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Stories from the work MEDA does around the world.

The Critical Role of Security, MEDA Global

Security at MEDA – always an important part of operations – has taken on an even more critical role as we navigate the COVID pandemic. Scott Ruddick, MEDA’s security director

Celebrating International Day of Rural Women in Ukraine

In rural Ukraine, women have less access to business training and networking opportunities. MEDA’s Ukrainian Horticulture Business Development Project (UHBDP) held a forum to celebrate International Day of Rural Women

The MEDA Approach: Human Rights in Business

The international development industry’s understanding of human rights stems from a commitment to the fulfillment of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights; a seminal document for human rights policy

The MEDA Approach: Human Rights in Business

A woman from MEDA’s GROW project exercising her economic rights protected under 2 of the 9 core human rights instruments: the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the

social change

Want to invest in social change? There’s a way to do that

Impact investment approaches have become increasingly sophisticated, targeting very specific improvements, such as increased gender equality and environmental protection.  Gender lens investment, or GLI, can promote greater gender equality by increasing capital for