The Path to Inclusive Development: Assessing the First Two Years of USAID's Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy
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.
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.
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.
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.