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It’s Complicated: Lessons for GBV Prevention in WASH Programs

Olivia Tisa | SaraJane Renfroe | Lorraine R Kudayah-D’Almeida
December 9, 2022
4 Minute Read
The development community cannot meet its commitments for improving access to safe water and sanitation without integrating safeguarding measures to prevent and respond to GBV.
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Supporting Access to Justice for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Ana María Iannini Uribe
December 5, 2022
4 Minute Read
By working with local organizations and judicial institutions in Colombia, we supported the improvement of access to justice for survivors of gender-based violence.
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3 Ways to Integrate Disability Inclusion and Accessibility in Procurement

Rachel Chaikof | Etimah Mutsago | Johana Elangwe
December 2, 2022
4 Minute Read
More than 15 percent of the world’s population have a disability, and face obstacles that limit their participation in daily life activities.
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Development Works Here with Taylor Jack

Taylor Jack
November 22, 2022
< 1 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
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High-Impact Partnerships for Closing the Gender Digital Divide

Estefania McPhaul | Sonia Jahangir Seth
November 4, 2022
5 Minute Read
If women were to fully participate in the economy identically to men, this would contribute $28 trillion (26 percent) to annual global GDP by 2025.
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Why Holistic Inclusion Matters for Stabilization Programs

Saeed Uri | Bahar Aljammoor
September 28, 2022
5 Minute Read
Understanding the context of a place is one of the first tasks of a stabilization program, and the social fabric of a community is critical to that knowledge.
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How to Promote Meaningful Partnerships with Indigenous Peoples

Carlos Flores | Nataly Cruz-Castillo
August 26, 2022
5 Minute Read
Development priorities from donors and implementing partners have not always aligned with the priorities of Indigenous peoples. By adapting our approaches and promoting meaningful partnerships, we can achieve sustainable development that meets the needs of these communities.