For Australia, violence prevention at home and abroad

Preventing violence against women is a rallying cry for Australians. It's also a cornerstone of the country's foreign policy. Devex interviews Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls Natasha Stott Despoja.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.