Integrating inclusion and equity into programming: lessons from Read Liberia

In its programs, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) attempts to address inclusion and equality issues that are not limited to education but that relate to all sectors—such as health care, politics, and economic growth—to more systematically resolve those issues in the most effective ways possible. One such cross-cutting issue that Read Liberia explicitly addressed is the need to foster greater inclusion and equality for everyone, including women, girls, and individuals who are historically marginalized, such as individuals with disabilities and individuals from minority social or religious populations. Read this brief to learn how Read Liberia wove gender and inclusion into all aspects of its programming.