Borgen Magazine Articles Highlight Passage Of U.S. Global Development, Health-Related Legislation
Borgen Magazine: Global Food Security Reauthorization Act Passed
Emily Triolet, writer at Borgen Magazine, discusses the passage of the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act and its role in addressing global hunger and poverty (1/30).
Borgen Magazine: 5 Major Anti-Poverty Bills Passed in 2018
John Chapman, journalist intern at Borgen Magazine, highlights five bills passed by Congress in 2018, including the BUILD Act, PEPFAR Extension Act, African Growth and Opportunity (AGOA) and MCA Modernization Act, Protecting Girls Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act, and Global Food Security Reauthorization Act. Chapman writes, “Thanks to the bipartisan effort of American legislators, young women around the world will gain access to education, new investments in emerging markets are being made possible, those suffering from HIV and AIDS will continue to receive life-saving medical care, and global hunger is one step closer to becoming a problem of the past. … The progress made by the five major anti-poverty bills passed in 2018 is cause for celebration, but millions of people around the world are depending on continued momentum going through 2019” (1/31).