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The U.S. Supports a Deadly, Saudi-Led War in Yemen

A public accounting for Saudi Arabia's conduct in Yemen is critical, and evidence by experts outside the U.S. government should be considered when determining future certifications. InterAction member organizations and other civil society groups should support congressional hearings on this matter and weigh in with both Congress and the State Department about their concerns in Yemen.

September 20, 2018
A small child eats a nutritional supplement meal provided by USAID in Yemen, while her mom holds her.
Statement

Government Shutdown Could Threaten U.S. Investments in Life-Saving Programs

"Shutdowns affect more than the egos of a few politicians."

December 21, 2018
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A Case for Gender Equality on this Day and Every Day

Despite remarkable progress, gender inequality and disempowerment still persist and are a root cause of many barriers to sustainable development around the world.

October 11, 2018
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InterAction Fellowship Program Welcomes First Cohort

Four established leaders from the international nonprofit community have joined InterAction in its first fellowship program cohort.

October 5, 2018
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Could Family Separation Increase Human Trafficking Risk for Immigrant Children?

Confusion and desperation in regard to immigration policies fuels human trafficking around the globe. Beyond the immediate dangers, the separation of children from their families only adds to the mental and emotional anguish of children who’ve already endured much on their way to the U.S. Southern border.

July 17, 2018
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Indigenous People: Human Trafficking’s Overlooked Casualties

Today, aboriginal people endure poverty, illness and human rights abuses at far higher rates than the rest of the world.

March 6, 2018
Statement

Leading Humanitarian, Development, and Global Health Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Leading humanitarian, development, and global health organizations are calling on Members of Congress to protect the International Affairs budget in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) despite the Administration’s proposed 24 percent cuts.

March 11, 2019
Statement

BUILD Act of 2018 Signed into Law, Supporting Private Investment in Development Projects

On October 5, President Trump signed into law the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act of 2018. …

October 5, 2018
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World Leaders Will Soon Gather for G7 and G20 summits. Here’s What They Need to Consider.

A group of 54 NGOs are calling on the U.S. to take a leading role to encourage G7 and G20 leaders to take action on key global challenges.

June 7, 2018
World leaders pose for group photo during 2018 g7 meeting.
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What’s the Foreign Agents Registration Act? We’ve Got Answers

Civil rights leader W.E.B. DuBois faced prison time in the 1950s because of this statute. Today, critics call it outdated and ambiguous.

May 7, 2018