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Publications & Reports

Financing for Development Means Financing for Education

Posted on 07.15.15

This brief presents five key messages being delivered to global leaders during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2015.

Women and Gender in the QDDR

In April 2015, the U.S. State Department released its second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR). The QDDR is an assessment of all U.S. diplomatic and poverty-focused foreign assistance efforts, as well as a comprehensive strategic blueprint for priorities in diplomacy and development moving forward.

POWER WG 2015 Overview

Description of the Promoting Opportunity for Women's Economic Resilience (POWER) Working Group 

2014 IVAWA Summary

A synopsis of the urgent need for Congressional action to pass the International Violence Against Women Act

Creating Economic Opportunity for the World's Poorest Women & Men

Posted on 07.28.14

With so much focus on better economic development, now is a critical time to examine the barriers most affecting women’s contributions to their families’, communities’, and nations’ economic well-being.

Gender-based Violence | A Look at the Numbers

Posted on 11.20.13

Violence against women and girls is arguably the world's most pervasive human rights abuse. Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. 

This fact sheet lays out some of the key statistics on violence against women and girls globally, and provides an example of the amazing women working around the world to keep women and girls safe. 

Women Thrive at a Glance

Fast facts on Women Thrive Worldwide's work to raise the voices of women and girls around the world to address poverty, hunger, violence, and inequality.

New Brief: Equitable Learning for All in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Equity, learning, and a continuum of learning from early childhood to adolescence are crucial to ensuring inclusive growth, sustainable development, and the elimination of extreme poverty in the post-2015 development agenda.