Gold-Powered Development in Zimbabwe Empowers Women

Women have made great economic progress in Zimbabwe thanks to a vital partnership between the government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This video above follows a Zimbabwean woman named Rosemary who… Continue reading


A two-year old partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Heartland Association has produced a powerful organization called Women Empowered to Lead and Advocate for Development (WE-LEAD). WE-LEAD… Continue reading

Why We Need to End Child Marriage Now

In the United States, and other developed nations around the world, a child can grow up and choose whether or not to get married. For them, the decision is often a happy one,… Continue reading

Preventing Discrimination in Global Health

In the fight against global disease, it has been accepted by the member states of the United Nations that all children have the right to access to health care. However, around the world… Continue reading

Secretary Kerry Makes His First Visit to USAID

Secretary John Kerry visited USAID for the first time since his appointment on Wednesday morning. Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Denise Rollins delivered opening remarks and Administrator Rajiv Shah (pictured above) greeted… Continue reading