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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.
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U.S. rushes humanitarian aid to Ukraine

The U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine and partnering to deliver support.
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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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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.
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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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America’s enduring partnership with ASEAN

The U.S. and ASEAN are celebrating 45 years of collaboration and partnership with a special summit in Washington May 12–13.
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Pacific countries stand with Ukraine

Numerous Pacific nations are sending humanitarian or military aid to Ukraine in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression.
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Uyghurs abroad suffer ‘collective grief’

Many Uyghurs who live outside the People's Republic of China struggle with not knowing the fate of their loved ones in China.
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Putin’s war sends global food prices skyrocketing

The Kremlin's war against Ukraine, a major producer of wheat and vegetable oil, is disrupting trade and increasing global food prices.