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The Missing Ingredient for USAID’s Haiti Work: Women

Posted on 07.01.13
Type of Content: Blog Post

By Elise Young

USAID’s programs make a real difference for women and girls in Haiti. Increasing the role of women in the process could improve effectiveness and accountability.

At the End of the Farm Bill Debate, Women Farmers of the World

Posted on 05.31.13
Type of Content: Blog Post
Photo: Women like this can help feed the world

Food aid reforms in both House and Senate Farm Bill amendments could help reduce waste, feed more people, and empower women. Women Thrive Worldwide’s Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs Elise Young has the details.

Why is the Gender Policy So Important for Women? A Letter from our President

Posted on 03.01.12
Type of Content: Resource

On March 1, 2012, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released an historic gender policy that aims to shrink the gaping disparities between women and men, reduce violence against women and girls, and increase their capacity to make their own life decisions and pursue their own potential. Read more about it from our President.

A Conversation With Carla Koppell

Posted on 05.13.11
Type of Content: Resource

On May 13th, Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder and President of Women Thrive Worldwide, sat down with the newly appointed Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Carla Koppell, to discuss implications and opportunities presented by this exciting new position.

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