PRI Examines Distribution Of U.S. Foreign Aid To Support Gender Equality

PRI: How the U.S. distributes $1.3 billion in aid for women around the world
“…The State Department asked Congress in February to approve $1.34 billion in foreign aid to support gender equality and address gender-based violence. Investments in women — their rights, benefits, and representation — could lead to greater economic growth and increased peace and security, the department said. … But how exactly will the money get spent? We reviewed the details of the proposed budget to break it down…” (Ser, 10/27).