Tipping the Scales for Workplace Gender Equity in Afghanistan
March 5, 2020
In Afghanistan, women have faced systemic barriers to working outside the home. A USAID project focused on gender equity in the workplace reshaped its own human resources practices to promote gender equity for its staff and achieved surprising results.
Train a Woman, Train a Nation
March 12, 2018
A new approach to training farmers is creating jobs and increasing harvests in Uganda.
Transforming Afghanistan’s Future
November 3, 2017
A unique year-long program is changing the lives of young Afghan women.
The Path Toward Protected Rights in the West Bank
August 10, 2017
Thanks to structured training, the West Bank family courts now constitute a powerful platform through which victims of gender-based violence can access services that more effectively address their needs.
The Journey to Inclusive Finance in Afghanistan
April 16, 2017
With geographically far-reaching activities targeting rural citizens and women, the FAIDA program drastically improved Afghanistan’s financial landscape.
Historic Policy Changes in Vietnam Extend Rights
February 17, 2017
As the Vietnamese economy continues to grow at a rapid pace, transgender groups are leveraging historic policy changes to break down barriers to opportunity.
Technology to Empower Women in Afghanistan
November 3, 2016
In Afghanistan, mobile banking technology is increasing women’s access to financial services, helping them conduct secure business transactions and grow their businesses.
From Policy to Practice: Exercising Gender-Equal Land Rights in Rwanda
March 11, 2016
With a communications campaign across four districts, Rwanda is raising public awareness of a key element of land reform — equal rights between men and women.
Accessing Her Rights
May 11, 2015
Female farmers in Tajikistan are taking advantage of changes in the law to create their own private farms, with the support of Chemonics and USAID.
Taking a Stand Onstage
April 20, 2015
An interactive drama technique called “forum theater” is teaching Palestinian citizens about gender-based violence and showing them how to address the social issue.
Investing in Women
October 2, 2014
In Jordan, young women are getting a chance to work in the growing tourism and hospitality sector.
Women Empowering Women to Overcome Gender-Based Violence in Colombia
March 26, 2014
With a participatory strategy that positions women as agents of change, USAID and Chemonics are helping victims of gender-based violence reclaim their voices, lives, and rights in one of Colombia’s poorest, most violent cities.