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USAID Promotes Women’s, Girls’ Rights

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: If You ‘Let Girls Learn,’ You Save Lives Too
Chris Thomas, a communications adviser in the Bureau for Global Health at USAID, writes about the agency’s efforts to promote women’s and girls’ rights. “…USAID Assistant Administrator Ariel Pablos-Mendez said by coupling family planning investments with policies supporting child survival, girls’ education and job creation — especially those targeting women — countries can be positioned to realize substantial economic growth that lifts everyone out of poverty…” (6/26).

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