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Beginning the D&I Journey: 5 Questions to Ask

Francesca Molinaro
May 13, 2019
5 Minute Read
While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to implementing diversity and inclusion programs, these five guiding questions can help your organization get started.
Artwork by WIG Intern

The Power of a Picture: Elevating Women’s Voices through Art

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert | Robert Lord-Biggers | Shauna Caria
December 10, 2018
4 Minute Read
Through artwork, women in Afghanistan share their experiences with gender-based violence and workplace harassment, increasing awareness about this worldwide issue.

Facilitating Gender Equitable Policy Reform: Four Principles

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert | Aimal Hakim
October 16, 2018
3 Minute Read
In Afghanistan, implementors embrace a stakeholder-centric approach to overcome policy challenges to gender equity. Technical specialists and local government officials agree that accountability and local ownership are crucial elements of this model.

News: Chemonics Gears Up for Major Conferences


September 25, 2018
3 Minute Read
Chemonics convenes its youth and economic experts for two major industry events: The Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) 2018 Summit and the Small Enterprise Evaluation Project (SEEP) Annual Conference.
Afghan women participate in the USAID’s Promote: Women in Government (WIG) project's one-year training program.

Empowering Women and Cultivating Equitable Governance in Afghanistan

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert | Robert Lord-Biggers
September 20, 2018
5 Minute Read
Through a combination of training, policy reform, and positive communications, the USAID Promote: Women in Government (WIG) project supports Afghan women and government stakeholders to create civil service opportunities for women.
The Pakistan PEEP mobile training bus

Empowerment at Your Doorstep: The Case of WEinSPIRE in Pakistan

Muhammad Junaid | Frenki Kozeli
May 16, 2018
4 Minute Read
For a variety of reasons, promoting women's economic empowerment in Pakistan can be challenging. One project developed a creative solution.

The Importance of Their Stories: Women and HIV

James Legerme
January 25, 2018
4 Minute Read
Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, yet stigma and fear often prevent their stories from being told. James Legerme shares the stories of two women who bravely and courageously shared their experiences living with HIV.

3 Questions with Zahra Mir: Inspiring Women for Greater Social and Economic Inclusion in Pakistan

Zahra Mir
September 28, 2017
4 Minute Read
In Pakistan, livestock is an unexpected but effective entry point to examine women's social and economic inclusion. Zahra Mir explains why, and discusses challenges and solutions.