Women’s Empowerment

August 22, 2019

USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Environment

USAID’s Office of Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment is thrilled to announce Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (RISE): A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the […]
July 26, 2019

Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Gender and Urban Services Webinar: Access, decision making, and economic empowerment

This recording was originally published on IUCN website. The webinar highlighted two recent USAID-supported knowledge products on gender and urban services: Advancing Gender in the Environment: […]
July 24, 2019

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Philippine Oceans

This news was originally published on U.S. Embassy in the Philippines website. The U.S. government awarded two grants totaling Php20 million to local organizations for projects […]
July 18, 2019

USAID Urban Policy: Lessons After Five Years of Implementation

Assessment of the Implementation of USAID’s Urban Policy The Society for International Development Washington Infrastructure and Urban Development Workgroup, on Thursday, August 8, 2019 hosted a […]
June 25, 2019

Partnering to Reduce Ocean Plastics

The news and video were originally published on Voice of America. An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic pour into the oceans every year, amounting […]
May 24, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 24 May 2018

USAID Paving the Way for Efficient Service Delivery Global World’s urban growth will surge most in India, China and Nigeria (5/16/18) Source: Reuters Could air pollution […]
February 6, 2018

Women in Waste Management Networking Event

World Urban Forum Networking Event Women in Waste Management – An Opportunity WUF 9 Networking Event Saturday, 10 February, 3:00-5:00 PM Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Room […]
December 20, 2016

Analytical Brief on Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment in East Africa

This Analytical brief assesses the financial, educational, and legal barriers that prevent women in East Africa from fully participating and thriving in their economic spheres. Topics […]
May 4, 2016

Urban Open Spaces For Adolescent Girls: An Assessment for Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Urban open spaces are valued for their health, social, economic, and environmental benefits. Outdoor physical activity is important for the well-being of youth, while playfulness is […]
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