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Gender Equality and WASH: Empowering Women and Girls Through Access and Agency

The connection between gender and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) management is undeniable, yet this intersectionality remains poorly accounted for…

August 29, 2022
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Investing in Girls and Young Women for a Brighter, Inclusive Future

Young women are speaking up and speaking out about gender equity. Young changemakers are putting their dreams into action as…

October 9, 2020
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Accountable from Afar: Girls at the Border

I read about them in passing: a child-mother with breast milk stains on her shirt, holding a listless toddler; a…

July 19, 2019
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Let’s Remember Refugee Girls

In countries affected by conflict, girls are nearly three times more likely to be out of school than boys. With the appropriations season in full swing, Congress must prioritize funding for education programs that reach the most vulnerable – including refugee girls.

April 30, 2019
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Celebrating Women and Girls Around the World

Women are key actors for development. Through its programs, Relief International contributes to their empowerment around the world.

March 15, 2018
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Thanks to You, I am an Optimist

These remarks were delivered at a farewell celebration with colleagues and friends of InterAction. Thank you all for coming. I…

December 14, 2022
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Ending GBV: Mobilizing Faith Leaders and Communities

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is a global issue that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime…

December 5, 2022
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From Policy to Practice: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services in Emergency Settings

Adults are nearly three times more likely to develop mental health conditions in conflict settings, with 22% likely to…

November 28, 2022
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5 Reasons Why the Climate Crisis Affects African Women More Than African Men

The U.N. estimates that 80% of people displaced by the climate crisis are women, and even among populations that…

November 18, 2022
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Strengthen the Global Community Through Educational Investments

The data is clear—too many children worldwide are not learning. An estimated 244 million children and youth between the ages…

November 1, 2022