Next year's U.S. spending bill allocates the same level of funding for efforts against gender-based violence. But a slight change in language ensures the money is explicitly authorized, Women Thrive Worldwide’s senior policy manager tells Devex.

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  • Anna Patricia Valerio

    Anna Patricia Valerio is a former Manila-based development analyst who focused on writing innovative, in-the-know content for senior executives in the international development community. Before joining Devex, Patricia wrote and edited business, technology and health stories for BusinessWorld, a Manila-based business newspaper.