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Winrock International announces 2023 staff photo contest winners

Jan 24 2024

At Winrock, we believe in the power of a well-told story. Throughout human history, storytelling has been our best tool for relating, remembering, teaching, influencing and connecting. As the old saying goes, a picture is worth 1,000 words. This was the origin of the 2023 Winrock photo contest. Entries could focus on any aspect of […]

Dedicated leaders advance Central Asia’s efforts to combat human trafficking

Jan 18 2024

This story was originally published by USAID Kyrgyz Republic. Millions of Central Asians leave their homes each year in search of more lucrative job opportunities. However, due to insufficient protection of migrants’ rights and safe migration routes, many are at risk of exploitation. For the past 20 years, the U.S. Department of State has published […]

USAID Kyrgyz Republic features: “Migrant.kg provides a ray of hope for Kyrgyz Republic labor migrants”

Jan 16 2024

The USAID Safe Migration in Central Asia activity, which aims to strengthen the mutual accountability of governments, NGOs and the private sector to prevent trafficking in persons, protect survivors, and promote safe migration, is featured in an article published by USAID Kyrgyz Republic Exposure. “Migrant.kg provides a ray of hope for Kyrgyz Republic labor migrants” […]
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USAID Asia CTIP: Evidence2Action conference collaborates on survivor-centered approaches

Jan 16 2024

By the USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) project team at Winrock International. Have you ever wondered how survivor narratives are able to not just inspire, but actively reshape the landscape of counter-trafficking interventions? This increasingly salient theme was at the core of a series of workshops, dialogues and conversations at the 2023 Evidence2Action […]

A community’s effort to educate its children

Jan 5 2024

Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4, which focuses on inclusive and equitable quality education, is a challenge, as approximately 57 million primary school-aged children remain out of school, most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Among them were 35 kindergarten-aged children in Essonkrom, Ghana, until their parents and other community members, with support from the U.S. Department […]

USAID Kyrgyz Republic features: “Resilience and Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of a Survivor”

Dec 1 2023

The USAID Safe Migration in Central Asia activity, which aims to strengthen the mutual accountability of governments, NGOs and the private sector to prevent trafficking in persons, protect survivors, and promote safe migration, is featured in an article published by USAID Kyrgyz Republic. “Resilience and Triumph: The Inspiring Journey of a Survivor” shares the story […]

Central Asian governments boost efforts to combat trafficking in persons

Aug 21 2023

Just before World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2023, representatives of Central Asian governments and civil society partners gathered at a conference in Astana, Kazakhstan, to share their experiences, knowledge and successes combating trafficking in persons. Winrock President and CEO Rodney Ferguson joined a panel to discuss Winrock-implemented counter-trafficking projects in the region, including the […]

Research into Action: U.S. Counter-Trafficking Leaders Discuss 2023 TIP Report

Aug 10 2023

The 2023 U.S. Department of State (USDOS) Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, now in its 23rd year, is an annual global reference point for governments, civil society and citizens leading the fight against trafficking in persons. It is also a guide for the diverse programming that the U.S. government supports annually to combat TIP through […]

Helping others return home

Aug 1 2023

Salam, 26, used to work in the textile industry in Bangladesh. However, as the main financial provider for his family of seven, it was hard for them to survive on his salary. So, in 2022, after hearing about a great job opportunity from a friend’s uncle, he pursued the position as a computer operator in […]
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