At a conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant Crisis, a State Department official laid out the dangers to women caused by the former Maduro regime.
The United States and Honduras have signed four arrangements over the past week to address irregular mass migration and to protect families seeking asylum.
New U.S. assistance will go toward alleviating the Venezuelan people's humanitarian crisis and to bolster democratic governance in the country.
Nicolás Maduro's corruption and mismanagement place Venezuelan women and girls, whether at home or overseas, in harm's way.
After government troops killed and injured several members of Venezuela's indigenous Pemon people in February, more than 1,300 fled to Brazil.
Secretary Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is redoubling its efforts to strengthen ties in the Western Hemisphere, including its relationship with Ecuador.
June 20 is World Refugee Day, a day to recognize the plight of millions forced to flee their homes. Learn one Venezuelan family's story.
Russia recently sent military personnel and weapons to Venezuela's dictator Nicolás Maduro under the guise of "humanitarian aid."
The international community is working to support the Venezuelan people. Some countries are also hosting those who have fled.