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A woman and her child fill barrels with water in South Africa.

More than Pipes and Pumps: Good Governance Drives Improved WASH

Stephen Dunn | Barbara Rossmiller
July 1, 2021
4 Minute Read
In a rapidly urbanizing world, how can cities improve governance to meet the water, sanitation, and hygiene needs of their growing populations, particularly the most vulnerable?

Demonstrating Leadership for Racial Equality in Development

Victoria Cooper
November 17, 2020
< 1 Minute Read
In the current racial climate, organizations are wondering how to deepen efforts for racial equality. In this article Victoria Cooper shares four goals for leaders seeking to build a more equitable, inclusive organization.

Leveraging Your Company’s ERG: How to Partner with Global LGBTI Civil Society Organizations

Spencer Parsons | Adrián González
October 5, 2020
5 Minute Read
LGBTI civil society organizations can be critical to effectively reaching marginalized populations and navigating complex development challenges in the communities we serve. How can an organization's employee resource group play a key role in building and sustaining these invaluable partnerships?

A New Solution for Advancing Criminal Justice in Latin America

Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares
June 13, 2019
4 Minute Read
The impact investing model Pay for Success (PFS) has gained traction in the United States to support criminal justice-oriented programs. Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares asks: Shouldn’t the development community look more closely at PFS’ potential to achieve results in Latin America, too?

Harnessing Technology to Address Gross Human Rights Violations

Patricio Toussaint
April 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
To hold government accountable, CSOs must go beyond traditional efforts to combat human rights violations by collaborating with others, including the information and communications technology sector, to maximize their impact.
Police officers in Mexico City

Close to Home: Everyday Human Rights in Latin America

Alex Honjiyo
December 7, 2017
3 Minute Read
What does it mean to focus on human rights in everyday life? Alex Honjiyo explores efforts to protect and promote the rights of citizens in Latin America.
people on motorcycles in Colombia with the word paz or peace in spanish written on posts

Toward Sustainable Peace: Measuring Efforts to Prevent Human Rights Abuses in Post-Accord Colombia

Camila Cely Peña
November 16, 2017
3 Minute Read
How can a development program best measure local government capacity to prevent human rights abuses? Camila Cely Peña highlights a new approach from the USAID Human Rights Activity.

News: Chemonics at Evaluation 2017

October 31, 2017
2 Minute Read
At the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., Chemonics experts explore the impact of evaluation practices around the world.