Publications & Reports
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.
The Path to Inclusive Development: Assessing the First Two Years of USAID's Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. government's international affairs budget goes a long way to helping the world’s most vulnerable women and families, which in turn promotes a safer and healthier global community. This investment supports a wide range of international efforts that bolster diplomacy and economic, social and political development in strategic parts of the world.
Around the world, millions of girls experience barriers to learning and education that prevent them from lifting themselves, and their communities, out of poverty.
Now that the ballots have been counted, there’s been a lot of analysis of many issues--from immigration to economic policy to foreign affairs. But what about women and girls around the world? Here’s Women Thrive’s read on global women’s issues under a second Obama Administration and with the new 113th Congress.
In 1995, 189 countries came together for the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing to outline a Plan of Action to improve the conditions of women and girls worldwide. Seventeen years on, the State Department reports on the progress that's been made since that historic gathering.
This report includes an in-depth look at our partner organization in Honduras, COMUCAP. Women Thrive has worked with COMUCAP and its founder Dulce Marlen Contreras for years, to make sure that they have the tools they need to make their coffee cooperative a success and offer members of their community a path out of poverty.
On August 10, the White House released a strategy to prevent and respond to all forms of violence against women and girls around the world. Read Women Thrive's analysis of the "U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence" and how it compares to the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA).