and Businesswoman

This is the second part of the four-parts series. Read the beginning here: https://is.gd/AORh4l In many rural communities of Northern Ghana, farmers depend on a …

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Can Equity be Built in Traditional Families?

Nimgbor Wuninyun (center) and his wives Adjoa (left) and N-Munankpor (right), of Tikarni Community in Kpandai District, each understand and appreciate the benefits of participating …

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USAID SCORE Supports Street Drama Promoting Reconciliation And Social Cohesion Among Multi-Ethnic Students

USAID SCORE recently supported the Ministry of National Integration, Official Languages, Social Progress and Hindu Religious Affairs (MONIOLSP) in a series of street drama productions …

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Zambian Mother-Turned-Activist Joins Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Globally, one woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. In Zambia, Project Concern International (PCI) is working to put an end to these tragic …

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Kenya Project Takes Novel Approach to Preventing and Reducing Gender-based Violence

A project in Kenya that addresses sexual health and gender-based violence (GBV) is taking a novel approach by deliberately involving men and boys in its …

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Managing Menstruation Delivers Dignity and Opportunity

By Celia Zeilberger This article was originally published on USAID Global Waters In some remote parts of Ghana, girls are told that crossing a river …

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019 – It’s Time for Action

Source: https://menstrualhygieneday.org/2019-campaign-materials/ By Sarah Goddard and Lena Pritzkat May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day), which aims to break persisting taboos around menstruation, raise …

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Women Helping Women in Business During a #SheMeansBusiness Workshop in Egypt

In Egypt, women entrepreneurs are often overlooked for funding by financial institutions in a male-dominated business world. Ensuring these women have access to financial skills …

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Meet Tanzania’s Safe Water Superhero

Yvonne Mwakisyala understands firsthand how access to clean water and sanitation is critical to keeping girls healthy, safe and on track with their education. “My …

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For a DREAMS Graduate, an Entrepreneurship Course Provides Steps to a Better Life

In Rwanda, HIV prevalence is highest among youth aged 20-24. It is against this background that the PEPFAR-funded DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS Free, Mentored …

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Small Change Adding Up for Children in Rural Guatemala

If money talks, then it’s never too soon to start a conversation about savings. And in the Cruz Regional community of Cuilco, Guatemala, a small …

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