Posts Tagged ‘ USAID ’

U.S. Support for Women’s Empowerment: The Work of USAID

Mar 8th, 2015 | By

By Suzanne York, If you’re an American, you might be pleased to hear how your taxpayer dollars are being used at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), especially in support of women.  On this International Women’s Day, here is a brief look at what our international aid agency is doing. Gender and Empowerment
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Demystifying the Demographic Dividend

Aug 9th, 2012 | By
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By Suzanne York, Over half the world’s population of 7 billion people is age 25 or under. The opportunities we provide these youths, and the choices they make – especially in terms of health, education, and jobs – will make a huge difference in our future, including whether global population rises to 10 billion
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