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Making fashion free of forced labor

Designers, advocates and others are among those working to keep fashion free of forced labor. Learn about their efforts and what you can do.
Tage Rita holding up glass of wine (© Sunny Chetry)

AWE alumna’s winery brings economic growth to rural India

The State Department's Academy for Women Entrepreneurs has helped Tage Rita, of India, and many other businesswomen worldwide succeed.
Collage of flags of Japan, Australia, United States and India (State Dept./Flag images: © Shutterstock)

The Quad: Meeting global challenges

Leaders from the Quad nations of the U.S., Australia, India and Japan will address COVID-19 and other challenges at a summit in Tokyo.
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Transforming digital access in the Western Hemisphere

The Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles, will focus on digital improvements to catalyze a healthy economy.
Charred remains of staircase in theater that was bombed (© Alexei Alexandrov/AP Images)

War in Ukraine damages major cultural sites

Russia's bombs are hitting civilians and sites important to Ukraine's history and cultural identity. Find out which sites are damaged.
Man looking at material on pallet marked with U.S. flag and 'COVAX' (© Ebrahim Hamid/AFP/Getty Images)

Countries step up global fight against COVID-19

Dozens of nations, private sector groups and nonprofits recently announced new contributions to the global fight against COVID-19.
Man standing in parched land near carcasses of goats (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. supports countries amid Putin’s food crisis

The U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars to help people in Africa facing food shortages worsened by Putin's war against Ukraine.
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Training Ghana’s health workers to fight COVID-19

A U.S. Agency for International Development program trains health workers to vaccinate their communities against COVID-19.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [rolling updates]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.