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Trauma-Informed Approaches to Development

India Boland
October 15, 2020
4 Minute Read
Development practitioners must consider how trauma affects the communities in which they work when designing and implementing programs. Chemonics shares a new resource that offers key principles and practical steps that development projects can use to ensure activities are trauma-sensitive at all stages of implementation.

Talk of Peace Sparks Hope and Fear in Afghanistan

Safir Sahar
September 28, 2020
4 Minute Read
As peace talks in Afghanistan begin, Safir Sahar reflects on why it's so important that women's rights are central to the negotiations.

News: Chemonics Releases SHEA Prevention and Response Toolkit


February 4, 2020
3 Minute Read
The free, open-access toolkit provides organizations with a step-by-step guide on how to lead training and set up systems to prevent and respond to sexual abuse.

Our Shared Responsibility: Combatting Sexual Violence through Prevention and Response

Shauna Caria | Ashley Snell Goldstein
December 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
To combat sexual violence, the global development community must scale and promote tools, best practices, and resources. In this spirit, Shauna Caria and Ashley Snell Goldstein share lessons from a new prevention and response toolkit.

4 Ways Women Can Support Women’s Economic Empowerment

Eileen Hoffman
April 27, 2017
3 Minute Read
How can women stand in solidarity with each other to promote equal access to economic opportunity? Here are four approaches, based on USAID's new draft framework.

5 Best Practices for Closing the Gender Gap in Economic Development

JoAnna Lipari
June 9, 2016
2 Minute Read
As the Global Summit of Women kicks off today in Warsaw, JoAnna Lipari shares five best practices for women's economic empowerment.

All Health Care Providers Should Be Trained to Screen for Gender-Based Violence

Arianna Nagle | Kaelan Sullivan
May 18, 2016
3 Minute Read
Arianna Nagle and Kaelan Sullivan discuss the place of gender-based violence screening in the continuum of care, effective models, and related tools and training.